There are two
types of membership in South Carolina Beta:
Associate membership is offered to any student who has an interest
in a health-related career. These members may attend all AED events
and conventions with the exception of annual elections, and they
receive the monthly chapter newsletter. There is no GPA requirement;
only a $10 fee is charged. Freshmen are welcome to join as associate
Full membership is available to students beginning
in the spring of their sophomore year. To be eligible, students
must have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a math/science GPA of 3.0.
A one-time intitiation fee is charged (in 2006, this was $85).
The initiation ceremony is held every spring. Full members are
entitled to all privileges and assume a responsibility to be active