The principles of Beta Gamma Sigma are represented by three Greek words, the initials of which for the names of the Society.
Beta signifies honor. Honor is personal integrity and excellence of character. It is an enduring quality found in all persons who deserve to lead other.
Gamma signifies wisdom. Wisdom is knowledge test by experience and tempered by discerning judgement. It abhors prejudice; it insists upon freedom of thought and expression.
Sigma signifies earnestness. Earnestness is enthusiasm measured by; achievement, disciplined by reason and ennobled by sincerity. It is that dynamic quality which is essential for all great achievement.