The Five and Eight

All members of Tau Beta Sigma strive to live by the following ideals:

The “Five Qualities” to be observed by Tau Beta Sigma members at all times:

1. Knowledge and development of your physical powers in the quest for good health and bodily perfection;

2. Recognition and development of your intellectual potential;

3. Appreciation for and the maintenance of the highest moral standards;

4. Achievement of and the personification within you of lofty spiritual ideals;

5. Cultivation and maintenance of your emotional poise under all conditions.

The “Eight Essential Factors” which promote friendship and respect among Sorority members:

1. Physical and mental qualities of an attractive nature;

2. Demonstrated loyalty and dependability to those persons and institutions deserving of it;

3. A truthfulness and honesty which instills a sense of trust in others;

4. A cheerfulness at all times and under all circumstances, even in the face of great trial;

5. A mutual interest in the Art of Music in its performance and in the aesthetic qualities it can project to others;

6. Generosity of mind, heart, and hand;

7. Tolerance, tempered with kindness and a consideration for the needs of others;

8. Fortitude and courage to see an ideal, to seize upon it, and follow it wherever it may lead you in Tau Beta Sigma.