ALPHA PSI is a
national honorary organization for Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha
Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and
professional excellence in the business information field. This
includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance
and information systems; providing opportunities for
self-development, service and association among members and
practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical,
social, and public responsibility.
Beta Alpha Psi
was founded in 1919. By 2006, there will be 263 chapters on
college and university campuses with over 300,000 members
initiated since Beta Alpha Psi's formation. .
Beta Alpha Psi includes those persons of good moral character
who have achieved scholastic and/or professional excellence in
the fields of accounting, finance, or information systems, who
have been initiated by an existing chapter and who remain in
scholastic requirements for undergraduate membership are set
forth in the
by-laws. Graduate student
initiates must have been accepted and matriculated into a
master’s degree level program.
establishes a program for chapter activities to serve as a guide
and incentive for chapter competition. The goal of chapter
activities is to involve all members fully in chapter affairs.
SUCCESSFUL CHAPTER OPERATION REQUIRES PARTICIPATION BY MOST
MEMBERS IN ATTENDING MEETINGS, SERVING ON COMMITTEES,
PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES, AND STRIVING FOR ACADEMIC
All chapters are
evaluated annually on their service to members, campus,
community, and profession. Superior chapters are recognized each
year at the Beta Alpha Psi's annual meeting.
activities are divided into categories according to: plan of
activities and budget, initiations, professional programs,
involvement in campus and professional activities, community
service, and annual year-end report. Activities include speeches
and panel discussions by students, faculty and professionals;
field trips; business meetings; and a wide variety of
professional, social, and service activities.
accounting, finance and information systems students are
familiar with Beta Alpha Psi and its activities. It is
understood that Beta Alpha Psi represents excellence and that
its activities are designed to supplement a student's education.
of student members include:
Attendance at chapter meetings, socials,
and recruiting events,
Attendance at regional meetings
Attendance and participation at the
To Pledge, do the
bring these items to the next Beta Alpha Psi event, drop them
off at the McKenna receptionist desk, or return them to
the reporter .
“Pledge Application Form”
$55 check written to SPU – School of
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