Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is a nonprofit international honorary and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited universities.
Its stated purposes include recognition of outstanding academic achievements in the fields of accounting, finance, and information systems; promotion of the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines; provision of opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals; and encouragement of a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibilities. The Epsilon Theta Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi was installed at Kansas State University in April 1978.
Requirements for Membership
- Have declared a major in accounting, finance, or information systems (or have stated an intention to declare a major in accounting, finance, or information systems)
- Have completed, in addition to two years (60 semester hours) of collegiate courses, at least one upper-level course in accounting beyond Accounting for Business Operations and Accounting for Investing and Financing or their equivalents
- Have attained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (where A is equal to 4.0)
- Have attained a cumulative grade point average in upper-level accounting courses of at least 3.0 (where A is equal to 4.0)