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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 established at Kansas State University in April 1978.

To learn more about the K-State Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, see upcoming events, and explore membership information, please visit our website at https://ksubap.wixsite.com/123et.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Date

Time

Location

Event

Topic or Guest

Jan 22

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #1

Working Abroad-Intellectual Opportunity

Jan 29

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #2

Path to Partner

Feb 5

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #3

Critical Thinking Skills

Feb 12

6:00 – 7:45 pm

BB2101

Professional Activity

Research in Practice

Feb 19

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #4

New Officer Elections

Artificial Intelligence

Feb 26

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #5

Paperless Audit/Tax

Mar 5

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #6

Workplace Environment

Mar 12

6:00 – 7:45 pm

BB2101

Professional Activity

Fraud/Forensic Accounting

Mar 23-24

Depart Mar 22

Return Mar 24

 

Regional Meeting

Des Moines, Iowa

Embracing the Opportunity

Apr 2

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #7

Graduate Student Panel

Apr 9

6:15 pm

BB2101

Professional Meeting #8

Lean Accounting

Apr 16

TBA

TBD

New Officer Training

 

Apr 20

8 am to 5 pm

Wichita

Fieldtrip (prof. activity)

Details to be announced

Apr 24

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Atrium

Scholarship Gala

 

Apr 30

6:00 – 7:30 pm

TBD

Initiation Banquet

 

*Additional dates for service activities will be announced in January / February 2018.

 

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)

Contact

Jane Bloodgood, Faculty Advisor
janeb@ksu.edu

Sheila Luke-Coomes, Faculty Advisor
sheila@ksu.edu


Ashley Knoll, President
ashleydknoll@ksu.edu