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Beta Alpha Psi

Become a Member


Candidates must have:

  • Completed or be currently enrolled in a 300-level accounting class; candidates who have completed a 300-level accounting class must have a 3.0 or higher GPA in upper-level accounting classes.
  • Attained overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Declared a major in accounting.
  • At least the equivalent of one academic year remaining at the time of becoming a candidate.  (The one year requirement was recently instituted by the Constitution of Beta Alpha Psi.)


Candidates and members are required to fulfill the following minimum requirements each semester:

  • Five (5) professional events.
  • Six (6) hours of service (one BAP hour is 50 minutes, not 60 minutes).
  • One (1) social activity.



  • When becoming a member, there is a one-time national membership fee of $55 and a candidate fee of $10.
  • To remain a member for subsequent semesters, there is a chapter fee of $20 per semester.


For transfer students: The most recent qualifying course must be at the initiating institution or another AACSB accredited institution.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14