Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS


Below are the two designations undergraduate students can apply as:

  1. Candidate
  • Be enrolled in the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston-Main Campus
  • Attend at least one orientation session
  • Have a current minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA.
  • Have a current minimum 3.0 major or intended major GPA in Accounting, Finance or MIS courses. MIS 3300 and FINA 3332 do not count toward your major GPA.
  • Have completed or are currently enrolled in at least one 3000-level major course in Accounting, Finance, or MIS beyond the business core. This does not include MIS 3300 and FINA 3332.
  • Submit the most recent version of your advisement report.
  1. Associate
  • Be enrolled in the University of Houston-Main Campus
  • Attend at least one orientation session
  • Have a current minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA.
  • Have not taken and are not enrolled in 3000-level major course in Accounting, Finance, or MIS.
  • Submit the most recent version of your advisement report.
  • Associates are able to get a head start on their career by getting access to the exclusive networking and professional development opportunities offered by Beta Alpha Psi. However, you are not eligible to become a member at the end of the semester.

Please note that you must apply for the designation that you meet the qualifications for. You may not apply to be an associate if you meet the qualifications to be a candidate and vice versa.

For graduate and CAP students, membership qualifications hinge upon where you completed your undergraduate degree. All graduate and CAP students can only be a candidate. There is no associate status.

  1. If you have a bachelor’s degree Accounting, Finance or MIS from UH-Main, you must
  • Attend at least one orientation session
  • Have a minimum 3.3 cumulative undergrad GPA.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 major undergrad GPA.
  • Must be enrolled in a 5000-level or 7000-level Accounting, Finance or MIS course.
  • Must send their UH unofficial transcript as a substitute for their Advisement report.
  1. If you have a bachelor’s degree in another major (not Accounting, Finance or MIS) from UH-Main.
  • Attend at least one orientation session
  • Have completed at least one semester of Accounting, Finance or MIS graduate courses.
  • Have a minimum 3.3 cumulative graduate GPA.
  • Must send their UH unofficial transcript as a substitute for their Advisement report.
  1. If you have a bachelor’s degree in any major from another university, you must:
  • Attend at least one orientation session
  • Have completed at least one semester of Accounting, Finance or MIS graduate courses.
  • Have a minimum 3.3 cumulative graduate GPA.
  • Must send their UH unofficial transcript as a substitute for their Advisement report.

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