Membership Requirements

Students must :

  • 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

*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. Associates who meet the point requirements to become member are allowed to attend the end of semester banquet and qualify for scholarships/Rewards.

Students must :

  • 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.

In order to become a Member, students must be enrolled with Beta Alpha Psi as a candidate and meet the following point requirements before the end of the semester. Students who successfully meet the criteria will be inducted as a member at the banquet.

New Members must earn : 

10 Points from Orientation || 20 Points from Ignite! Career Mixer || 20 Points from Track Night || 160 Points from Professional Meetings || 60 Points in Community service || 40 Points from Fundraising || 60 Points from Social Events || 30 Points in Membership Development  || 20 Points from Raffle Tickets || 20 Points from Election Night ||

Returning members must earn:

20 Points from Ignite! Career Mixer || 90 Points from Professional Meetings || 20 Points in Community Service || 30 Points from Fundraising || 40 Points from Social activities || 20 Points in Membership development || 20 Points from Election Night ||

*Failure to meet the active member requirements will result in an inactive status with Beta Alpha Psi. Students will be not be allowed to run for an officer position, nor be eligible for end of semester Rewards.

*Failure to meet the active member requirements will result in an inactive status with Beta Alpha Psi. Students will be not be allowed to run for an officer position, nor be eligible for end of semester Rewards.

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.

 

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.

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

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.

To be eligible to run for an officer position, students must have attained the appropriate amount of points to make member as a candidate OR have met the appropriate amount of points as a member to maintain active status.

 

To run for President of Beta Alpha Psi, students must first spend a semester in 1 of the 12 other officer positions.

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