The primary objectives of the Beta Psi chapter are:
To encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
To show accounting, management and information systems, and finance majors the wide variety of job opportunities available encompassing public, corporate, and governmental careers.
To further the study and the practice of accounting among the members, and to promote professional and social interaction between members, business professionals, faculty, and alumni through weekly activities.
Provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals.
Encourage a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibilities.
According to the Beta Alpha Psi Constitution, the official requirements for membership are as follows:
Section 1.The membership of this fraternity shall be limited to those persons who have achieved scholastic and/or professional excellence in the fields of accounting, finance or information systems.
Section 2. The members of this fraternity shall be those persons who have been initiated according to the official ritual, have paid required fees, and are in good standing.
Section 3. Membership shall be open to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, disability, national origin, or veteran status.
Section 4. Membership shall be evidenced by a certificate of membership, authenticated by official signatures and the seal of the fraternity, that shall be issued to each Student, Faculty, and Honorary initiate upon payment of the initiation fee.
Section 5. Membership shall consist of five categories: Student, Faculty, Alumnus, Honorary, and Pledges. Students who have graduated and faculty who have terminated their employment shall become Alumni members.
Section 6. Membership may be terminated by resignation or expulsion.
Additionally, the Beta Psi Chapter requires that all members must:
To become a Beta Alpha Psi pledge, you must meet the following requirements:
Individuals may continue as Pledges so long as they remain active in the chapter. Pledges will cease to be classified as pledges when they no longer have a declared area of concentration in accounting, finance, or information systems.
Dues for membership are as follows:
Membership Dues are used to fund various activities that all members can take part in.