Join for your growth and countless opportunities. As a member of Beta Alpha Psi, you will have access to resources, such as resume drops and mock interviews. A member-only handbook compiled of technical information and connections will be provided. Within the networking realm, members receive invitations to office hours and are allowed early entrance into speaking engagements that we host throughout the year. Get a head start on your career, and be apart of a driven and supportive community! Networking goes beyond the connections you build with accounting professionals and also includes the interactions with our alumni and other members of our community. Additional benefits include a certificate, pin, and stole for our members upon graduation.
...your application will be reviewed for admission into Beta Alpha Psi as a “Petitioning Candidate.” As a Petitioning Candidate, you must fulfill the following requirements by mid-Spring quarter (in 2022) to become a Recognized Member. Please put that you are “Petitioning Candidate” on your resume until you become a Recognized Member by completing ALL requirements.
A) GPA Requirement For undergraduate UCI students:
UCI cumulative GPA of 3.25 OR 3.0 cumulative combined with a 3.4 business concentration GPA
For NEW MPAc students who do not have an MPAc GPA yet:
Please send us an undergraduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable). You must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25 OR 3.0 cumulative combined with a 3.4 GPA in your business concentration courses from your undergraduate program.
For MPAc students WITH a GPA:
3.25 GPA minimum
B) Course Completion
Completed or be enrolled in at least one accounting, finance, or information systems course beyond the introductory level. MGMT 131A (Intermediate Accounting 1) is the minimum at UCI.
C) Unit Completion
Completed at least 68 units
D) Submit your resume
Submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the email subject name: “Last Name, First Name, 2021 BAP Membership Resume”
E) Professional Events Complete at least 6 professional events (speaking engagements, resume workshops) per candidacy period (candidacy period ends mid-spring quarter)
NOTE: 5 professional events can be done during fall/winter quarter, but the last 1 must be completed during Spring quarter
F) Community Service Complete at least 8 hours of community service events per candidacy period (candidacy period ends mid-spring quarter) and fill out this form to verify your hours. Please click here to view the slideshow for in-person and virtual volunteering opportunities
Contact our Director of External Affairs, Laura Edrich, at email@example.com if you have more questions regarding this requirement, or if you have ideas on how you can give back to the community