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Candidate Requirements

The requirements for being a CANDIDATE in Beta Alpha Psi are as follows:

  • Declare a major in accounting, finance, or information systems at UF

  • Complete at least 6 professional hours per semester

  • Complete at least 6 service hours per semester

  • Complete at least 4 outside hours (professional or service) per semester

  • Pay candidate dues of $75

Membership Requirements

The requirements for being initiated as a MEMBER in Beta Alpha Psi are as follows:

  • Be an active candidate for at least one semester

  • Satisfy the candidate hour requirement above

  • Complete at least two 3000-level accounting courses at UF (for undergrads) or at least one 5000-level or higher accounting course at UF (for grads)

  • Earn a cumulative 3.0 accounting GPA in all 3000-level and above accounting courses taken at UF

  • Earn a cumulative 3.0 UF GPA

  • Pay initiation dues of $60

Once initiated as a member, members must continue to meet the hour requirements (until they graduate) to remain in good standing. Failure to meet the mandatory hour requirements or any conduct which demonstrates that the member is not of good moral character will result in expulsion of the member. Once an initiated member graduates, they will then be granted Alumni status.