Beta Alpha Psi Pledge and Membership requirements:

  1. Have a declared concentration in Accounting, Finance, or Information Management 

  2. Have completed two (2) years of collegiate business and non-business courses and; 

         a. enrolled in at least one upper division accounting course         

             chosen from: (ACCT 3150, 3470, 3720, 3730) or;

          b. enrolled in at least one upper division finance course                 

             chosen from: (FIN 4300, 4320, 4330) 

  3. Have achieved at least an overall GPA in upper level                                                  concentration courses of at least a 3.0 and;

         a. Have attained at least an overall GPA of 3.0 or;

         b. Have attained a least a 3.25 cumulative GPA of the most           

             recent 30 semester units.

  4. One full semester must be served as a candidate prior to                 

      becoming a member. This means a minimum of two (2)

      semesters must be served.

          a. One (1) semester as a candidate and;

          b. One (1) semester as a member

  5. As a candidate you are required to perform: four (4) hours           

      of tutoring and three (3) hours of community service.

  6. As a member you are required to perform two (2) hours of           

      tutoring and three (3) hours of community service.

  7. Candidates and members are required to participate in at             

      least 75% attendance of the Beta Alpha Psi chapter events.

  8. To become a member, you must be present at the initiation         


  9. Provide a hard copy of your current PAWS report to the               

      faculty adviser so he/she may check your academic                       

      eligibility. Turn in application and dues at the meeting.

       Faculty Adviser: Hang Pei, JB 134, 

        Schedule an appointment:

**Be sure to save your schedule for our Tuesday meetings at 4.



CANDIDATE FEE                                                                                 $75

FULL YEAR MEMBERSHIP (not including candidate fee)         $70

SEMESTER (not including candidate fee)                                    $52

NAME BADGE                                                                                    $15

T SHIRT (S, M, L, XL)                                                                         $20

Sash (If rent, $30 refund if returned)                                            $50

Graduation Cords (Red & Black)                                                   $10

Print application here and turn in at meeting.


FULL YEAR - Junior or Senior                                                          $60

SEMESTER - Junior or Senior                                                      $30

FULL YEAR - Freshmen or Sophomore                                          $40

NAME BADGE -                                                                                         $15

T SHIRT (S, M, L, XL, XXL)                                                               $20

Sash (If rent, $30 refund if returned)                                           $50


Print application here and turn in at meeting.

Why Join Beta Alpha Psi?

Beta Alpha Psi is recognized by Firms and Professionals as the Accounting Honors Organization. It is a stepping stone for all accounting & finance majors as an investment for the future. 

Membership to Beta Alpha Psi promotes leadership, integrity, continuous learning, and service through a variety of rewarding professional, social & community activities. 

Higher involvement on campus is preferred by Firms & Professionals. They tend to look for Beta Alpha Psi members especially those who are active and participate on campus while maintaining scholastic academic excellence. 

Why Join Accounting Association?

The Accounting Association is the accounting society at CSUSB and operates in collaboration with Beta Alpha Psi in activities and events.

Membership is open to all accounting and finance students, regardless of class level or gpa. The Accounting Association is tailored for Freshmen, Sophomores and Upperclassmen as a platform to joining Beta Alpha Psi after meeting the course requirements.


Being a member looks great on your resume. Members who are active on campus while maintaining academics and a busy schedule is what firms & professionals typically look for.


More involvement with an officer position can add weight to participation and members can also benefit in activities with Beta Alpha Psi. 


  • Discover and pursue career opportunities in the field of Accounting & Finance.

  • Meet, Network, Q/A with professionals and guest speakers at our exclusive weekly meetings.

  • First priority on Resume List & Firm selections for our main events: Meet The Firms & Spring Banquet.

  • Access to our main networking events: Meet The Firms, Spring Banquet and others.

  • Network with peers and our large faculty & alumni network. 

  • Access to weekly emails for meetings,  events, internships, scholarships and job opportunities. 

  • Local Firm Tour invites and events by accounting entities: Cal CPA, Board of Accountancy and more!

  • Not just a Resume item, but based on involvement and participation which determines job marketability.