Students are encouraged to build their leadership skills, create networking opportunities, and develop long-lasting friendships. Students may interact with the faculty of the University, particularly members of the Accounting faculty, through participation in student organizations. Four student organizations are geared toward accounting majors:
Beta Alpha Psi
An honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, Beta Alpha Psi’s primary objective is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field including 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 be eligible for membership in Beta Alpha Psi, you must have completed at least ACCT 3131 (Intermediate Accounting I), have at least a 3.0 GPA in all upper level accounting courses, and have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Membership to Beta Alpha Psi is by invitation only.
Acquaints students interested in accounting with the wide variety of career options available in the field. To join the Accounting Association, please print out the following application and bring it, and any dues, to the first meeting.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Specifically for students interested in fraud examination and forensic studies. This organization prepares interested students for the Certified Fraud Examiners test. To become a member, please print attached application and bring it, and any dues, to the first ACFE meeting.
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
Promotes leadership, academic excellence, and enhances professional opportunities for minority students interested in accounting.
Last updated: 10/28/2014