Officers' Meeting

4:15PM - 6:00PM

Monday

Simpson Tower

ST F512

General Meeting

4:30PM - 5:50PM

Wednesday 

Salazar Hall

SH - 237

Accounting Office

Simpson Tower 

ST F517

Mailing Address

Beta Alpha Psi
Accounting Department, ST-F517 
5151 State University Drive 
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Requirements

WHY BAP?

 

Beta Alpha Psi is truly a place where opportunity is embraced, as evidenced by the wide variety of activities members are involved in on a yearly basis. Its commitment to programming, networking, and community involvement serves as the foundation in which members gain valuable leadership skills that help set the tone for careers after graduation. Those skills, coupled with the opportunity to interact with faculty, employers, and peers in a unique and informative way are what sets the organization apart and makes it both worthwhile and fulfilling.

 

Additional benefits include:

 

  • Learning professional application of classroom concepts

  • Officer opportunities are available, even as a new member, to enhance leadership skills

  • Building rapport between accounting, finance, and computer information system students

  • Joining an internationally known professional financial information organization that is viewed upon very highly in public accounting circles

  • Developing professional skills

  • Meeting company recruiters, managers, and partners

  • Traveling to regional and national conferences throughout the United States

  • Having fun!

 

REQUIREMENTS 

 

Students seeking to be a candidate are expected to:

  • Obtain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0+

  • Have declared a concentration in:

    • Accounting

    • Finance

    • Computer Information Systems

  • Graduation should not be within the semester you first join BAP

  • See members responsibility (listed below)

 

Students seeking to be initiated in our chapter are expected to:

  • Meet candidate requirements (listed above)

  • Maintain a good standing status with BAP for two semesters

  • Have successfully completed at least one upper-level course beyond the business core

 

MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY

To be considered a candidate in good standing in each semester, you are expected to complete:

  • 9 General Meetings 

  • 3 Professional Events: Professional event hours include activities of a professional nature, including Meet The Firms, Fall Awards, Regional Meetings, and Annual Meetings

  • 2 Social Event (SE) 

  • Community Service (CS) Hours: Community service hours includes the activities we organize or actively promote. These may include the VITA Program, LA Food Bank, Union Rescue Mission, St. Francis Center etc.

    • 1st and 2nd-semester candidates:

      • Minimum of community service hours/semester

    • 3rd + semester candidates:

      • Minimum of 5 community service hours/semester

  • Volunteer for fundraiser for 3 hours

  • Recommended to meet with a faculty adviser at least once per semester

 

***Students interested in joining BAP will need to complete the application form and submit it prior to the deadline listed below:

  • For ALL members please submit the application by September 18, 2019