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Chi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi

National Academic and Professional Accounting Organization

If you are interested in being a candidate for Beta Alpha Psi membership, our next round of applications will open in August of 2019.

Eligibility for Membership

  • Must be an accounting major,
  • Currently enrolled in or previously passed Foundational Accounting Skills (ACCT 3003),
  • Have a “B” average in all upper-division accounting courses (taken at OSU or other accredited institutions), and
  • Have a 3.25 overall GPA (or a 3.5 in the last 30 hours at OSU). 
  • M.S. in Accounting students are automatically eligible for candidateship.

Requirements to become a Member

To complete your candidacy, you must attend or complete the following:

  • Attend ALL semester events on the attached calendar
  • Perform 12 hours of community service (Service Event, tutoring, proctoring, Head Start, Habitat for Humanity, or other approved events), and
  • Pay $100 dues ($75 one-time National fee and $25 yearly chapter fee)

Requirements to stay a member (for semester after candidacy and each following semester)

  • Attend ALL professional meetings during semester
  • Attend at least one initiation during the year
  • Complete at least 6 hours of service per semester of BAP approved service activities
  • Attend at least one welcome back event per year

Incentives for Membership

  • Scholarships awarded each year to outstanding candidates and members as evidenced by involvement in chapter professional and service activities.
  • Free Beta Alpha Psi T-Shirt/Sweatshirt.
  • Office visits to Accounting Firms in OKC and Tulsa during the spring semester.
  • Graduation regalia.
  • Networking opportunities with firm recruiters and key personnel prior to interviews.

After the application deadline has passed, we will contact you at the email you list with more information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our BAP Chapter, Chapter President Jacob Neufeld or our Chapter Advisor, Sarah Johnson.

Current Officers

Jacob Neufeld

President

Jacob Neufeld 

Delaney Nisbett

Vice President

Delaney Nisbett

Hannah Goodman

Candidate/Membership Chair

Hannah Goodman

 

 

Reporter

Nicole Johnson

Brooke Johnson

Treasurer

Brooke Johnson

Eric Reimer

Marketing/School Outreach Chair

Eric Reimer

 

Zack Askins

Community Outreach Chair

Zackery Askins

 

Sarah Johnson

Advisor

Sarah Johnson

Craig Sisneros 

Co-Advisor

Craig Sisneros

 

BAP Officers and advisor with Pistol Pete

BAP students

BAP Student

 

Events

Fall 2019

Date Time Event Invited

1/13/2020

N/A First Day of School  

1/23/2020

6:30 p.m. Orientation Meeting/Fall 2020 Candidate Initiation

All ACCT majors

1/30/2020

6:30 p.m. Meet The Firms

All ACCT majors/All Companies

2/7/2020

N/A Candidate Applications Due  
   

2020 BAP Regional Meeting, New Orleans, LA

BAP Officers

2/21/2020

All Day

Firm Visit Field Trip (Tulsa)

BAP members, candidates, and summer leadership qualifiers

3/6/2020

All Day

Firm Visit Field Trip (OKC)

BAP members, candidates, and summer leadership qualifiers

3/16/2020

 

***Spring Break***

 

3/26/2020

 

6:30PM

Professional Meeting - Hosted by the OSCPA - Ethical Decision Making Skills

 

All ACCT majors/All Companies

Tentative

All Day

Firm Visit Field Trip (Industry) - P66 Accounting & Finance Student Forum

BAP members, candidates, and summer leadership qualifiers

Tentative

TBD

Service Project: Remember the Ten Run

BAP candidates and members only

4/30/2020

6:30 p.m.

SoA Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

Scholarship awardees only