Candidate Information

Hello Candidates,


This post will provide you with some information in order to ease your transition into being a candidate. First off, we’ll start with the candidate packet. In order to be a candidate, you must complete the following by February 2nd (Meet the Officers):

  • Join BAP on KnightConnect and fill out the Candidate Packet form
  • Turn in your scavenger hunt to either the BAP office or Morgan Stinchcomb
  • Pay your dues of $100 to either Amelia Hovey or David Palazzolo
  • Turn in Photo Release form to either the BAP office or Morgan Stinchcomb
  • “Like” the BAP Facebook page (

..And complete the following by February 5th (Monday):

  • Turn in your official, sealed transcript to either the BAP office or Morgan Stinchcomb

Next up is the requirements to become a candidate. In order to be a candidate as an undergraduate student, you must:

  • Declared accounting or finance major who has completed Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting Courses
  • Must have at least 1 full semester remaining after this one
  • Be enrolled in or have taken Intermediate Accounting I
  • At least ONE from each column:

    Column A

    Column B
    Overall GPA requirements

    1. Cumulative 3.0 GPA in all courses
    2. 3.25 GPA in last 60 credit hours
    3. 3.5 GPA in last 30 credit hours

    Major GPA Requirements

    1. Cumulative 3.5 GPA in Principles of Financial & Managerial Accounting (ACG 2021 & ACG 2071)
    2. 3.2 GPA in all upper-level (3000 and above) Accounting and Finance courses (based on declared major).  This does NOT include core business classes

To be a candidate as a graduate student, you must:

  • Must be accepted into the Graduate program
  • Accounting or Finance concentration
  • Must have at least one academic semester remaining at UCF after semester of initiation
  • No GPA Requirement

Last up is the requirements to be inducted. In order to be inducted, you must:

  • Attend 7 of the 12 weekly meetings
  • Earn 25 Professional points, 20 Service points, and 15 Social points
  • Attend Meet the Officers, Candidate Picnic, and Low Ropes
  • Maintain GPA requirements

If you have any further questions, please email our VP of Membership, Morgan Stinchcomb, at Thank you for being a candidate and we look forward to you joining our organization!

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