Hello Candidates and Members,

This post will provide you with some information in order to ease your transition into being a candidate. Just to be clear, there are two items to fill out.

If you attended Orientation you have already received this paper form (containing the scavenger hunt). If you did NOT attend orientation please access this packet and turn a hard copy in: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1whm5fh9rIwBzXqeSQNDpHjFvAS3hYAR4I_9B4WQDbBI/edit?usp=sharing

THEN please fill out our online form through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1iAoXFCZ-2W2nQuDyKubKWdTDahv9x89xnJVGSyvlxAQ/edit?usp=sharing

If you already attained membership and would like to continue with Beta Alpha Psi, please access this packet and turn in a hard copy: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17WV7dXgJ8OSU2L5xGi7KQX7-faJPTE6n4c6TK59RG10/edit?usp=sharing

THEN please fill out our member online form through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Yf1vIQ2-ObOdrRfndsm7jhWQlJPIUxMxad69ABep4F4/edit?usp=sharing

In order to be a candidate, you must complete the following by September 15th (Meet the Officers):

  • Turn in your scavenger hunt to either the BAP office or Angelica Perez
  • Pay your dues of $125 to either Andrea Leimer or Alexander Valenzuela
  • Turn in Photo Release form to either the BAP office or Angelica Perez
  • “Like” the BAP Facebook page (facebook.com/BetaAlphaPsiatUCF)
  • Enroll in Remind101 by texting the number 81010 the message “@amehd”
  • Turn in your official, sealed transcript to either the BAP office or Angelica Perez (Due date extended to September 18th)

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 6 of the 9 weekly meetings
  • Earn 25 Professional points, 20 Service points, and 15 Social points
  • Attend Meet the Officers and our Candidate Picnic.
  • Maintain GPA requirements

If you have any further questions, please email our VP of Membership, Angelica Perez, at vpmembership@bapucf.com. Thank you for being a candidate and we look forward to you joining our organization!