Psi Chi

Psi Chi is a national honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.

Advantages Of Membership include:

  • Documentation:   A membership certificate and card show your affiliation with a nationally recognized honor society.

  • References:   Membership in Psi Chi provides you with references for graduate school admissions and employment opportunities.

  • Experience:   As a member, you are also eligible to gain valuable experience in group and professional activities that are not typically offered in undergraduate curricula.

  • Opportunity:   Psi Chi provides members with opportunities to compete with other students for research grants, publish original research in its Journal of Undergraduate Research, attend professional conferences, and network with other Psi Chi members.

  • Recognition:   Membership in Psi Chi exemplifies your commitment to the academic study of psychology, a characteristic that is recognized by graduate school admissions committees and employers alike.

Eligibility for membership at BHSU includes:

  • A declared major or minor in Psychology

  • Status as a second semester sophomore with at least nine credit hours of psychology coursework.

  • A GPA of 3.1 in both psychology coursework and cumulative grades.

To apply for membership:

Please see Dr. Cheryl Anagnopoulos in Jonas Skywalk 213 for an application. 

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