The ACCOUNTING society
The Accounting Society is open to all students from all walks of life. Whether you are a working mother or just transferred into Long Beach, this is one of the best places to start if you are still uncertain about studying accounting.
Membership costs $65. This covers:
In addition, you may attend (but aren't required) all speaking engagements, community service, social events, and the Awards & Initiation Banquet.
The Accounting Society is ideal if you are:
How else can I get involved if I'm in the Accounting Society?
You can join and work with other members in a number of committees that we have. Committee members are an integral part of our organization, and participants in committees are recognized accordingly.
Of the eight officer positions, two of the positions are open to Accounting Society members.
Have any questions?
Contact the Director of Accounting Society
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi (BAΨ) is open to students who have met the requirements set forth by the chapter and the national office. If you are the kind of person that goes above and beyond and want something in recognition of your hard work, BAΨ is the place to go.
All prospective members of BAΨ must undergo a semester-long pledging process.
The cost to pledge is a one time fee of $140. This covers:
In order to pledge for BAΨ, students must meet the following requirements:
All pledges must:
Complete at least 50 hours of service, consisting of:
Attend the following events:
Adhere to the candidate handbook, explained at the Candidate Class meeting.
Have any questions?
Contact the Director of Records
Want more information? Click here to download the Spring 2017 Activity Packet!
Our organization uses BeachSYNC. It is a platform that allows us to manage all event RSVPs, memberships, hour tracking, and more. It also enables us to be a paper-less organization. Less time spent on paper work, more time spent on members.
To sign up for our organization, all members must be a student at Cal State Long Beach with a valid student I.D. number.
Frequently asked questions
What accounting courses count for BAΨ?
ACCT 300A, 300B, 320, 351, 400, 470, and 480.
ACCT 201 and 202 do not count toward pledging requirements; however, they can be included in the calculation of your Accounting GPA.
What can I get out of it?
All of the chapter's resources are at your disposal: Tutoring, firm tours, network events, speaking engagements, alumni connections, and more. But ultimately, it is up for you to decide how much you really gain from the experience.
How do I know if this is for me?
BAΨ is not for everyone; however, we have members that come from all walks of life. What we all have in common is this:
We're over achievers.
We love what BAΨ represents.
And in some way, BAΨ has impacted our lives in a positive way.
I'm busy, but I want to be apart of BAΨ.
Provided that you are committed, we can work out a schedule for you to adhere to.