Psi Chi is an International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.  The mission of Psi Chi is to produce well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible members committed to improving the science and profession of psychology and society.

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Requirements of Membership

  • Undergraduate and graduate students who major or minor in Psychology
  • Completion of 3 semesters college courses
  • Completion of 9 psychology course credit hours
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5 in psychology classes
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 

2013-2014 Psi Chi Officers

  • President: Kathy Miller
  • Vice President: VACANT
  • Secretary: Patrina Callahan
  • Treasurer: Brock Tucker
  • Club Council Delegate: VACANT

Benefits of Membership

  • Provides national recognition for academic excellence in psychology
  • Accessibility to a local, regional, national and international forum for obtaining information and developing perspectives about the field of psychology, learning about educational and career opportunities and forming meaningful professional networks
  • Valuable opportunities to develop one-on-one relationships with professors who encourage an interest in psychology, involve stuents in research projects, and write meaningful letters of recommendation
  • Members build relationships and a sense of community that advances psychology
  • Awards student members, faculty, and chapters over $300,000 in annual grants
  • Student research experience at the local, regional, and national levels through undergraduate and graduate research award competitions
  • International recognition for academic excellence in psychology, an honor that can be noted on employment applications, vitae, and resumés