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Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society)

Year Founded

1929

Psi Chi is an international 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. In pursuit of our mission we will: Advance the science and profession of psychology. Promote an educational experience consistent with the mission. Promote ethical and socially responsible members and leaders. Define and establish an organizational structure that promotes our mission. Recognize and foster the contributions that diversity makes to the science and practice of psychology.

What are some of your org's major events and activities?

  • Psychological Debates
  • Educational Speakers
  • Psychological Movie Nights
  • Social Outings

Why should people join this organization?

People should join Psi Chi because it:

  • is the largest student psychological organization with over 600,000 members.
  • has international chapters from Canada to New Zealand.
  • publishes the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research.
  • offers over $350,000 in grants and awards annually.
  • participates in six regional and two national conventions each year.
  • was the first student organization formally affiliated with APA.

Who can join?

Undergraduate students be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature have completed at least 3 semesters or equivalent of full-time college coursework have completed at least 9 semester hours or equivalent of psychology courses have earned a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of their class (sophomore, junior, or senior) compared to their classmates across the entire university or the college that houses psychology (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale)2 have a minimum 3.0 GPA average for psychology courses.

Advisor

Please contact lthompson5@carthage.edu for all club inquiries. 

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