Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary and professional organization for students of accountancy, finance and information systems. Its recognizes outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance and information systems; promotion of the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; provision of opportunities for self- development and association among members and financial information professionals; and encouragement of a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. The organization seeks to develop its members’ professionalism through career-oriented, social, and community activities.
Additionally, the Pamplin School of Business Administration Chapter of BAP focuses on promoting, within the University of Portland and externally to other interested persons in the Portland community:
1. An increased knowledge, and a greater understanding, of accounting, finance, and information technology professions.
2. Greater interest in the study and application of accounting, finance, and information technology.
3. A means of communication between persons having an interest in accounting, finance, and information technology.
4. Greater understanding of the accounting, finance, and information technology professional’s role in business.