Psi Chi Membership Requirements

Membership is open to undergraduate (and graduate) women and men who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests and who meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • must have established a GPA at GVSU; 
  • must be at least a second-semester sophomore;
  • must be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature that is equivalent to a psychology major; 
  • must have completed at least 9 semester hours or 14 quarter hours of psychology courses;
  • must have an overall GPA that is in the top 30% of your class based on rankings within sophomore, within junior, and within senior classes (if the cut-off for the top 30% is below 3.00, the applicant must have an overall GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4-point scale;
  • Must have a psychology GPA that is at least 3.00 on a 4-point scale. 

Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS).


Page last modified August 22, 2013