Psychology Club/Psi Chi
Psychology Club and Psi Chi meet as one club.
(A subset of Psychology Club members are also members of Psi Chi.)
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The purpose of this organization is to
promote the study of psychology and provide educational enrichment
and social service to the community and club members.
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society
in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating,
and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science
- Must be an undergraduate student at FHSU who is
interested in psychology.
- Completion of at least 3 semesters or 5 quarters
of the college course.
- Completion of 9 semester hours or 14 quarter hours
of psychology courses.
- Registration for major or minor standing in psychology
or for a program psychological in nature which is equivalent to
- Undergraduates must rank in the top 35% of their
class in general scholarship.
- Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in psychology courses
and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 overall.
- High standards of personal behavior.
- Two-thirds affirmative vote of those present at
a regular meeting of the chapter.
- To learn more about psychology
- Gain valuable experience in the field
- Meet new people
- To have lots of fun
- Psi Chi provides national recognition for academic
excellence in psychology, an honor that can be noted on employment
applications, vitae, and resumes.
- Through membership in Psi Chi, students gain a
sense of community with others in psychology and an identification
with the discipline.
- Psi Chi provides a local, regional, and national
forum for obtaining information and developing perspectives about
the field of psychology, learning about educational and career
opportunities, and forming meaningful professional networks.
- On the local level, chapter membership facilitates
leadership development, interaction with other students who have
similar interests, and service to the department and institution
sponsoring Psi Chi.
- Psi Chi chapter activities provide students with
valuable opportunities to develop one-on-one relationships with
professors who can stimulate their interest in psychology, involve
them in research projects, and write meaningful letters of recommendation
- Membership in Psi Chi meets one of the requirements
for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical
occupations in the United States government.
- Psi Chi encourages student research at the regional
and national as well as local levels through undergraduate and
graduate research award competitions and provides opportunities
for students to present research and receive certificates recognizing
their accomplishments at regional and national psychological association
- Dr. Jennifer Bonds-Raacke
- Mr. Kenneth Windholz
Evan T, Junior Officer, and Dr. Park at the back-to-school picnic
Members assist at Swipe Out Hunger