Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic and professional organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of the organization is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals; and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
Beta Alpha Psi was founded in 1919. By 2009, there were 279 chapters on college and university campuses with over 300,000 members initiated since the organization’s formation.
The UW-Whitewater Epsilon Rho chapter of BAP was founded in 1979.