Psi Chi - The Psychology Honor Society

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Psi Chi (ΨΧ) is the International Honor Society in Psychology, which was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Psi Chi is one of the largest honor societies in the United States, having more than 1,100 chapters. UNA’s chapter was established in 1987.

Membership Benefits

Psi Chi provides national academic recognition for academic excellence in psychology, an honor which can be noted on employment applications, vitae, and resumes. Also, as part of lifetime membership, members receive membership certificates and honor cords which can be worn at graduation. Please visit the Psi Chi Members Benefit page to learn more about the advantages of being accepted into Psi Chi.

Membership Requirements

  • Major or minor in Psychology
  • Completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in Psychology courses
  • Have a minimum of a 3.00 GPA in Psychology courses
  • Have a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of your class (i.e., sophomore, junior, or senior)

If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact one of the chapter co-advisors listed below.


Dr. Gabriela Carrasco ( - Wesleyan Hall 204

Dr. Karly Cochran ( – Wesleyan Hall 305B

Related Links:

Psi Chi Homepage

Psi Chi Grants and Awards