Psi Chi Honor Society
Founded in 1929, Psi Chi is the national psychology honor society in psychology whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship and to advance the science of psychology. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). St. Joseph’s is among the 1,100 college and university chapters located around the globe.
The St. Joseph's University Psi Chi chapter is operated by student officers and a faculty advisor. Together they select and induct the members and carry out the goals of the Society. Membership is open to undergraduate who are majoring or minoring in psychology, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Students must have completed at least three semesters or 45 college credits (with at least 12 of these credits as St. Joseph's University) and 12 credits in psychology. Psychology GPA must be 3.00 or higher and overall GPA must be 3.5.