Welcome to Psi Chi

Mission Statement: Recognizing and promoting excellence in the science and application of psychology.

Purpose Statement: Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

Current Officers:

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Dr. James Jakubow (Faculty Advisor)
Email: jjakubow@fau.edu

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Samantha Gott (President)
Email: sgott2016@fau.edu

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Allen Chaika (Vice President)
Email: allenchaika@gmail.com

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Joshua Conniff (Treasurer)
Email: jconniff@fau.edu

 

Requirements for Membership

Undergraduate

  • be enrolled as a major or minor in a psychology program or a program psychological in nature
  • have completed at least 3 semesters or the equivalent of full-time college coursework
  • have completed at least 9 semester credit hours or the equivalent of psychology courses
  • have earned a cumulative GPA that is in the top 35% of their class (sophomore, junior, or senior) compared to their classmates across the entire university or the college that houses psychology (minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale).
  • have a minimum 3.0 GPA average for a psychology course

Graduate

  • be accepted into and enrolled in psychology or closely related graduate program
  • have completed at least 9 semester credit hours of graduate psychology courses in that program
  • have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in all graduate courses including psychology courses
  • meet their graduate program's requirements (e.g., if specific courses require an A or B, students must meet those requirements even if their cumulative GPA is above 3.0)

If you are interested in joining Psi Chi, please email Dr. Jakubow with your intention to apply: jjakubow@fau.edu

Psi Chi Sponsored Events

Tuesday, January 19
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
"Artificial Intelligence and the Future of the Mind"  - Susan Schneider
Zoom Link (Coming Soon)

Tuesday, February 2
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
Speaker:  Meenakshi Menon, Facebook 
Zoom Link (Coming Soon

Tuesday, February 23
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
Speaker: Lawrence Miller; FAU & the Palm Beach Sherrif's Office;
Zoom Link

Tuesday, March 9
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
Speaker:  Summer Rankin, Booz Allen
Zoom Link (Coming Soon)

Tuesday, April 6
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
Speaker:  Rena Gordon, Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab
Zoom Link (Coming Soon)

Tuesday, April 13
3:00pm

Department of Psychology, Psi Chi Seminar
Speaker:  Alana Williams, Nova Southeastern;
Zoom Link (Coming Soon)

For more upcoming Psi Chi events visit the Psychology Events page here.

For more information connect with the following platforms:

Email: PsiChi@fau.edu  

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