Membership Qualifications

Membership to Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology at the University of Tennessee will be open to all students and faculty/staff members where appropriate, regardless of race, gender, disability, religion, or national origin. Members of Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology at the University of Tennessee must be full-time students or full-time faculty/staff members in good academic standing at the time of their induction and continuing throughout their term of membership. Minimum qualifications for active student membership shall be as follows:


1. Completion of 9 semester hours in psychology beyond 110, or 6 semester hours in psychology beyond 110 and registration for at least 3 semester hours of psychology in addition, or equivalent credits in psychology.


2. Registration for major or minor standing in psychology or for a program psychological in nature which is equivalent to such standings.


3. Undergraduates who are elected to Psi Chi must rank in the upper 35 percent of their class in general scholarship and must demonstrate superior scholarship in psychology, earning an average grade of "B"or better in psychology courses. Psi Chi accepts the policy of the institution regarding grades.


4. For graduate students, an average grade of "B" or better in all graduate courses, including psychology.


5. High standards of personal behavior.


6. Two-thirds affirmative vote of those present at a regular meeting of the chapter.

Download and complete a membership application: membappl.pdf (28 KB)

Download and complete registration card: registcd.pdf