Department of Psychology and Sociology - College of Liberal Arts - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Psychology Organizations

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.  Psi Chi serves two major goals - one immediate and visibly rewarding tkeyo the individual member, the other slower and more difficult to accomplish, but offering greater rewards in the long run.  the first of these sis the Society's obligation to provide academic recognition to its inductees by the mere fact of membership.  The second goal is is the obligation of each of the Society's local chapters to nurture the spark of that accomplishment by offering a climate congenial to its creative development.

Both undergraduate and graduate students who have registered for major or minor standing in psychology or for a program psychological in nature maybe eligible for membership if other requirements are fulfilled.

Eligibility for undergraduates includes:

  • Completion of 3 semesters of the college course
  • Completion of 15 semester hours of psychology courses at TAMU-CC
  • Registered major or minor in psychology
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Psychology GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Two thirds affirmative vote of those present at a regular chapter meeting.

 Eligibility for graduate students includes:

  • Completion of 9 graduate semester hours of psychology
    (coursework must have PSYC prefix)
  • Registered major in psychology
  • Overall GPA of 3.25 of higher
  • No "C's" on transcript for graduate work
  • Two thirds of affirmative vote of those present at a regular chapter meeting

For more information please contact:

Psi Chi advisor, Dr. Amy Houlihan

Psi Chi Website

TAMUCC Psi Chi Application