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Criminal Justice Department


Requirements of Alpha Phi Sigma


Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the criminal justice sciences. The society recognizes academic excellence by undergraduates as well as graduate students of criminal justice. To become a member, the student must have completed one-third of their total hours required for graduation at his/her institution. The student must be recommended, to National, by the chapter advisor.

Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum of 3.0 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale, a 3.2 GPA, on a 4.0 scale, in criminal justice courses. The student must also rank in the top 35% of their classes and have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum. The Honor Society is open to those with a declared criminal justice major or minor.

Graduate students are required to maintain a minimum of a 3.4 GPA in both Criminal Justice courses and overall courses, on a 4.0 scale. Student must have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.

Law students enrolled in law school, having completed one academic year, with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, on a 4.0 scale


Download the APS Natl Membership Application 2014 and AlphaPhiApplication26ff  

Return to the box on the third floor of the Casey building. The box is marked "Criminal Justice Organizations." Please include both the chapter and national applications as well as the $20.00 Chapter fee and the $50.00 National fee. See the applications for details.