skip to main content columnskip to left navigationskip to horizontal navigation

Criminal Justice & Criminology

College of Arts & Sciences

Academy of Criminal Justice Science Affiliation

At the 1976 meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Science in Dallas, Texas, the Academy recognized Alpha Phi Sigma as the Criminal Justice Honor Society. Since 1978, Alpha Phi Sigma has held its national conference in conjunction with the annual ACJS meeting. The Academy's continued support of Alpha Phi Sigma serves to enhance Alpha Phi Sigma's purpose - the recognition of scholarly achievement in the field criminal justice.

Member of the Association of College Honor Societies

The Association of College Honor Societies was organized October 2, 1925, by a group of college and university teachers, administrators, and representatives of a few well-established honor societies. Its object was then and is now to consider problems of mutual interest such as those arising from the confusion prevailing on college campuses concerning the character, function, standards of membership, multiplicity, and undesirable duplication of honor societies; to recommend action leading to appropriate classification or elimination; and to promote the highest interest of honor societies. Alpha Phi Sigma was granted membership by the Association of College Honor Societies in 1980

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR 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

Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum of 3.2 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

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.

Each application must be accompanied by a $50.00 Cashier's check or money order

 

APS Officers:

President: Josie Klepper
Vice President: Logan Ledford
Secretary/Treasurer: Bailey Edwards


 Honors Society Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Rush

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Criminal Justice and Criminology
East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70555
Johnson City, TN 37614-0555
E-mail:
Phone: (423) 439-5963
Fax (423) 439-4660

http://www.alphaphisigma.org/ Alpha Phi Sigma's Headquarters is sponsored by the NSU Institute  for the Study of Human Services, Health and Justice.
Alpha Phi Sigma National Headquarters
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
Telephone: 954-262-7004
Facsimile: 954-262-3646
Alpha Sigma Website

icon for left menu icon for right menu