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Alpha Phi Sigma Informational Meeting
Alpha Phi Sigma (APS) is the only nationally recognized honor society for criminal justice. Founded in 1942, Alpha Phi Sigma has grown to over 400 chapters at colleges and universities in 48 states.
If you are interested in joining or learning more about Alpha Phi Sigma, the Criminal Justice Honors Society at Illinois State University, there will be an informational meeting on January 30.
The purpose of APS at Illinois State University is to engage the academic community of criminal justice students with criminal justice faculty, practitioners, and the community at-large. Additionally, APS provides educationally rewarding experiences related to student member interests in the multidisciplinary field of criminal justice.
The Goals of Alpha Phi Sigma shall be to honor and promote academic excellence; service; leadership and unity
Membership Benefits Include:
• Membership certificate, pin, & card.
• Official publication, The Docket.
• Merchandise available on-line.
• Scholarships and Awards.
• Leadership development and networking with students and professionals in the community.
• Membership meets one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional & technical occupations in the U.S government.
• Privilege of wearing academic honor regalia at graduation and academic ceremonies.
Criteria for Membership:
1. Undergraduate students shall be enrolled in Illinois State University, have declared a major, minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full time semesters or its equivalent, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0. A minimum of four courses in criminal justice field are required.
2. Graduate students shall be enrolled in a graduate program in criminal justice or related field; have completed four courses; have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
For more information, contact APS advisors:
Dr. Jessie Krienert
Dr. Jeff Walsh