Alpha Phi Sigma (APS)

NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE HONOR SOCIETY


University of Miami
1000 Memorial Drive, Ferre Building
Coral Gables, Florida 33146

ATTENTION:
CHANGE IN GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)
FOR ALL ALPHA PHI SIGMA UNDERGRADUATE MEMBERS

(effective date: January 1, 2006)

The undergraduate cumulative GPA for acceptance into Alpha Phi Sigma has CHANGED, effective January 1, 2006. The new cumulative GPA is 3.2 with all other requirement remaining the same. The change is for undergraduates, only. Graduate GPA requirements remain the same.

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 3.2 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 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


New Member Form:

  • Membership Form
    Applications can also be obtained at the main office of the Department of Sociology

National Headquarters: http://www.alphaphisigma.org/