Alpha Phi Sigma is the only national criminal justice honor society for criminal justice majors. The society recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate, graduate students of criminal justice, as well as juris doctorate.

The Ball State Beta Sigma Upsilon Chapter provides its members with social, educational, organizational, and professional development services, as well as a host of other benefits:

  • membership in the only nationally recognized criminal justice honors society
  • membership certificate, membership cards, honors cords, and honors pins a national Journal and newsletter
  • ability to organize and run the Criminal Justice Career Day, a yearly event in which you get to meet and help potential future employers
  • opportunity to participate in various community activities
  • recognizable boost to your professional resume

To become a member of Alpha Phi Sigma you must maintain a 3.2 grade point average (GPA) overall and in all criminal justice and criminology (CJC) classes, take at least four CJC classes or 12 credit hours of CJC classes and make a commitment to the organizational activities. If you would like to become a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, contact the organization’s faculty sponsor, Dr. Monte Staton.