Welcome to the website of the University of Colorado at Denver’s Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Undergraduate and graduate students alike, who are in the criminal justice field, are encouraged to apply for membership into this organization.
We have taken a stance to encourage and develop lifetime learners and professionals, of high moral and ethical standards, with strong analytical and intellectual skills; who focus on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Criminal Justice System. Alpha Phi Sigma strives to encourage students to develop the capacity for personal and social growth, effective communication and outreach throughout the community. Included on this website is a detailed list of the history of the organization, our functions, membership and application information, and other useful criminal justice links. Oh behalf of Alpha Phi Sigma, at the University of Colorado, Denver, we thank you for stopping by to view our page and learn more about our organization! Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about Alpha Phi Sigma!
Undergraduate Students: Undergraduate students shall be enrolled in an institution represented by a chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma. They must have declared a major, minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full time semesters or its equivalent. They must attain a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale in their cumulative and criminal justice classes; rank in the top 35% of their class. A minimum of four courses of the above course work shall be in the criminal justice field.
Graduate Students: 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 or rank in the upper 25% of their class. Three of the four courses, can be counted from the students undergraduate work, if the student attained a 3.4 GPA or higher in those courses.