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Alpha Phi Sigma - The National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Alpha Phi Sigma - Zeta Iota

Established in 2003, Zeta Iota (ZI) is CSUB's chapter of the only nationally recognized Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma.  Created to honor Criminal Justice majors and minors, the society recognizes the academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students in the discipline of Criminal Justice.

Membership is available to students:

  • Pursuing a major or minor area of concentration within Criminal Justice
  • With a 3.2 GPA for both overall and Criminal Justice coursework who rank in the top 35% of the class
  • Who have completed 20 Criminal Justice units

To join, please complete a membership application online at www.alphaphisigma.org and obtain a $50 cashier's check or money order made payable to Alpha Phi Sigma National Honors Society. Return the membership application and one-time membership dues to the Department Office or Academic Advisor.

Alpha Phi Sigma Membership Application

Graduates receive honors distinction in the commencement ceremonies program and are allowed to wear distinguishing Alpha Phi Sigma honors regalia. Please see www.alphaphisigma.org for more information on ordering honors regalia through the ZI Advisor.

Alpha Phi Sigma Advisor:

Dr. Zachary Hays, Assistant Professor
Department of Criminal Justice
Dorothy Donahue Hall C119
zhays@csub.edu
(661) 654-6796

Alpha Phi Sigma Alumni

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Join the Alumni of Alpha Phi Sigma, The National Criminal Justice Honor Society.

Please complete, print and mail the application with membership dues:

Alumni Application



Department of Criminal Justice

California State University, Bakersfield
Mail Stop: 24 DDH
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-2433
Fax:  (661) 654-2627
Email:  jlords@csub.edu
Office:  Dorothy Donahue Hall C116