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The National Criminal Justice Society Alpha Phi Sigma

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 both undergraduate and graduate students in the discipline of criminal justice.

ZI graduates receive honors distinction in the commencement ceremonies program and are allowed to wear distinguishing Alpha Phi Sigma honors regalia.

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
  • That have completed 20 Criminal Justice units

To join, complete a membership application (available at 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.

Alpha Phi Sigma Advisor:

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

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
Office:  Dorothy Donahue Hall C116