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Alpha Phi Sigma

Faculty Advisor-Dr. Andrew GiacomazziAlpha Phi Sigma
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Kourtnie Rodgers- President
Caitlyn O’Very- VP
Kiara Moore- Sec/Treasurer

What is Alpha Phi Sigma (“APS”)?

Alpha Phi Sigma is the only National Criminal Justice Honor Society for Criminal Justice majors. The society recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate, graduate, and juris doctorate students of criminal justice. Boise State’s Alpha Kappa Chapter is one of the most active chapters of the 300+ in the nation. Here’s a sample of what we do each year:

Community Service

CASA Holiday Project.  Members solicit donations from the community and purchase holiday gifts for 50 disadvantaged children in the Treasure Valley.


Police and Fire Testing. Members administer both the written and physical exams for prospective police officers and administer the written exam for prospective firefighters.

Academic Enrichment

Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference.  Qualifying members participate in the annual APS conference.  Members compete for scholarships and awards.

Social Activities

There are a variety of social activities for members each year, including the fall pizza party, bowling, and the spring awards banquet.

Minimum Requirements for Membership

  • Criminal Justice major
  • 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • 3.2 GPA in Criminal Justice
  • $50.00 National Initiation Fee (paid by cashier’s check or money order) + $5.00 annual local dues (paid by check)
  • Completion of Alpha Phi Sigma membership application

Undergraduate applicants must have completed 36 credits, including 12 credits of CJ coursework. Graduate applicants must have 18 graduate credits completed, including 12 credits of CJ coursework. (Word doc) APS Application

For more information about our chapter and updated events visit our Google site.

Alpha Phi Sigma

Academic Excellence, Leadership, Service, and Unity