Tarleton State University Criminal Justice Association
The Tarleton State University Criminal Justice Association or ‘CJA’ is open to all Criminal Justice majors and minors. Students may be enrolled full or part-time but must be in good standing with the university with an overall and program grade point average of 2.0 or higher. CJA members participate in field trips, firearms safety training, hear and interact with special speakers, and assist with the Richard T. Shigley Criminal Justice Career Day.
Interested students may contact:
Dr. George Eichenberg
Alpha Phi Sigma
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.
Requirements of Alpha Phi Sigma
Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the criminal justice sciences. The society recognizes academic excellence by undergraduates as well as graduate students of criminal justice.
To become a member, the student must have completed one-third of their total hours required for graduation at his/her institution. The student must be recommended, to National, by the chapter advisor.
Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum of 3.2 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale, a 3.2 GPA, on a 4.0 scale, in criminal justice courses. The student must also rank in the top 35% of their classes and have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum. The Honor Society is open to those with a declared criminal justice major or minor.
Graduate students are required to maintain a minimum of a 3.4 GPA in both Criminal Justice courses and overall courses, on a 4.0 scale. Student must have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.
Law students enrolled in law school, having completed one academic year, with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, on a 4.0 scale
Tarleton State University
Alpha Delta Tau
Criminal Justice Department
Stephenville, TX 76402
Adv: Dr. Kendra Bowen, Assistant Professor
Adv: Mr. Ryan Getty, Assistant Professor
Pre-Law Association is a group that deals directly with interest in the law. Any interested student may join, even if they do not plan to go to law school. Our main goal is to bring students together to educate and think critically and logically about criminal and civil law and our legal system. If you are interested in joining, please contact undersigned: