Troy University's Department of Criminal Justice provides two nationally recognized student associations that provides opportunities for students to become more involved in extracurricular activities related to their field of choice. Below is some information on each of the student associations, as well as the requirements for membership in each.
Lambda Alpha Epsilon – Membership in Lambda Alpha Epsilon is composed of individuals employed in the criminal justice system or taking a course of study in criminal justice at an accredited college or university at the time the application is submitted. As a member of the American Criminal Justice Association-Lambda Alpha Epsilon, you are entitled to several benefits.
Students are eligible to participate in the Regional or National Conference held annually and competes in workshops, seminars, written, practical, and physical competitive events. Several students participate on the University Pistol Team, a sub-component of LAE and attend the National Conference and compete each year. Throughout the year, members participate in several activities in the community.Requirements for membership include:
For more information on Lambda Alpha Epsilon please visit the national organization's website at: http://www.acjalae.org.
Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students. The Goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence; community service; educational leadership and unity. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society that is a certified member of The Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.Requirements for Undergraduate Membership are as follows:
For more information on Alpha Phi Sigma please visit the national organization's website at: http://www.alphaphisigma.org.