Study the practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, and sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts. Delve into the social and behavioral sciences, as well as the relation of law and ethics to the phenomenon of crime.

Criminal Justice Student Association
A criminal justice student association that promotes experential learning, analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and networking.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Coleman, 318 Founders Hall, (972) 338-1837,


Alpha Phi Sigma (APS)- Kappa Eta Chapter
A national criminal justice honor society that promotes analytical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and lifelong learning.
Faculty Advisor: Mr. Ralph Yates, 318 Founders Hall, (972) 338-1837,

Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE)- Eta Kappa Psi Chapter

A recognition organization and Criminal Justice professional society that promotes awareness of criminal justice issues and acts as a voice for students and professionals in the field.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Paul Reynolds, 261 Founders Hall,

Pre-Law Society

A special interest group focused on providing information and resources for students interested law school.
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Gretchen Choe, 317 Founders Hall, (972) 338-1840,