Phi Alpha Theta: History Honor Society (Theta-Kappa Chapter)

Phi Alpha Theta Members

Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history.

Mission Statement

We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.  We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Monthly meetings discussing:

  • Organizational happenings
  • Paper Writing Tips
  • Career Opportunities for History Majors
  • Free lunch and more....
  • Monthly Social Events
  • Monthly Volunteer Opportunities at the Armed Forces Retirement Home
    Interact with men and women that served our country during World War II and listen to their
    amazing stories.
  • Student Leadership Opportunities with the Organization


Requirement:  Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4 courses) in History and achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in History and a GPA of 3.0 or better overall.  Eligible candidates must also be in the top 35% if their class.  Students enrolled in an online program are not eligible.  Membership is not limited to History Majors. 

Graduate students should have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours towards their Master's Degree in History, have a GPA of better than a 3.5, and shall completed approximately 30% of the residence requirements for the Master's Degree.


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