PHI ALPHA THETA -

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS


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Undergraduate Students:

  • 12 units completed in history courses
  • Minimum 3.1 GPA in history courses
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA overall
  • Membership is not limited to History majors

Graduate Students:

  • 12 units completed towards MA in History
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Completed ~ 30% of residency requirements

Faculty members above the rank of teaching assistant who teach History classes are eligible to join.


If you meet the Phi Alpha Theta membership requirements and wish to join, please complete the following steps:

  • Complete the PAT membership application (link at top of page)
  • Obtain an unofficial copy of your transcripts that prove you have fulfilled the requirements for membership (be sure to ink out your identification number).
  • Provide a check for $45 made out to "Phi Alpha Theta". This payment covers the first year dues for the national organization and a one-year subscription to Phi Alpha Theta’s journal, The Historian.

Turn in these three items to the History Department office (Tahoe Hall 3080), preferably in a large, sealed envelope marked “Phi Alpha Theta.”

We will contact you after we have received and reviewed your packet. It is important to provide an e-mail address in your membership application, as this will be the method by which we contact you after your application has been reviewed.