Honor Societies

Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society

Purpose: To recognize and encourage excellence in the study of history.

Phi Alpha Theta is open to undergraduate students regardless of their major.

Eligible candidates must: 

  • Have completed at least 12 credits (4 classes) in history with a GPA of at least 3.1 in history
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 or higher
  • Be in the top 35% of the class

National membership fee (lifetime membership & 3 issues of The Historian)      


HPU membership fee (induction ceremony, events, etc.)


Total payment


Membership fee of $45 to be paid upon notification of acceptance.

Regalia: Deep Red and Light Blue Cords (optional)

Honor Society Advisors: Dr. Jon Davidann