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Phi Alpha Theta Title


National Honor
Society In History

Phi Alpha Theta is a national honor society that recognizes and celebrates students who have excelled in the study of History.  The Department of History is proud to support the Alpha-Omicron-Rho chapter of the honor society at SVSU.

Phi Alpha Theta is "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 and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways."

Phi Alpha Theta has over 400,000 members and approximately 970 chapters nationwide.

To gain membership, students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4 courses) in History, achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in History and a GPA of 3.0 or better overall. A maximum of 3 credit hours of online, transfer, or AP credits may be applied to the membership eligibility requirement.  Membership is not limited to History majors.  As members, students will join a community of scholars dedicated to the advancement of history. 

For additional information please see the link and contact the chapter advisor Dr. Nameeta Mathur,

Contact Us
(989) 964-7142(989) 964-7142

Department Chair

John Baesler


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