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Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta, a national honor society, promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. More information is available at the national website.


Becoming a Member

If you are interested in joining, please contact faculty advisor Dr. Alex Hildago

Initiation is held each spring at the honors banquet.



Eligibility Requirements

Undergraduate students must have 12 completed history credits at TCU; a 3.0 overall GPA, and a 3.1 GPA in history courses. Membership is not limited to history majors or minors.

Graduate students need to complete a minimum of 12 semester hours toward the MA in history and have a GPA above 3.5.