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Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta LogoPhi Alpha Theta is an international history honor society whose mission is to promote the study of history.

Texas State is home of the Sigma Zeta Chapter, which is open to all students of Texas State who meet the minimum qualifications for entrance into Phi Alpha Theta. Although the Sigma Zeta Chapter will hold its induction ceremony during the Spring semester, we strongly encourage all our members and those who are interested in joining to become involved with our various events held throughout the school year.

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Membership Requirements

Undergraduate students must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in History, achieve a minimum History GPA of 3.1 and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. A maximum of 3 credit hours of online, transfer, or AP credits may be applied to the 12 semester hour requirement. Membership is not limited to History majors.

Board and Officers

President, Heather Haley
Vice President, Chris Simons
Treasurer, Ed Erdmann
Secretary, Rachael Lunsford
Historian, Kathleen DesOrmeaux
Collegian, Mary Murphy

Board Members, Russel Hill, Todd Richardson, and Courtney McClure