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Phi Alpha Theta
History Department

Membership Information

Members of the honor society are inducted through the Omicron Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. At initiation, students pay a one-time fee of $45.00. This fee is for a lifetime membership and includes a certificate and four issues of our journal, The Historian. To raise funds for local activities, Omicron Chapter members hold a Book and Bake sale each semester. Members may also continue their support for the honor society by subscribing to The Historian and/or to our newsletter. Undergraduate Students Undergraduate students must complete at least 12 semester hours in History (4 courses) with a GPA of at least 3.1 in History, have a GPA of 3.0 or better overall, and be in the top 35% of the class. Membership is not limited to students with a History major. Graduate Students Graduate students should have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours towards their Master's Degree in History, have a GPA of better than 3.5, and shall have completed approximately 30% of the residence requirements for the Master's Degree. .