Join Phi Alpha Theta

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The society is open to any student regardless of major.  Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4 courses) in HTS, achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in HTS 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.  If you are interested, please contact the faculty advisor, Carla Gerona, by Monday, March 7.  You will need to send Dr. Gerona your name, home mailing address, and email as well as $50.00 (must be cash – preferable – or check payable to Carla Gerona).

The history honors society induction ceremony and banquet will take place during the History and Sociology Awards day on Thursday, April 13.  Our invited speaker will be Charissa Threat from Spelman University.  Please contact Dr. Gerona by Friday March 3 if you would like to be initiated.

Benefits include:

The School of History and Sociology honors all Phi Alpha Theta members with an honors sash at Graduation.

Opportunities to gather with the larger community of historians; this includes the historical community at Georgia Tech, as well students and professor regionally, and nationally.

Opportunities to present papers at state and national conferences, win prizes and scholarships, and publish articles in The Historian.

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