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History Honors Society (Phi Alpa Theta)

History Honors Society (Phi Alpa Theta)


  • at least 12 hours of history credits
  • 3.1 or higher GPA in history
  • 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Membership is not limited to history majors

Benefits of Phi Alpha Theta Membership

  • Provides evidence of academic accomplishments and scholastic efforts on a resume or C.V
  • Eligibility for Phi Alpha Theta scholarships and awards program
  • A one-year subscription to The Historian, a quarterly history journal
  • Name printed in The Historian as a member of the society
  • The opportunity to present papers at the regional meeting of Phi Alpha, held in conjunction with the Louisiana Historical Association annual meeting
  • Honor cords, apparel, and jewelry available for purchase via the Phi Alpha Theta online store

Lifetime membership is $40. The McNeese Department of History may have available funds to pay this fee for eligible students.

Membership application

Submit the application to Dr. Janet Allured.
Mail: Department of History, Box 92860, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 70609
Office: Kaufman Hall 209-G
Phone: 337-475-5304