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Phi Alpha Theta is the National Honor Society in History and seeks to recognize scholastic excellence in the field of history, to further the study of and appreciation for the various fields of history and historiography, and to foster creative discussion and research on matters deemed important by the membership.  Members have the opportunity to present papers and participate in regional and state meetings.  Graduating seniors are entitled to wear the Phi Alpha Theta honor cords as part of their regalia. 

The Zeta Iota chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Wayland Baptist University is the oldest chartered chapter in the region.

Membership is subject to the following qualifications:  twelve semester hours of history, a GPA greater than 3.0 in history courses, and an overall GPA of 3.0

For more information contact the faculty sponsor: Professor Tom Ray, GH 312;
(806) 291-1174

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Or, contact the national organization at:

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

University of South Florida

4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC107                                        

Tampa, FL 33620-8100

Phone: (800) 394-8195 or (813) 974-8212

Fax: (813) 974-8215


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Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.  The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general

Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications.  Psi Chi chapters are operated by student officers and faculty advisors.  Together they select and induct the members and  carry out the goals of the society.

For more information contact the faculty sponsor, Dr. Perry Collins, GH 304;
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