Requirements for Membership
An undergraduate student must have completed at least twelve semester hours in history with a grade in all history courses averaging above the highest grade on the working scale, must have a general average of at least the second highest grade in the working scale in at least two-thirds of the remainder of his/her work, and must rank in the highest 35% of the class.
A graduate student must have completed at least one-third of the residence requirements for the Masters Degree before becoming eligible for election to membership. Averages in all courses completed for graduate credit must be at least midway between the highest and second highest grade on the working scale, and not grade in the graduate record may be "failure" or its equivalent. In institutions which do not have the tradition ABCD grade system, the judgment of the Chair of the Department of History or the history faculty shall determine eligibility on the basis of equivalency with the above standards.
Faculty members with the rank of instructor or above who are teaching in the field of history are eligible for membership without being required to satisfy provisions of the foregoing paragraphs of this section.To become a member of Alpha Beta Phi Chapter at NKU, you will need to have: