Academic Honesty and Integrity

UAA Department of History
Plagiarism Statement and Guidelines

The historical discipline demands honesty of its practitioners. The members of the UAA Department of History are committed to be accountable, honest practitioners of their craft and demand the same of their students. The Department of History is guided by the American Historical Association's Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct ( and the statements concerning plagiarism provided by the Consortium Library (see section on Academic Honesty and Integrity under Information for Majors on Department of History website). The Department adheres to UAA policies and regulations concerning the Academic Integrity of students ( The Department of History supports its faculty in insuring that students are not committing acts of plagiarism or other acts of intellectual dishonesty. If a student has committed an act of intellectual dishonesty, the Department of History supports the faculty of record in his or her efforts to hold the student accountable.

UAA Consortium Library Academic Honesty and Integrity Website


"One Year Maximum Rule" for finishing up Incompletes

If you have any outstanding incompletes from last Spring semester, it will be necessary for you to finish them up during this semester.  They will no longer be accepted by the Registar or the Dean's office if they are over a year old.



Phi Alpha Theta - National History Honor Society

 Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society

History majors and minors are strongly encouraged to join Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honors Society. Joining the Alpha Beta Gamma Chapter of PAT is a great way to get involved on the UAA campus. It provides you with opportunities to form friendships with students who share your interest in history and to network with History Department faculty. PAT membership can also help you to continue to hone your skills as a historian and to learn about other academic opportunities. To join Phi Alpha Theta, please submit the application form: Phi Alpha Theta Membership Application and pay your one-time registration fee of $50. For more information, contact Professor Ray Ball via email at or by phone at (907) 786-4978.

For the current academic year (2014-2015) the Alpha Beta Gamma Chapter Officers are:

President: Kailyn Vaughan
Vice President: Jordan Norquist
Treasurer: Ed Juraszek
Secretary: Garett Tree
Club Council Representative: Elise Carroway