Graduation Honors

with honors in the Arts and Sciences:

  • minimum cumulative 3.400 grade-point average,
  • 60 graded semester hours at The Ohio State University, and
  • completion of an approved Honors Contract.

with honors research distinction:

  • minimum 3.400 cumulative grade-point average,
  • 60 graded semester hours at The Ohio State University,
  • membership in the Arts and Sciences Honors Program (completion of Honors Contract curriculum),
  • successful defense of an undergraduate thesis project, and
  • successful completion of any departmental grade-point, course-work, and examination requirements.

Cum laude:

  • 3.500-3.699 cumulative grade-point average and
  • completion of 60 graded semester hours at The Ohio State University.

Magna cum laude:

  • 3.700-3.899 cumulative grade-point average and
  • completion of 60 graded semester hours at The Ohio State University.

Summa cum laude:

  • minimum 3.900 cumulative grade-point average and
  • completion of 60 graded semester hours at The Ohio State University.

For information on when and how to apply for graduation, see the ASC Honors Graduation page

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