Graduation Timeline and Requirements

Below is a general timeline of how your senior year will progress, as well as the requirements you must meet, as you make your way towards graduating with Honors Research Distinction:

  • Apply to Graduate one year prior to your term of graduation
  • Complete Thesis
  • Complete Presentation & Oral Defense (Oral Examination Report due to Renee Johnston 3 weeks before Commencement Day)
  • Submit thesis to OSU Knowledge Bank by 5pm on the last day of classes of your term of graduation
    • For instructions on how to do this, click HERE.
  • You must have obtained a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA
  • You must have obtained a minimum 3.5 major GPA
  • Graduate with Honors Research Distinction!