The Honors Program in Public Affairs provides high-ability students enrolled in the John Glenn College with the opportunity to pursue challenging academic curricular opportunities for enhancing the academic experience at Ohio State. Honors students are encouraged to construct a rigorous curriculum that can include the use of honors and/or upper division courses to meet general education requirements, minors, challenging specialization courses, advanced seminars, dual degree programs, graduate level classes, and a significant research experience. As no two honors students are the same, you are encouraged to meet with a Glenn College Honors advisor to map out a program of study that fits your needs and adheres to the Glenn College honors requirements.

Honors program membership

Membership for Incoming Freshmen

Membership for Current Honors Students

General Honors Requirements



Honors Research Distinction (Thesis Option)

Honors Curriculum (Non-Thesis Option)

Honors Thesis requirements

Application for Graduation




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