Graduation Honors

OCU AGS Honor Graduate

The College of Adult and Graduate Studies Honor Graduate is elected by the faculty and must represent the ideals of Ohio Christian University. This bachelor graduate must have distinguished himself/herself in academic achievement, Christian service, and leadership potential.

Latin Honors

The following honors are designed for bachelor’s graduates. Summer bachelor graduates are eligible for these honors, but cannot be recognized at the spring commencement because their grades for summer classes are not yet completed. Those who complete associate and graduate programs are not eligible.

Students who have earned at least 60 credit hours in residency in course work which assign letter grades that affect the student’s cumulative GPA must meet the following criteria:

  • Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or above.
  • Magna Cum Laude (with high honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.75-3.89.
  • Cum Laude (with honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.50-3.74.

Students who have earned between 40 and 59.9 credit hours in residency in course work which assign letter grades that affect the student’s cumulative GPA must meet the
following criteria:

  • Summa Cum Laude (with highest honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or above.
  • Magna Cum Laude (with high honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.80-3.94.
  • Cum Laude (with honors): cumulative grade point average of 3.55-3.79.