How to Achieve AGIS Departmental Honors at OWU

Step 1: Start thinking and planning your potential WGS research project in your sophomore or junior year. Seek counseling from your adviser on the research topic.

Step 2: Fill out the necessary paperwork during the Spring of your Junior year to propose your research topic to be considered for departmental honors.

Step 4: Begin to research.

Step 5: Start your paper early!

Step 6: Pick three professors for your written honors exam and four professors for the defense of your paper.

Step 7: Take the three part written honors exam.

Step 8: Submit a copy of your honors research paper for the defense (at least a week ahead of time).

Step 9: Meet with four of your professors to defend your WGS honors research paper.

Step 10: Make any necessary editing changes to your research paper and submit it to the Dean's office.

Other important requirements:

Must have a 3.0 or higher to apply for departmental honors.

The research project must be done over two semesters at OWU.

Department Contact Info


Elliott Hall 213
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015

Department Contacts

Department Co-Chair: Randolph Quaye
368-3833 |

Department Co-Chair: Richelle D. Schrock
740-368-3871 |

Academic Assistant: Wendi Kay
740-368-3982 |