Honors Program

The Farmer School of Business Honors Program is a by-application program that offers a distinctive, rigorous and challenging academic experience to a very select cohort of first-year students who have been admitted to the Farmer School of Business and are members of the University Honors Program. For these high-caliber, extremely motivated students, the program provides accelerated curricula, independent research opportunities and individual mentoring experiences with some of our most accomplished faculty members.

Each academic year, the business honors cohort embarks on a four-year journey of reward and enrichment that begins with first-semester orientation sessions and workshops designed to prepare your application for submission to our program at the end of your first semester in the Farmer School of Business. Additional information about the Farmer School of Business Honors Program is provided below and on the Admission Process and Program Requirements links that are found at the upper left of this page. In addition, please feel free to contact me if I can provide additional insight.

—Tim Greenlee

Honors Program

The Farmer School of Business Honors Program is designed to complement the University Honors Program and includes both curricular and co-curricular experiences. Curricular experiences are incorporated throughout your four-year academic program and include required and elective courses. Co-curricular experiences follow a similar timeline and feature numerous opportunities such as developing a proficiency in a foreign language, participating in both the University’s Undergraduate Associate’s Program and the University’s Undergraduate Research Forum, and participating in the Wall Street Journal/Nationwide Insurance Biz Quiz Competition.

In addition to the curricular and co-curricular experiences, the Business Honors Program includes the following characteristics: smaller class sizes; a sense of community as your honors cohort remains together all four years; a rigorous, challenging and demanding curriculum; a program of innovative, specialized courses; additional exposure to outside speakers; a mentorship program with faculty and upperclass students; independent research projects and special recognition at the Farmer School of Business commencement.

Two of our Business Honors graduates summed up their Business Honors Program experience as follows:

    “Business Honors students represent some of the most innovative, intelligent, and driven people I have ever met. We are not passive learners; our learning experience is defined by discussion and debate amongst each other. Above all else stands our unique friendship-a bond formed by frequent and stimulating interaction which, to this day, grows ever stronger.” Kurtis Ericson, Deloitte Consulting, Miami University Class of 2006

    “The students in your Business Honors cohort form the foundation of your professional network. As a result of the program, you have studied with students from throughout one of the most highly ranked business schools in the country. You know these students very well and can reach out to them for advice as you begin your career.” Justine Lelchuk, Miami University Class of 2006, Harvard Business School Class of 2011

Miami University, the Farmer School of Business and the Honors Program provide an environment that offers the structure, to facilitate the transition from high school to college, and the freedom to begin to explore your academic interests. I look forward to working with you as you reach for your academic and professional goals.  

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