Interdisciplinary Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Business | Farmer School of Business
What is Interdisciplinary Business Management?
The interdisciplinary business management curriculum is available for the student whose career goals require a program covering the broad area of business. This major is appropriate for the student who wishes to postpone specialization until graduate school, the pre-law student who wishes to take pre-legal training in business, or the entrepreneur who plans to organize and operate a small business.
What are the features of Miami's program?
Top national ranking
The Farmer School of Business is ranked in the top 25 undergraduate business schools, according to Business Week's seventh annual survey of the nation's best undergraduate business programs. The Farmer School placed 23rd overall and 8th among those programs offered by public universities and colleges in the U.S. In addition to being in the nation's top 5% of schools, the Farmer School was the only Ohio program in the top 25 and one of only two Ohio institutions in the top 50.
Beyond the business core taken by all business majors, this major features an advanced core of classes centered on economic, legal, managerial, and sales aspects of the business transaction.
Students complete the major by taking added courses in one of the three interdisciplinary areas of business-business legal studies, entrepreneurship, or international business.
Target school for recruitment
Miami has traditionally been a target school for Fortune 500 companies and the Big Four accounting firms. More than 88% of Miami business students secure employment within six months of graduation, while 10% continue with graduate education. Our alumni prove the quality of their career preparation. More than 2,000 Miami business graduates are presidents, CEOs, or owners of companies.
Are there special admission requirements?
Miami's Farmer School of Business is annually recognized as one of the nation's best undergraduate business schools. Each year, the number of first-year applications for the Farmer School of Business (FSB) exceeds the number of spaces available. Admission to FSB is holistic and comprehensive, considering many variables during the review process to establish the context of a student's achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in its rigorous curriculum.
The middle 50% of students gaining direct entry into the FSB will typically have an academic profile as outlined below. Please note that an estimated 25% of students offered direct admission will have an academic profile that exceeds these ranges and an estimated 25% will have an academic profile that falls below these ranges.
Please note that for the 2012–13 academic year, there is an additional $75 per credit hour fee for most business school courses. This credit hour fee will increase to $100 per credit hour for the 2013–14 academic year. For additional details on tuition and fees, visit the Office of the Bursar.
What courses would I take?
Beyond the Global Miami Plan Foundation courses and business core taken by all business majors, this major features an advanced core of classes centered on economic, legal, managerial, and sales aspects of the business transaction. Students complete the major by taking added courses in one of three interdisciplinary areas of business: business legal studies, entrepreneurship, or international business.
What can I do with this major?
This major is appropriate for the student who wishes to postpone specialization, the student who wants to display a strong interest in the international dimensions of business, the pre-law student who wishes to take pre-legal training in business, or the entrepreneur who plans to organize and operate their own business.
Who can I contact for more information?
Farmer School of Business
Student Services Office
Oxford, OH 45056