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Experiential Learning

Students who started at Miami University in Fall 2015 or later must complete the Experiential Learning (EL) requirement of the Global Miami Plan. Below are some of the opportunities for Farmer School of Business (FSB) students to complete this requirement. This is not an exhaustive list and students should check with their advisors for more details. 

Courses in FSB Majors

The following courses are required or options for majors in the Farmer School of Business. The courses below satisfy the EL requirement. 

  • Human Capital Management & Leadership: MGT 474 is required for all HCML majors.
  • Information Systems & Analytics:
    • Analytics Co-Major & ISA Major, Business Analytics Track: ISA 496 is an option in both majors. If students select this course, it will meet EL. 
    • Information Systems Major & ISA Major, Information Systems Track: ISA 406 is required.
  • Interdisciplinary Business Management, Entrepreneurship Track: ESP 321, 461, or 490A Altman Internship Program are options in this major. If students select any of these courses, it will meet EL.
  • Marketing: MKT 292 is required for all MKT majors.
  • Supply Chain & Operations Management: MGT 432 is required for all SCOM majors.

Other Experiential Learning Courses

Liberal Education maintains an up-to-date list of courses that satisfy the EL requirement. Visit the Liberal Education Experiential Learning webpage for a full list of classes. If students complete any course from this list, it will meet the requirement.

Internship Credit

Over 90% of FSB students complete one or more internships during their undergraduate careers. 340 internship credit (e.g. ACC 340, ECO 340, etc.) is available to FSB majors and minors seeking transcript notification and fulfillment of the experiential learning requirement. This course is available for 0 or 1 credit hour during summer term and 0 credit hours during fall and spring. Internship credit is not available during winter term. This course is offered credit/no credit only. FSB students may earn a maximum of 2 credit hours toward graduation for ACC/BLS/BUS/ECO/ESP/FIN/ISA/MGT/MKT 340. Students must have 55 earned hours to enroll. Students must apply for 340 credit prior to the start of the internship. Any fees assessed will be managed through the Office of the Bursar

To enroll in the 0 or 1 hour course, students should contact the faculty member identified below with a copy of their internship offer letter. For 1 hour of credit, students must complete a required internship reflection paper. Visit the FSB Summer Workshop Internship Credit page for additional information regarding the 1 credit hour option (e.g. ACC 340, ECO 340, etc.). For 0 credit hours, students should contact the faculty member identified below. The faculty member will email the Registrar's Office to enroll the student in the 0 hour course. 

Students should work with the contact person below for their department of major or minor to enroll in the 0 or 1 hour course: