Goals of the Program

 Graduation cap
 Farmer School at sunrise
 Megan Gerhardt with students

The Farmer School Honors Program is both challenging and rewarding. Specific goals of the program include:

  • Maintain our commitment to having high caliber students in the Farmer School of Business.
  • Enhance and complement the education for our brightest and most motivated incoming students.
  • Allow for more intellectual interaction between student and faculty.
  • Provide a premier program that complements and interfaces with the Honors College and with FSB Departmental Honors.
  • Continue to fuel the advanced intellectual climate/atmosphere in the Farmer School.
  • Use the program as laboratory for exciting new techniques/ideas that can then be applied to the regular undergraduate program.
  • Provide faculty the opportunity to develop and engage in rigorous, intellectually creative, and innovative pedagogy.
  • Provide an integrative experience for students and faculty.
  • Share excitement about research with a group of bright/intellectually curious/articulate students.
  • Provide students with additional skills for and the opportunity to do research.
  • Provide students a better understanding of what faculty do so that they are better informed about their future career choices.