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Business Honors is you.

You were the kid who always led the way out of the neighborhood woods. The one who played banker in Monopoly. The one your friends always turned to for advice. The one with the big ideas you were waiting to develop. Your wait is over.

Business Honors lets you… Laura Grace Robinson, Class of 2009 Accounting major and midfielder on the Big 12 Champion women’s soccer team Representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee who is active in the community service group Aggie Athletes Involved

Work in interesting places.

Two of the past four Texas A&M student body presidents were Business Honors students. Others have been officers in the Memorial Student Center, Class Councils and student government.

The White House. Papua New Guinea. Singapore. London. Disney World. Paris (France, not Texas). Australia. Hong Kong. New York City.

Excel. Three players on the Big 12 Championship soccer team are in Business Honors. More are in the Corps of Cadets. Many others are mentors and resident advisors.

Nic Taunton, Class of 2007 Honors student elected Texas A&M’s Student Body President

Stop here or keep going. Many honors students go on to grad school, law school or med school. Others build great careers with their business degrees.

Have fun.

Will head to law school, with plans to create a global aid nonprofit

You’ll find Business Honors folks on the Aggie dance team, the water ski team, lacrosse team, powerlifting team and in the surfing club. You’ll also hear them playing in the Hullabaloo Band or with a mariachi band.

Xuan Yong, Class of 2007 Finance graduate who was president of Texas A&M’s Memorial Student Center Today, an investment banking analyst at Goldmach Sachs in NYC


Annie Lu, Class of 2008 Finance major who dreams of becoming a physician with Doctors Without Borders A tour guide for the Texas A&M Visitor’s Center and volunteer at local nonprofit clinic Health for All

Give back. Each year, Business Honors students lead Junior Achievement lessons for an entire elementary school. They volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, the Boys & Girls Club, area nursing homes, churches and schools.

Miriam Garcia, Class of 2008 Management major who plans on osteopathic medical school Founded BreatheHope group on campus and revived the once-defunct Multi-Cultural Association of Pre-Health Aggies

Intimate classes. Personal attention.

Chelsi Pohlmeier, Class of 2009 Accounting major from Amarillo

Challenging material. Discussion-based, caseoriented honors classes take you beyond lecture and theory and into strategy and application.

Professors will know your name and what you’re best at. Honors office staff and resources are ready and waiting; just drop by.

Business Student Council committee member Program Assistant in Business Honors

“Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!” –Andrew Carnegie

Jim Benjamin Andersen Professor & Accounting Department Head Named Wells Fargo Honors Faculty Member Business Honors Faculty member who mentors in the freshman learning communities Professor teaching Business Honors courses

Powerful network.

As part of the Aggie network, Business Honors students are a distinct community. You’ll start to build your peer network as a freshman in the honors learning community. Later, you’ll dine with top executives from major companies and meet intriguing guest speakers.

Motivated peer students. The best kind of friends value teamwork and are as bent on achievement as you. They keep you on your toes and keep class interesting.

Internships and professional development events. Professional development events required. Build your resume of skills as well as your degree.


What are you waiting for? Graduate with a business honors degree. Earn a double major in a second business discipline or build a self-structured program of study to complement the degree. Take 30 hours of honors course work and maintain a 3.5 GPA to earn the degree.



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• 1250 SAT or 28 ACT • OR be a National Merit Semi-Finalist, National Achievement Semi-Finalist or National Hispanic Scholar



Current students • Current freshmen apply during the spring semester • 3.6 GPA required


Honors students learn from an honors faculty who are among the top scholars and educators in their fields. They get to know you as you develop your skills inside class and out. That’s precisely why I teach the first accounting course in the program: I enjoy the personal environment it creates and the learning opportunities I receive from interacting with a wonderful group of students. Come visit our campus, chat with other honors students, and experience for yourself what Texas A&M and Mays Business School can offer you.


You’ll hav e the opp ortunity to complete an interns hip and gain valua ble experi ence in the busin ess world .

Business Honors is a heightened experience of everything we do best at Mays Business School. Designed for our most talented and motivated students, the program couples small class sizes with discussion-driven lectures and case studies that expose you to real business problems and solutions. Outside of class, focused seminars and interactions with visiting executives provide you with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. And as an honors student, you’re automatically part of a close network of active Business Honors graduates and their companies.


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Jerry Strawser ’83 Dean

Texas A&M and Mays Business School. Easy to find: we’re in the middle of everything in Texas. Prospective Student Centers are located across the state. Visit to find one near you.

Dallas El Paso College Station Austin Houston San Antonio Corpus Christi Laredo McAllen

Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center (979) 845-5851

Business Honors 4216 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4216 (979) 845-7512

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