University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Pre-Business Core

All Walton College students must complete all pre-business requirements with the required grades and grade point average prior to enrollment in junior or senior level business courses in the Walton College.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enroll in upper division business courses in the Walton College of Business, a student must:

  1. Have at least a 2.50 overall grade point average.
  2. Have at least a 2.50 pre-business grade point average.
  3. Have no grades of "D" in pre-business courses.

Students must also meet these requirements for graduation.

Pre-Business Core Courses

ACCT 2013 Accounting Principles (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ACCT 2023 Accounting Principles II (Sp, Su, Fa) * students majoring in Accounting or Finance must complete ACCT 2023 3
or MGMT 2053 Business Foundations (Sp, Su, Fa)
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (ACTS Equivalency = ECON 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
ISYS 1120 Computer Competency Requirement (Sp, Su, Fa) 0
or ISYS 1123 Business Application Knowledge - Computer Competency (Sp, Su, Fa)
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa) 3
WCOB 1111 Freshman Business Connection (Fa) 1
WCOB 1033 Data Analysis and Interpretation (Sp, Su, Fa) 3

View a more comprehensive listing of these requirements, complete with course descriptions, in the academic catalog.

Junior/Senior Level Courses

Jr. Sr. Level Courses

Walton College students must complete all pre-business requirements prior to enrollment in junior or senior-level courses in the Walton College.

Non-degree seeking students and students enrolled in other colleges are subject to the same direct course prerequisites as students within the Walton College. Specific exceptions to this policy must be addressed to the Undergraduate Programs advising staff, Business Building 328 or by calling (479) 575-6308.

* Note: A student's official University of Arkansas grade point average (GPA) is based only on grades received at/through the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Transfer courses (grades) are not calculated into a students' official University of Arkansas GPA, but will be considered for purposes of meeting pre-business requirements.