University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Degrees and Majors

The Sam M. Walton College of Business offers two degree programs: the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and the the Bachelor of Science in International Business. While very similar, the two degrees have slight differences that make them unique. Regardless of which degree plan is selected, students may choose from a broad variety of majors and concentrations.

The Core Curriculum


The core curriculum is the central part of all Walton College degrees. It is the same for all majors. Broken down into two categories, the pre-business core and the business core, these classes introduce each of the 9 business disciplines and show you how they work together. They will also help you to decide which areas interest you so that you will be better equipped to select a major.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is intended for students who have a particular interest in a specific field of business and who wish to focus most of their time in one particular area.

General Business Major

General Business is the broadest major in Walton College. It is offered by the Department of Management, which also offers a major in management. This online program provides the student exposure to all facets of the business process. Maximum flexibility is retained by the student.

Degree Requirements
Fully Online General Business Program

Information Systems Major

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Retail Major

The Retail Degree Program is administered by the Department of Marketing.

Bachelor of Science in International Business (BSIB)

The Bachelor of Science in International Business allows students to select a particular field of business, but also incorporates emphases in foreign language and global economics.

Accounting Major

Courses: BSIB Accounting

Economics Major

Courses: BSIB Business Economics

Finance Major

Courses: BSIB Finance

General Business Major

Courses: BSIB General Business

Information Systems Major

Courses: BSIB Information Systems

Management Major

Courses: BSIB Management

Marketing Major

Courses: BSIB Marketing

Retail Major

Courses: BSIB Retail

Supply Chain Management Major

Courses: BSIB Supply Chain Management