University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Future Student Requirements

Requirements for Walton Scholars Program

Complete 17 hours in honors courses with a minimum of 9 hours completed from the following honors business courses ACCT 2013H, BLAW 2013H, ECON 2013H, 2023H, WCOB 1033H, MKTG 3433H, SCMT 2103H, MGMT 2103H, or FINN 3043H (excluding WCOB 1111H). The remaining honors hours may be selected from the University Core. MATH 2564 may be used as honors credit towards completion of the 17 required honors hours. Students must complete a minimum of 12 honors hours within the first 30 hours at the Fayetteville campus. Students must also complete MATH 2554 with a grade of "C" or better within the first 45 hours at the Fayetteville campus and prior to taking upper level business courses.

Demonstrate a proficiency in a foreign language. This requires 0 to 12 hours of course work. Students may demonstrate proficiency by completing the 2013-level course in any foreign language.

Students whose native language is not English must complete a 2013-level course other than their native language from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish or Swahili or COMM 2303 and 2323. Students must complete a foreign language or communications course within the first 90 hours at the Fayetteville campus.

Complete the following honors courses in Walton College:

Two three-hour honors colloquium courses chosen from the following: WCOB 3003H (May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit) ACCT 4003H, ECON 4003H, FINN 4003H, MGMT 4003H, ISYS 4003H, MKTG 4003H, SCMT 4003H or other business honors colloquium courses offered irregularly. One three hour honors colloquium must be completed within the first 90 hours at the Fayetteville campus.

A three-hour thesis (WCOB 4993H): The thesis is a major independent writing project under the leadership of a Walton College or University of Arkansas faculty member and arises from a research project, business plan, business competition or internship.

Complete the honors capstone course MGMT 3013H Honors Strategic Management, which should be completed within the first 90 hours at the Fayetteville campus.

Requirements for the Departmental Scholars Program

Complete nine hours of honors courses to be selected from pre-business core or University Core. MATH 2564 may be used as honors credit towards completion of the 9 required honors hours.

Students must also complete MATH 2554 with a grade of "C" or better within the first 60 hours at the Fayetteville campus and prior to taking upper level business courses.
Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language by completing the 2003-level course in any foreign language. Students whose native language is not English must complete a 2003-level course other than their native language from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish or Swahili or COMM 2303.

Complete the following honors courses in Walton College:

Two three-hour honors colloquium courses chosen from the following: WCOB 3003H (May be repeated for up to 6 hours of credit) ACCT 4003H, ECON 4003H, FINN 4003H, MGMT 4003H, ISYS 4003H, MKTG 4003H, SCMT 4003H or other business honors colloquium courses offered irregularly. One three hour honors colloquium must be completed within the first 90 hours at the Fayetteville campus.

A three-hour thesis (WCOB 4993H): The thesis is a major independent writing project under the leadership of a Walton College or University of Arkansas faculty member and arises from a research project, business plan, business competition, or internship.

Complete the honors capstone course MGMT 3013H Honors Strategic Management, which should be completed within the first 90 hours at the Fayetteville campus.