University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Accounting Bachelor's Degree

A major in accounting is preparation for success in the business world. Every business needs accounting help, whether it is the largest retail company in the world, a small family-owned enterprise, an agency for the homeless, or a musical group touring the country. The accounting major provides an excellent foundation for a variety of careers.

Accounting Degree Program

The objective of the B.S.B.A. accounting curriculum is to provide students with a broad overall education, solid grounding in the common body of knowledge of business administration, and exposure to accounting in sufficient depth to help them achieve entry-level competence for pursuit of a career in industry.



Accounting Courses

View a listing of all the undergraduate Accounting courses currently being offered by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Eight Semesters

The Eight-Semester Degree Completion Program makes it possible to obtain the accounting bachelor's degree in four academic years.

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Integrated MACC

The Walton College offers you the option to obtain both the BSBA and the Masters in Accountancy in a five-year period.

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Online Accounting Degree Option
Bachelor's Degree

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This online program provides a flexible and cost-effective opportunity to pursue an accounting degree, whether you are new to college, completing a degree started years ago, or seeking an additional degree to enhance your skillsets.

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Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Walton College now offers three new graduate degrees: Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Applied Business Analytics and Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. Classes begin fall 2020.

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Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Doyle Z. Williams, dean emeritus of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will be inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame in 2020.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

Do you play a musical instrument? Are you good at geometry? These are questions that Barry Bryan might ask a student considering accounting as a major. It’s been his experience that these skills often make for good accountants.

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