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.


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Accounting Degree in Arkansas

Accounting Students Learn the Language of Business

Accounting is less about mathematics, and more about giving structure to unstructured situations by learning and speaking the language of business. Students learn to tell the story of what an organization looks like, what an organization has done, and what it might do in the future.

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Online Accounting Degree Option
Bachelor's Degree

Girl Online

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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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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Peters Elected President of Federation of Schools of Accountancy

Peters Elected President of Federation of Schools of Accountancy

Gary Peters, professor and department chair of the William Dillard Department of Accounting at Walton College, has been elected president of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy effective August 1.

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Recent M.Acc. Graduate Earns Award for Top Scores on CPA Exam

Recent M.Acc. Graduate Earns Award for Top Scores on CPA Exam

William Martens, a 2019 U of A Master of Accounting graduate, has recently been awarded the Elijah Watt Sells Award for top scores on the CPA exam.

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Student Spotlight:  Meet Ryan Decker

Student Spotlight: Meet Ryan Decker

My favorite part of Walton is how connected the college is with companies in NWA. Companies are genuinely interested in getting to know Walton students, and I have developed lasting relationships with professionals through networking and career events.

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