Bachelor's Degree: Department of Economics

Undergraduate students who wish to pursue an economics degree have several options, including two concentrations of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in International Business, or a Bachelor of Arts.


Economics Major
Business Economics Concentration

The major in Business Economics from the Sam M. Walton College of Business requires 21 hours of major and collateral courses in the discipline as well as satisfying the other requirements for the B.S.B.A. degree.

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International Economics Major
International Economics and Business Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in International Business degree is intended for students who wish to learn more about the international aspects of business. Students pursuing this degree may select a concentration in Economics. 

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Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Students obtaining this degree must complete University Core requirements, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduation Requirements, and additional coursework.

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Why ‘The Force’ Is With Economics Students

Raja Kali, the chair of the Department of Economics at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, likes to use the Star Wars analogy with students and prospective students who are considering economics as a major, because it makes the point that economics underlies almost every aspect of human interactions.

10/22/2020 | By Stephen Caldwell


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