University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Economics Bachelor's Program

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 Degree in Arkansas

Why ‘The Force’ Is With Economics Students

You might think of them as the Jedi of the business world. An economics degree launches students into a variety of well-paying careers as consultants for major firms and managers in corporations, non-profits and the government. It’s also often a starting point for students who plan to attend law school, earn an MBA or pursue higher-level economic degrees.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Business Economics Major

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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Bachelor of Science in International Business

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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Jebaraj Elected to National Association for Business Economics Board

Jebaraj Elected to National Association for Business Economics Board

Mervin Jebaraj, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, joins the board of the National Association for Business Economics, the premier professional association for business economists.

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Brownback to Present Paper at National Conference in April

Brownback to Present Paper at National Conference in April

Andy Brownback, an assistant professor of economics, will present a paper at the 50th National Bureau of Economic Research Decentralization Conference April 15-17.

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Gaduh Named Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Affiliated Professor

Gaduh Named Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Affiliated Professor

Arya B. Gaduh, an associate professor in economics at the Walton College, has been invited to join the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab as an affiliated professor.

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