University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Finance Bachelor's Degree

The finance curriculum engages students through problem-based casework, real-world business activities, and internships in the financial community. Finance students leave Walton College prepared to successfully meet the rigors and challenges of a wide variety of career opportunities.

Finance Degree Program

Students who elect to major in finance can choose from one of five concentrations: banking; financial management/investment; insurance; real estate, and personal financial management. This choice should reflect the student's primary career focus and electives should be used to complement the coursework in the chosen concentration. Finance majors are strongly encouraged to consult with an academic advisor in the undergraduate programs office in developing their curriculum.

 

 

 

 

Finance Courses

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

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Student Finance Club

Dedicated to motivating high performing students to reach their potential and establish a competitive edge in the job market.

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Student Managed Funds

Under faculty mentorship, the Garrison Financial Institute oversees six student managed-funds, totaling approximately $11.3 million.

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New & Noteworthy

Alumni Donate Barron’s in Education Program to Walton College Students, Faculty and Staff

Alumni Donate Barron’s in Education Program to Walton College Students, Faculty and Staff

Douglas Jackson Jr. and John Engskov, Walton College alumni, are providing complimentary online subscriptions to Barron’s financial magazine for Walton College students, faculty and staff!

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U of A Offers New Finance Graduate Degree in Fall 2020

U of A Offers New Finance Graduate Degree in Fall 2020

The Walton College is offering a Master of Science degree in Finance starting in fall 2020, and applications are being accepted.

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Community Bank Stress Testing for the COVID-19 Shock

Community Bank Stress Testing for the COVID-19 Shock

Professor Tim Yeager of the Department of Finance along with finance doctoral student Cao Fang have put together a practitioner report on the effects of COVID-19 on community banks across America.

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