University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Management: Bachelor's Degree

The study of management prepares men and women for positions of leadership in profit and nonprofit organizations of all sizes. Management curriculum focuses on the nature and capabilities of human and other resources, as well as how the manager plans, organizes, staffs, coordinates, and evaluates those resources in an organization and its environment. 

Management Degree Program

Students who elect to major in management can choose from one of three concentrations: Human Resource Management, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Leadership.



Program Overview: Which Management Concentration Should I Choose?

 

Management Degree: Human Resource Management Concentration

The Human Resource Management Concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in human resource-related occupations. Among issues and areas addressed are management-employee relations, quality of work life, compensation and other reward systems, organizational staffing, and training and development. The Human Resource Management track emphasizes the importance of integrating individual goals and organizational objectives.

Eight-Semester Degree Plan

Management Degree: Small Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Concentration is suggested for students who are interested in starting and/or operating a small business or independent company after graduation. The Small Business and Entrepreneurship focus provides excellent preparation for students wishing to obtain a highly integrated view of business operations.

Eight-Semester Degree Plan

Management Degree: Organizational Leadership Concentration

The Organizational Leadership Concentration prepares new students for leadership positions within organizations. Among the topics explored are employee motivation, how to manage power and influence within organizations, developing effective teams, managing diversity, organizational transformation and change, and globalization.

Eight Semster Degree Plan

Management Courses

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

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Management Minor

The Department of Management offers a minor for students desiring more knowledge of management to assist them in their careers.

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Academic Catalog Listing


View more detailed course information on the Management catalog listing.