University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Business Minors

The Sam M. Walton College of Business offers a variety of business minors for students desiring specific knowledge in an area of business outside of their academic major.

Business Minors for Business Majors

Minors assist students in their business careers by helping them to increase their skills and to broaden their understanding of business as an integrated whole.

A business minor requires the completion of 15 specific hours of study at the University of Arkansas. Students must meet all specific course prerequisites and complete all of the requirements for the minor prior to graduation. Business majors who intend to pursue a business minor must notify the Walton College Undergraduate Programs Office.

Single Discipline Minors:

Accounting Minor

The Department of Accounting offers a minor for Walton College students desiring more knowledge of accounting to assist them in their business careers.

Behavioral Economics Minor

Behavioral Economics is a method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behavior to explain economic decision-making.

Business Analytics Minor

The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Business Analytics. Analytics are currently used by many companies for applications ranging from strategic management of data to day operations to customer insights to retail analytics to developing and maintaining a competitive edge.

Economics Minor

The minor in Economics requires completion of 15 hours of study, plus nine hours of upper division course work in economics.

Finance Minor: Banking/Financial Management/Investment Concentration

The Department of Finance offers two minor options for Walton College students in the areas of Banking/Financial Management/ Investment and Insurance/Real Estate.

Finance Minor: Insurance/Real Estate Concentration

The Department of Finance offers two minor options for Walton College students in the areas of Banking/Financial Management/ Investment and Insurance/Real Estate.

Information Systems

The Department of Information Systems offers a minor for Walton College students desiring more knowledge of information systems to assist them in their careers.

Management Minor

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

Marketing Minor

The Department of Marketing offers a minor for Walton College students desiring more knowledge of marketing to assist them in their careers.

Retail Minor

The Department of Marketing offers a retail minor for Walton College students desiring more knowledge of retail, to assist them in their careers.

Supply Chain Management Minor

The Department of Supply Chain Management offers a minor for Walton College students desiring more knowledge of supply chain management to assist them in their careers.


Interdisciplinary Minors:



Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). ERP systems are large-scale programs, which are used by many large companies to integrate their business processes and run the organization using primarily one software system.

Financial Economics

The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Financial Economics. The minor will provide students with the background needed for research in finance and industry.

Nonprofit Studies

The Walton College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Nonprofit Studies. This minor will prepare students for working in the nonprofit sector as well as educating students who may be on boards and participate in other civic organizations.