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.

 


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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New & Noteworthy

Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a Walton College economist.

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Kali Publishes Research on ‘The Burden of Glory’ in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

Kali Publishes Research on ‘The Burden of Glory’ in Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

Raja Kali, a professor in the Walton College Department of Economics and the Conoco Phillips Chair in International Economics and Business, has had his paper entitled “The Burden of Glory: Competing for Non-Monetary Incentives in Rank-Order Tournaments” accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy.

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Geng Publishes Regulation and Pricing Research in Journal of International Economics

Geng Publishes Regulation and Pricing Research in Journal of International Economics

Difei Geng, an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the Walton College, has had his paper “International Effects of National Regulations: External Reference Pricing and Price Controls” accepted for publication in the Journal of International Economics.

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