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

Boundless

Boundless

Walton College’s Noel Morris has been raising funds and awareness for the purchase and delivery of wheelchairs for those in need in third world countries. Morris didn’t go looking for this project – it came to him.

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Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

A study by a Walton College researcher and his colleagues says well-connected chief financial officers obtain loans for their companies with more favorable terms and conditions as compared to those who have less “social capital.”

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New Century Capital Management CEO Leads ‘Trading University’

New Century Capital Management CEO Leads ‘Trading University’

Jim Porter, chief executive officer of New Century Capital Management in Chicago and a University of Arkansas alumnus, recently led the first “Trading University” at the Walton College.

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