B.S.B.A. in

General Business


Sam M. Walton College of Business

The online B.S.B.A. in General Business degree from the Sam M. Walton College of Business provides students with the opportunity to enroll in a four-year degree program online.  In addition, the online degree affords students who have completed an associate’s degree in business or those who are near completion of their business degree, the option to complete a B.S.B.A. with a major in general business.  The general business major also allows students to explore all facets of the business process. 

All classes are offered online in a traditional 15-week fall and spring semester schedule.  Summer classes are optional in two five-week sessions.

Undergraduate Programs Office

Call 479.575.4622 or contact Katie Harelson at kharelson@walton.uark.edu


Learn more about the BSBA during this radio interview with Gary Ferrier, associate dean for undergraduate programs at the Walton College, and Javier Reyes, vice provost for distance education.


All students are classified as pre-business with an intended major of general business until the following pre-business requirements are fulfilled:

  1. Earn a grade of “C” or better in the following pre-business core courses:
    • ACCT 2013, Accounting Principles I
    • ACCT 2023, Accounting Principles II
    • COMM 1313, Public Speaking
    • ECON 2013, Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECON 2023, Principles of Microeconomics
    • MATH 2043, Survey of Calculus
    • MATH 2053, Finite Math
    • WCOB 1111, Freshmen Business Connections
    • WCOB 1033, Data Analysis and Interpretation
    • WCOB 1120, Computer Competency Requirement or ISYS 1123, Business Application Knowledge
  2. Complete all pre-business core courses (or equivalents) with a minimum 2.50 GPA.
  3. Obtain at least a 2.50 overall GPA.
  4. All pre-business requirements must be met prior to enrollment into upper-division business and General Business major courses.

BSBA in General Business
at a Glance

  • 100 Percent Online  
  • 120 Credit hours
  • Can be completed in four years
  • AACSB AccreditedRanked in the Top 50 among Public Business Schools in 2014 Undergraduate Businessweek Survey

Estimated Cost

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2014 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.
  • $274.15 Tuition
  • $2.50 Library Fee
  • $8.44 Network & Data Systems Fee
  • $25 Off-Campus fee

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