University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Marketing Bachelor's Degree

The major in marketing is designed to prepare students for careers involving product planning, distribution, promotion, and pricing strategies. In addition to a broad overview of the marketing functions within organizations, students are provided with knowledge and skills in consumer behavior, marketing research, and strategic marketing.

Student Opportunities

Students in the Department of Marketing are involved in cooperative education (i.e., earning college credit for work experience while in school) and professional organizations.

The University of Arkansas Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association provides opportunities for students to interact with professionals and augment their classroom learning.

Students can also interact with Fortune 500 companies through the Center for Retailing Excellence and other outreach centers. These associations provide individuals with valuable short- and long-term networks with alumni, faculty, and students.


Marketing Courses

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

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Eight Semesters

The Eight-Semester Degree Completion Program makes it possible to obtain the Marketing bachelor's degree in four academic years.

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Marketing Minor

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

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EPIC Spotlight: Bjorn Simmons

EPIC Spotlight: Bjorn Simmons

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Gauri Study Accepted for Publication in Management Science

Gauri Study Accepted for Publication in Management Science

A study by Dinesh K. Gauri, a professor in the marketing department at the Sam M. Walton College of Business and holder of the Wal-Mart Chair in Marketing, has been accepted for publication by Management Science.

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