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February 21 event to feature Black alumni and straight talk on navigating the career maze

On Wednesday, February 21, the Walker College of Business will celebrate Black History Month with a Courageous Conversation, Straight Talk on Navigati...

Management students earn first place in FLBA-C case competition

Appalachian State University students Justin Schroeder, Kristina Moore, and Sally Dillon have won first place in an FBLA case competition.The students...

Catastrophe Insurance Underwriting Profitability: Investigating Company Loss Performance

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University recently completed a months-long consulting project in data analytics with an insurance u...

UGA's Stock Pitch Competition: Crafting Winning Strategies

Two separate teams of Appalachian State University students set their sights on the University of Georgia's Stock Pitch Competition. Bowden Inves...

Spencer-RIMS RISK Challenge: Evaluating Municipal Risks

A team of finance students from Appalachian State University took on the RISK Challenge, an international case competition sponsored anually by the Sp...

CFA Institute Research Challenge: Analyzing Nucor

Finance students from Appalachian State University recently delved into equity research by participating in the CFA Institute Research Chall...

Pick a Major

Create the academic path that's right for you by choosing one of our majors. With more than 100 faculty in six departments and four research centers, we're home to a breadth of business expertise. Take advantage of Walker College's own academic advising center to stay on track. Learn more at appstate.edu/academics/majors.

Add a Minor

The Walker College offers minor courses of study from a variety of business disciplines designed to complement bachelor degrees in business and beyond. A general business minor is open to students from any program except those pursuing a major in the Walker College. Students who wish to delve deeper into one or more functional business areas may select from a variety of business minors. Learn more at appstate.edu/academics/minors.

Join a Club

Through co-curricular offerings, including club participation, students in the Walker College of Business are encouraged to participate in regional, national and global competitions as a method of experiential learning. These experiences help students practice their discipline and test their knowledge and ability against peers. The Walker College boasts a long tradition of competing in – and winning – events in every business discipline. Become a member of one (or more) of the two dozen business student clubs or honorary organizations. Learn more

Kick Start Your Career

Get career counseling. Get help with your resumé. Hone your job interview skills. The Business Career Services Center is here to help you land the job. Learn more