Students

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.

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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 business.appstate.edu/minors.

Join a Club

Become a member of one (or more) of the two dozen business student clubs or honorary organizations.

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Practice Your Discipline

Thumbnail of Competition Highlights 2016-17 PDFThrough 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. View the 2016-17 highlights.

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

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