Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics

Gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of resource allocation and the economic forces that drive society with the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Economics, a joint offering between Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts.

Economics provides insights into all facets of our personal and professional lives, improving our understanding of the world around us and our individual decision-making. This 124-credit undergraduate program offers a well-rounded analytical, historical and practical foundation in the science of economics.

The Economics BBA is a small program with ample opportunity for students to interact and collaborate with faculty. You will start by building a thorough quantitative base through courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistical analysis among other subjects. Economics majors also broaden their scope by examining international economic issues and studying economic policy and regulations, as well as professional development strategies.

Take advantage of expansive opportunities to explore potential career opportunities and meet industry professionals through student professional organizations like the Temple Economics Society and membership with Omicron Delta Epsilon, one of the largest academic honor societies worldwide. Graduates are prepared for a wide range of careers. Many Economics majors enter managerial positions in both the public and private sectors, while others choose to continue with professional study in business, the health sciences, law or public administration. Learn more about careers and opportunities.

Classes & Curriculum

As part of the Economics BBA program, students will need to complete core courses in subjects including

  • Microeconomic Analysis, 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis,
  • Econometrics,
  • International Economics and
  • Economics Writing Seminar.

Learn more about required courses within the Economics curriculum.

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Accelerated 3-year BBA

Motivated students can accelerate their BBA program to finish in three years. To find out more about completing your degree on an accelerated timeline, contact your advisor.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Business Administration offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. You can view the full Cost of Attendance breakdown on the Student Financial Services website.

These tuition costs apply to the 2023–2024 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $22,824.00 per year
Out-of-state: $41,544.00 per year


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