Bachelor of Business Administration in Legal Studies

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Legal Studies from Temple University's Fox School of Business introduces the economic, political and sociological principles of law as they apply to business. The degree creates a foundation for students planning to pursue law professionally as well as those intending to pursue a business career where a legal background would be valuable.

This cross-disciplinary program introduces students to those areas where business and law meet, such as

  • business ownership,
  • financial planning
  • health care,
  • human relations,
  • marketing,
  • risk management, and more.

Legal Studies BBA students are exposed to actual court cases, trial simulations and other hands-on experiences that help shape the analytical, communication, problem-solving and reasoning skills they will take with them into law school and their professional careers.

Additionally, Fox’s outstanding faculty and adjunct professors from government agencies, private and corporate law firms, and federal and state judiciary offer valuable, real-world examples of how business and law closely relate to one another. Connections with local firms and governing entities provide students with unique internship opportunities to supplement coursework.

In the third and fourth year of the 124-credit program, students select electives from areas of law specialization including corporate governance, entertainment, environmental, real estate, sports and technology. Students will then complete a final capstone project in an area of their choosing.

Other academic options for Legal Studies Major include an accelerated three-year BBA track as well as an online BBA program.

Accelerated 3-year BBA

Motivated students can accelerate their BBA program to finish in three years. See the suggested sequence.

Classes & Curriculum

The 124-credit BBA in Legal Studies program combines legal studies with foundational business principles, and includes core required courses, electives and a capstone project to be taken in the final semester. Required courses and elective options include the following.

  • Business Communications
  • Business Society and Ethics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Global Business Policies
  • Information Systems in Organizations
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Management
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management

Learn more about Legal Studies Major courses.

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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. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident:  $20,616.00 per year
Out-of-state: $36,552.00 per year

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