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Economics, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) , PA,
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 at Temple University, a joint offering between Temple University’s Fox School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts.

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Program Overview

Economics at Temple University 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods for Business I
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Leadership and Organizational Management
  • Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]
  • Quantitative Methods for Business II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript
  • Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify)
  • Essay
  • Extracurriculars

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)
  • Apply as an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18804 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18804 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8040 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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