Faculty: Faculty of Management
Degree(s): Bachelor of Business Administration
Campus: Fredericton

Economics explains almost everything. Food prices. Gas prices. Political decisions. Personal choices. Interest rates. Taxes. All of it can be explained through economics. Through the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program at UNB, you’ll learn the foundations of economics and how it shapes our world. You’ll learn how to explain economic phenomenon, analyze economic impacts, and recommend ways to solve complex economic problems.

Why Economics at UNB?

At UNB 's Fredericton campus you have the option to complete an honours in economics and you will learn from faculty members recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research. Small class sizes means greater interaction between you, your instructors, and your colleagues.

Hands-on learning:

  • Co-operative (Co-op) education program consisting of a minimum of three four-month work terms. Accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education.

Skills you will acquire:

  • Interpreting and communicating complex economic issues
  • Presenting solutions to solve economic problems or interpret markets
  • Implementing concrete economic strategies based on theoretical information
  • Conducting and explaining scientific research
  • Building models to explain and predict economic behaviour

More info

For more information, see the Faculty of Management.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Business" in our admission requirements tool.

Sample Courses

  • ADM 3435: Financial Markets and Institutions
  • ADM 4421: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • ADM 4425: Investments
  • ECON 3205: Taxation of Business Income: Principles and Practices


  • Policy advisor for government
  • Business analyst
  • Cost estimator
  • Strategic planner
  • Securities broker
  • Insurance agent
  • Quality control agent
  • Estate planner
  • Statistician
  • Purchasing agent
  • Sociological researcher
  • Investment/Financial advisor