History

History

The Faculty of Economic and Business Education (FPEB) was officially established on October 28, 2008 based on UPI Rector’s Decree Number 6067 in 2008. Before becoming a separate faculty, FPEB was a department under the Faculty of Social Sciences Education (FPIPS), namely Department of Economic Education. The Department has four education study programs and two non-educational study programs. The educational study programs are the Accounting Education Study Program, Business Management Education Study Program, Office Management Education, and Economic and Cooperative Education. While the non-educational study program is Accounting Study Program and Management Study Program.
The existence of the Department of Economic Education has a long history, starting in 1958 under the name of the Department of Economics and Law under the College of Teacher Education (PTPG). In 1960 the Department of Economics and Law was developed into two majors, namely the Department of Economics and the Department of Law. In 1962 the Department of Economics changed its name to the Department of EKPA (Financial Economics of Commerce and Administration) under the Faculty of Social Sciences Teacher Training (FKPS) IKIP Bandung. In 1965 the EKPA Department was developed into three departments, namely the Department of General Economics (Ekum), the Department of Corporate Economics (Ekper), and the Department of Administration under the Faculty of Teacher Training in Social Sciences (FKIS).
Furthermore, along with the change in FKIS to FPIPS (Faculty of Social Sciences Education) in 1983, the three majors were combined into one department, namely the Department of Business Education which has four study programs, namely the Accounting Education Study Program, the Business Administration Education Study Program, the Program Office Administration Study, and Cooperative Study Program. In addition to the S-1 program, the Department of Business Education organizes diploma programs, namely the Bookkeeping Education Program (Diploma Degree-D3), the Business Administration Education Program (Diploma Degree-D3), the Service Skills Education Program (Diploma Degree-D2 and D3) , and the Cooperative Education Program (Diploma Degree-D3).
In 1995 the Department of Business Education changed its name to the Department of Economic Education, with courses in Accounting Education, Commerce Education, Office Administration Education, and Economic & Cooperative Education. Starting in 2000 in line with the Wider Mandate in the Department of Economic Education opened non-educational study programs, namely the Accounting Study Program and the Management Study Program.