Business Economics

Economists use their results to advise government, the private sector, and industry on specific economic conditions, trends, and policy implications.


Why study Business Economics?


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Highest paid career in Mexico



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What does an Economist do?

Economists analyze the current economic situation and forecast factors, such as unemployment and inflation levels, that may change the future.

As a graduate with a Business Economics degree, your mission will be to observe, analyze, control, audit, investigate and advise on government, companies, or industries´ economic stimulations.

At Arkansas State University Querétaro, we prepare you to be an Economics professional with the skills to specialize in any of the areas (new and traditional) of this profession.

In addition, we will give you solid business training so that you can work in Mexican, the United States, and world markets.

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Double Degree

Valid in Mexico and the United States

Classes 100% in English

With a multicultural team of teachers

American University Model

The first US university in México


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Our Student Testimonials

Labor Field Where do economics professionals work?

Business Economics professionals work in all kinds of organizations and companies

Aspire, Dream, Realize Some great economists of the 21st century

Stephanie Kelton

Has served as Chief Economist on the US Senate Budget Committee

Mohamed A. El-Erian

Allianz chief economic adviser

Former CEO and current Chief Investment Officer at PIMCO.

Paul Krugman

Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisors

Advisor to the World Bank, IMF, the Trilateral Commission, and the UN.

Thomas Piketty

French economist; specialist in economic inequality and income distribution

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Business Economics degree, the graduate of Arkansas State University Querétaro will be able to:

1. Understand and analyze how companies and markets interrelate in determining market outcomes.

2. Explain how monetary policy affects output and prices in models of aggregate economic activity.

3. Explain how changes in government spending and taxes affect the macroeconomy using various economic models.

4. Use theoretical-quantitative models for the analysis of micro and macroeconomic situations and offer recommendations based on predictions of the behavior of the variables analyzed.

5. Use the different statistical-econometric methods most suitable for the analysis of information that helps in decision-making for companies in the public and private sectors.

6. Understand and explain how the global political-economic environment influences the national economy, as well as the effect on companies.

Degree Plan

General Education

  • First Year Experience – Business
  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Oral Communication
  • Math Elective
  • Life Science Elective
  • Physical Science Elective
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Social Science Elective
  • U.S. History or U.S. Government Elective
  • Fine Arts Elective
  • Humanities Elective


Business Core

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Business Finance
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing

Economics program

  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Money and Banking
  • Applied econometrics


Upper-level economics electives

  • Theory and Firm Elective
  • Public Policy and Business Elective
  • International Elective


General Electives

  • 6 Courses in General Electives or a Completed Minor in Another Discipline


AACSB Accreditation

Arkansas State University Queretaro’s School of Business has an AACBS accreditation – the most important accrediting agency in the business school field. (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)


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