ECONOMICS

The economics program at UDLAP will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge to master the main concepts of Economics, mathematics and statistical methods to open doors to work in the public or private sector. Upon graduation you will be able to occupy different positions within an international or Mexican company. You will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in top national or international institutions. Finally, as a professional in Economics, you can work in the public sector, banks, finance departments and other positions that require analysis, interpretation and forecasting of economic systems.

 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OBJECTIVES

The economics program at UDLAP will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge to master the main concepts of Economics, mathematics and statistical methods to open doors to work in the public or private sector. Upon graduation you will be able to occupy different positions within an international or Mexican company. You will also be prepared to pursue graduate studies in top national or international institutions. Finally, as a professional in Economics, you can work in the public sector, banks, finance departments and other positions that require analysis, interpretation and forecasting of economic systems.

 

Specific objective

As well as expanding your initial aptitudes, in Economics you will:

  • Develop your analytical capacity.

  • Foster your interest for research.

  • Provide you with ample knowledge of economic theory and quantitative methods.

  • Grant you knowledge of special areas of your discipline.

  • Promote in you alternate or complementary focuses within Economics.

  • Further your capacity to present economic arguments based on critical thinking.

  • Advice you so you can develop research projects.

  • Introduce you successfully in the labor market, in the public or private sector.

  • Prepare you for graduate studies.

 

INITIAL PROFILE

  • Conviction to work for the common good and to strive for success

  • Vision to accomplish goals through learning.

  • Ability to face the challenges of an increasingly competitive world.

  • Interest to reflect on the situation Mexico, as well as other countries, is facing regarding social, economic and financial situations.

  • Seek to dominate the factors of economic behavior of individuals, companies and markets.

 

GRADUATE PROFILE

At the end of your studies, having acquired new knowledge and expanded your abilities, you will have:

 

  • Expertise in the economic behavior factors for individuals, companies and markets.

  • Ability to apply the principles of corporate finance, especially those related to decisions that affect capital budget in organizations.

  • Understanding of the elements to value and manage investment portfolios.

  • Ability to identify the main historical and contemporary tendencies of the Mexican economy.

  • Ability to handle the main models for the analysis of modern economies.


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