Business Economics

The Bachelor of Economics in Business Economics (B.Econ.) program at Assumption University originated in 2005 by the former Dean of Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics, Dr. Cherdpong Sibunruang. This was a vision of the President Emeritus, Bro. Martin Komolmas, to create an Economics program with a well integration of business and other related disciplines. The rationale of having a Business Economics program is that economics provides the foundation for all business fields and fosters analytical and critical thinking skills, which are vital for all business graduates in the period of change and integration of skills.

Our Business Economics program provides a truly international learning environment as faculty members and students come from various countries around the world, such as Canada, China, Myanmar, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Over 200 undergraduate students are currently enrolled in the program. We have produced more than 350 graduates, and they have been recruited by organizations in both private and public sectors.

Business Economics


A degree in Economics allow graduates to better understand the global dynamics of today and open a wealth of opportunities for graduates in shaping their future career. In addition, Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics at Assumption University has a long-standing reputation in business education, which is the core strength of the Department of Business Economics.

The program is designed to develop the numerical and analytical skills in creative and innovative ways. Through encouraging intellectual curiosity, and critical reflection, ethical deliberation, students would be prepared for the most challenging career opportunities in the future. Students are offered an attractive Design-It-Yourself program where they can mix-and-match courses to meet their innovative needs and be rewarded with professional certificates. Professional certificates are awarded for MSME courses as well as courses from other faculties thereby enhancing the learning experience of students. With a flexible curriculum, students can design their own learning experience to prepare them for their future career of choice where future career opportunities are further strengthened through specific business fields’ specialization.

The Bachelor of Economics in Business Economics offers graduates an understanding about the trends in trade and economics. Graduates can study economic and statistical data encompassing many disciplines and as a result, can complete various analytics regarding economic phenomena and possible scenarios. Moreover, the data driven program equips students with top notch data analytical skills and knowledge that meets the high demand in the job market. Our graduates and notable alumni enjoy outstanding job placement rates with excellent average starting salary and benefits, ranking among the top in the job market.

1st Semester



Degree Name

Bachelor of Economics (B.Econ.)


Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics


Department of Business Economics

Full Program

3.5 Years