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Industrial Engineering

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Industrial Engineering program offered by the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is a pioneering program in Colombia. Its aim is to train integral professionals who are equipped with the skills and knowledge to identify and solve problems faced by organizations with innovative proposals that enhance their competitiveness.

Through a rigorous formative process, the program instills in its students the ability to analyze, design, plan, and control processes with an optimization approach, taking into account the technical, economic, social, and environmental aspects involved. As a result, the graduates of the program are well-prepared to confront the challenges and demands of the contemporary business world.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 700 | Qualified Registry: Resolución del Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) No. 13216 del 17 de julio de 2020, vigencia 8 años.

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Título

DEGREE:

Industrial Engineer (BS)

Duración

DURATION:

10 semesters​

Modalidad

MODALITY:

In-person / In Spanish

Ubicación

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga
Barbosa (basic cycle)
Barrancabermeja (basic cycle)
Málaga (basic cycle)
Socorro (basic cycle)

APPLICANT

Profile

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Candidates for the Industrial Engineering program at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) are distinguished by the following:

  • Analytical, deductive, reflective, critical, creative, synthesis, and decision-making skills.
  • Aptitude and interest in Basic Sciences, Technology, and Business Processes.
  • Ability to communicate, relate to others, and work in a team.
  • Cultural identity and interest in broadening horizons towards globalization.
  • Self-confidence and ability to act in diverse contexts and take on challenges with an ethical commitment and social responsibility.

GRADUATE

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  • Design, undertake, direct, improve and innovate processes that generate goods and services, to increase productivity and profitability of organizations respecting the human being and his or her environment.

  • Apply the knowledge acquired about basic sciences and engineering in diagnosis and problem solving in organizations under ethical principles and the regulatory framework of the country.

  • Manage processes considering technical, technological and scientific criterion to generate goods and services of high-quality standards.

  • Manage the financial resources of the organization carrying out timely management to obtain higher levels of profitability.

  • Lead organizations in the public and private sectors, through the effective work of teams applying the principles of the theory or oral communication and its knowledge in a second language, to impact the local, national, and international media.

  • Be strategic starting from the formulation to the execution of plans and projects in which one participates.

  • Permanently seek the full development of their potential with social commitment.

Labor

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A UIS Industrial Engineer will be able to generate change for the benefit of society pertaining to scenarios such as the following:

  • Companies and institutions in the industrial, commercial and service sectors, public or private, in management positions in the organization such as general management and managers of functional areas.

  • Project and engineering offices performing advisories and management consultations.

  • Entrepreneurial activities in various fields, which contribute to the social, political, environmental, technological and economic development of the country.

OUR

Accreditations

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High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 13216 of July 17, 2020 (valid for eight years).

 

CONTINUOUS

Improvement

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The Industrial Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that enables future professionals to establish a solid educational foundation. This will enable them to lead innovation processes, leverage emerging technologies, and anticipate the welfare and safety needs of the community. As a result, students, employers, and society at large can trust that the program meets high-quality standards and prepares graduates for entry into the global workforce.

Program Educational Objectives

The Industrial Engineering program’s educational objectives are to produce outstanding graduates, whom within three years after graduation are able to:

  • Employ their skills, capabilities, and knowledge as industrial engineers to properly manage physical, technological, and human resources in order to identify problems and seize opportunities in organizations.

  • Generate, capture, and transfer value in organizations through leadership, collaborative and multidisciplinary work, and effective communication, all framed within ethical and environmentally responsible behavior.

  • Adapt themselves to technological, social, and organizational changes in a sustainable manner by continuously learning and improving their knowledge through professional practices, training schemes, and postgraduate education.

 

Student Outcomes

The program of Industrial Engineering aims to develop the following student outcomes:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  • An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  • An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  • An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

 

Historical Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

 

2018 

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022 

2023 

Academic Term 

I 

II 

I 

II 

I 

II 

I 

II 

I 

II 

I 

Admitted 

154 

193 

124 

147 

149 

154 

162 

229 

163 

154 

170 

Enrolled 

1625 

1645 

1539 

1589 

1539 

1633 

1659 

1685 

1584 

1642 

1585 

Graduates (Term) 

37 

176 

65 

149 

86 

108 

51 

141 

78 

119 

47 



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ACADEMIC

Curriculum

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Code:  20252           Credits:    4  - Calculus I


Code:  22949           Credits:    4  - Basic Chemistry


Code:  22979           Credits:    4  - Linear Algebra I


Code:  23015           Credits:    4  - Descriptive Geometry


Code:  23427           Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  24948           Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


 

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Code:  20253           Credits:    4  - Calculus II


Code:  22950           Credits:    4  - Physics II


Code:  22952           Credits:    2  - Biology for Engineers


Code:  23423           Credits:    1  - Sports and Physical Training


Code:  28997           Credits:    3  - Computing Programming


Code:  28998           Credits:    3  - Introduction to Industrial Engineering


 

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Code:  20113           Credits:    4  - Analytical Mechanics


Code:  20254           Credits:    4  - Calculus III


Code:  22953           Credits:    4  - Physics II


Code:  23424           Credits:    4  - English I


Code:  28999           Credits:    3  - Economic Environment


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Elective Subject I


 

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Code:  20255           Credits:    4  - Differential Equations


Code:  21802           Credits:    4  - Thermodynamics I


Code:  22956           Credits:    4  - Physics III


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


Code:  29000           Credits:    3  - Accounting Management


 

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Code:  29001           Credits:    3  - Basic Electricity and Electronic


Code:  29002           Credits:    3  - Material Sciences


Code:  29003           Credits:    3  - Statistics I


Code:  29004           Credits:    3  - Costs


Code:  29005           Credits:    3  - Business Administration I


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Elective Subject II


 

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Code:  29006           Credits:    3  - Statistics II


Code:  29007           Credits:    3  - Research Operations I


Code:  29008           Credits:    3  - Industrial Processes


Code:  29009           Credits:    3  - Economics Engineering


Code:  29010           Credits:    3  - Principles of Marketing


Code:  29011           Credits:    3  - Business Administration II


 

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Code:  29012           Credits:    3  - Statistics III


Code:  29013           Credits:    3  - Research Operations II


Code:  29014           Credits:    3  - Management Operations I


Code:  29015           Credits:    3  - Finances and Budgeting


Code:  29016           Credits:    3  - Market Research


 

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Code:  23527           Credits:    3  - Information Systems


Code:  29017           Credits:    3  - Quality Engineering


Code:  29018           Credits:    3  - Management Operations II


Code:  29019           Credits:    3  - Occupational Safety and Health


Code:  29020           Credits:    3  - Human Resources


Code:  29021           Credits:    3  - Project Formulation and Evaluation


 

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Code:  22975           Credits:    3  - Graduation Project I


Code:  29022           Credits:    3  - Integrated Logistics


Code:  29023           Credits:    3  - Production Systems Design


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject I


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject II


 

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Code:  22977           Credits:    7  - Graduation Project II


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject III


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject IV


 

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Code:  23535           Credits:    3  - Corporate Finance


Code:  29024           Credits:    3  - Flexible Manufacturing Systems


Code:  29029           Credits:    3  - Marketing Management


Code:  23544           Credits:    3  - Capital Markets


Code:  23545           Credits:    3  - Management Skills


Code:  29025           Credits:    3  - International Business Management


Code:  29026           Credits:    3  - Technology Management


Code:  25721           Credits:    3  - Corporate Social Responsibility


Code:  29027           Credits:    3  - Process Integration with Information Technology (SAP)


Code:  29028           Credits:    3  - Entrepreneurship


Code:  27565           Credits:    3  - Production Systems Simulation


Code:  40435           Credits:    3  - Data Analytics


 

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Faculty

Edwin Alberto Garavito Hernández, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Edwin Alberto Garavito Hernández

Magíster en Ingeniería Industrial

Juan Camilo Lesmez Peralta, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. M.Sc. in Business Management. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Juan Camilo Lesmez Peralta

Magíster en Gerencia de Negocios

Henry Lamos Díaz, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Physics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Henry Lamos Díaz

Doctor en Física-Matemáticas

Néstor Raúl Ortiz Pimiento, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Néstor Raúl Ortiz Pimiento

Doctor en Ingeniería

Orlando Enrique Contreras Pacheco, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Management. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Orlando Enrique Contreras Pacheco

Doctor en Management

Carlos Eduardo Díaz Bohórquez, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Carlos Eduardo Díaz Bohórquez

Magíster en Ingeniería Industrial

Martha Liliana Torres Barreto, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Economics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Martha Liliana Torres Barreto

Doctora en Estrategia y Marketing

Aura Cecilia Pedraza Avella, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Economics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Aura Cecilia Pedraza Avella

Doctora en Ciencias Económicas

Juan Felipe Reyes Rodríguez, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Administration. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Juan Felipe Reyes Rodríguez

Doctor en Administración

Juan Benjamín Duarte Duarte, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Business Finance. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Juan Benjamín Duarte Duarte

Doctor en Finanzas de Empresas

Hugo Ernesto Martínez Ardila, professor of the School of Industrial and Business Studies, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. PhD in Engineering. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Hugo Ernesto Martínez Ardila

Doctor en Ingeniería

Carlos Enrique Vecino Arenas

Doctor en Administración

Edna Rocío Bravo Ibarra

Doctora en Administración de Empresas

Eliana Marcela Peña Tibaduiza

Magíster en Ingeniería Industrial

Javier Eduardo Arias Osorio

Magíster en Administración

Luis Eduardo Becerra Ardila

Magíster en Administración

Olga Patricia Chacón Arias

Doctora en Ciencias Administrativas

Piedad Arenas Díaz

Magíster en Política y Gestión de la Ciencia y la Tecnología

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School of Industrial Engineering

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 1127 – 2630

E-mail: ingind@uis.edu.co

Ubicación

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 calle 9

Escuela de Estudios Industriales y Empresariales building

Horario

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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