First Semester

First Semester (March - July)

School of Sciences and Technology

To train upright and suitable professionals in the field of Science and Technology, promote its updating and contribute to the advances of scientific knowledge to promote the technological, social, economic and cultural development of the nation and the world

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Bilingüal Business Communication

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English Intermediate LevelIn this course, the basic structural concepts and grammar problems in sentences and paragraphs will be covered. Verb tenses in sentences and paragraphs. Morphosyntactic elements in readings. Idiomatic phrases that are necessary for oral and written communication.
English conversation IIIn this course, topics on personal information, work, health, advertising, communications, buying and selling, marketing, human relations, technology, statistics, correspondence, telephone conversations, organization of meetings, give instructions, personnel management, negotiations, ethics, globalization, office management, and innovations.
Customer Service and QualityThrough this subject, emphasis will be placed on the importance of improving the personality to efficiently serve the client. Customer service and attention techniques and strategies will be analyzed to achieve efficiency and effectiveness. Study of the quality philosophy and the basic principles of quality. Tools for customer and company care are included.
Information Technology IIThis course is oriented to the Collaborative Systems approach both in the personal development environment of each individual and in the use and application of computer technologies and tools for group work. The following topics will be covered: habits of effectiveness, the formation of groups, communication, division of tasks, and time control.
Basic AccountingThis subject includes the study of the fundamentals of accounting in commercial business activities, control systems, inventory valuation; fixed and intangible assets. Importance, analysis of accounting information, the usefulness of accounting for planning, and optimal use of resources in matters of managerial administrative decisions.
Information Technology IIIThis course is oriented to the study of information systems, including classes of information systems, applications of information systems, computer models, applications to make decisions. Database system concepts and practical database examples implemented in a software tool will be studied.
Reading and Writing IIIn this course, the student’s ability to express himself in a precise and effective way by writing and critically analyzing reading for various means and purposes is strengthened. Advanced grammar reading, parts of speech, connecting words, punctuation marks, and correction of persistent grammatical errors will be covered. Definitions use of vocabulary in context and learning strategies.
Managerial Decision MakingThe importance and limitations of rational decision making, rationality in decision making, qualitative and quantitative factors Marginal analysis – cost benefit analysis, programmed and unscheduled decisions, evaluation of the importance of the decision, the systems approach and decision making systems, decision support systems and modern approaches to decision making in situations of uncertainties and risks.
TranslationThis course will help students to know the significant aspects of translation and understand the linguistics and grammar of the languages: Spanish and English. The following topics will be covered: analysis of printed material; translation methods and procedures; problems of style and cultural aspects; translation difficulties and varied terminology.

School Civil Engineering

The teaching-learning process given in the classrooms and laboratories of the Faculty of Civil Engineering is reflected in the transformations that the environments of the most important urban and semi-urban centers in the country have suffered.

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Degree in Civil Engineering

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Ordinary differential equationsPartial derivatives. Differential equations and their solutions. Equations first-order and first-degree differentials. Applications of the differential equations of first order. Higher-order linear differential equations. Linear equations homogeneous with constant coefficients
Calculus I Different kinds of functions. Limits and their properties, continuity. A derivative of algebraic functions and their applications in the concepts of velocity, the ratio of change, construction of curves. The differential and the antidifference. Definite integration and its application in the calculation of areas of a region in the plane, volumes of revolution, and mechanical work
TopographyGeneralities of topography, measurement systems, planimetry, applications geometric and trigonometry used in surveying, the compass and its applications, devices topographic (theodolites and total stations, area calculations, omitted data and division of terrain, altimetry, leveling methods, combined altimetry, and planimetry, profiles longitudinal and transversal, stay theory, representation of relief.
Transportation EngineeringTransportation planning; demand analysis, project evaluation vials. Capacity analysis (uninterrupted); highways, multi lanes, two lanes. Criteria and standards for geometric design; route selection, design speed, elevations, curvature, transitions, security features.
HydrologyHydrological Cycle: precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, infiltration, and surface runoff. Relationship between precipitation and runoff: hydrograph analysis, unit hydrographs, S curve, synthetic hydrographs, applications. Frequency analysis: return period, probabilistic models. The traffic of avenues in canals and reservoirs.
General ChemistryFundamental principles of general chemistry: states of matter, atomic structure, stoichiometry, chemical bonding, oxidation-reduction reactions, the gases
StaticForces on particles, the balance of forces, moments, centroids, and moments of inertia. Simple structure analysis. Forces in beams and cables.

School Industrial Engineering

Through continuous updating in new technologies, it seeks the highest level of Academic – Humanistic quality of our professionals in the disciplines of Industrial Engineering, Industrial Mechanics, Logistics, Supply Chain and Multimodal Transport, Marketing and International Trade.

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Degree in Industrial Engineering

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Language IIStructural patterns and grammatical problems in sentences and paragraphs related to scientific, technical, and complimentary reading. Verb tenses in sentences and paragraphs. Morphosyntactic elements in readings. Passive voice sentences. Scientific vocabulary. Correct use of regular and irregular verbs
English IStructural patterns and grammatical problems in sentences and paragraphs related to scientific, technical, and complementary reading. Verb tenses in sentences and paragraphs. Morphosyntactic elements in readings. Passive voice sentences. Scientific vocabulary. Correct use of regular and irregular verbs.
English IIAdvanced grammar, document writing and composition, analysis, and advanced reading comprehension (with emphasis and readings geared toward business management).
Special TopicsSpecial topics of the career will be covered preferably in the English language. For example Topics of marketing, trade, national economic policy, applied business situations, labor relations, quality, industrial safety topics, technology development in general, and others related to the matter. All in order to stimulate conversation, problem analysis, and decision making in the English language.

Bachelor of Marketing and International Business

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Language IIStructural patterns and grammatical problems in sentences and paragraphs related to scientific, technical, and complementary reading. Verb tenses in sentences and paragraphs. Morphosyntactic elements in readings. Passive voice sentences. Scientific vocabulary. Correct use of regular and irregular verbs

School Computer Systems Engineering

The Faculty of Computer Systems Engineering is dedicated to the investigation of topics related to Information Systems, fundamentally to the elaboration and application of techniques that allow to create, maintain and improve the information systems of organizations.

Bachelor of Software Engineering

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Human-computer InteractionThis course teaches the concepts, principles, models, methods and techniques for the effective development of user-friendly interfaces from the human-computer point of view.
Software QualityIn this course the concept of software quality is studied, from the process and product perspective; existing regulations and system elements that allow the creation of quality verification, validation, and management instruments to ensure the quality of the software.
Database IUnderstand and apply the concept of a database as a set of data belonging to the same context and systematically stored for later use.

Bachelor of Information Systems Engineering

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Interface design and evaluationIn this subject the basic concepts of Interaction are presented Person-Computer, offering a theoretical and practical training that is required to address the development of graphical user interfaces for general applications.
Database systems IThe course provides the student with the knowledge required to understand the importance of database technology in organizations and how it is you can use this technology to manage your own data requirements.

Bachelor in Computer Networks

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Protocol ArchitectureThe characteristics of the different layers of the OSI model will be observed, the importance of the protocols, the analogy in the implementation of the protocols with the reference model, in addition to presenting the operating mechanisms of the TCP / IP protocol with emphasis on routing protocols and protocols routed
Data communicationWe have seen how the need for exchange information through the different kinds of transmission resources data and data reception that allows them to communicate with other computers. further It is important to understand the interface requirements of the many and varied communication networks between other computers that exist.
Network security and privacy IIThrough this course, the student will be provided with the knowledge sufficient to ensure a communications network so that it allows to control and detect possible threats to our network.

Bachelor in Computer and Systems Engineering

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Special Topics IIProduct of the rapid changes in technology computational (hardware and software), it is necessary to confront our students with themselves.

Bachelor of Software Development

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Information and communication technologyRole of information and its contribution at the different levels of the organization. Information technologies as a strategic resource. Change implementation organizational with information technology. Management of computing resources in organizations. Technological aspects of the means of processing and communications.