Industrial Engineer (B.S)

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Pregrado Industrial Engineer (B.S)

The Industrial Engineer (B.S) Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Industrial Engineering Program Criteria.

The Department of Industrial Engineering offers the undergraduate program in Industrial Engineer (IE). Industrial Engineering is a discipline known for its interdisciplinary. The IE´s field of action is the analysis, synthesis, design, creation and optimal management of systems for the transformation of goods and services, in order to use adequately human, technical, material and financial resources. If you are thinking about a future as an industrial engineer, Uniandes is the place to begin your professional development.

  • Duration: 4 years (8 semesters)
  • Modality: On-Campus
  • Number of credits: 134 (one credit is equivalent to 48 hours of academic work)
  • SNIES Code: 1542
  • Dedication: Full time

Program Overview


The Industrial Engineering Program at the University of Los Andes expects its graduates always act with ethical, social, and professional responsibility. Within 3 to 5 years of graduation, our graduates will

  • design and implement solutions to manage and improve systems and organizations.

  • achieve leadership roles in improving the performance of systems, organizations, and communities.

  • self-learn and succeed in changing technological, environmental, organizational, and societal conditions.

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SOs prepare graduates to attain the program education objectives (PEOs). Our SOs are:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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