undergraduate

Biology

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about the

Program

The undergraduate degree in Biology at the Universidad Industrial de Santander UIS responds to the growing need of society for highly qualified professionals to diagnose, analyze and propose solutions to biological problems in different areas and applications of basic science.

Being consistent with the mission and institutional project of the UIS, the program aims to train professionals who work to solve biological problems related to their different areas of study.

During their training process, students acquires the necessary competences for an optimal professional performance and participates actively in the design, execution, and evaluation of research projects. Likewise, they lead important proposals and extension programs for the benefit of society.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 704 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 21322 of November 11, 2020, validity 8 years.

DEGREE:

Biologist

DuraTiOn:

5 years (10 semesters)

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate

ModaliTY:

On-site

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga main campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The program stands out for having a properly regulated admission process, which is recognized by the academic community for ensuring transparency and equal admission of students without any kind of discrimination.

Our admission process contains criteria that favor the admission of students in transfer conditions. Likewise, the program has strategies to support the training and adaptation of students who come from different populations.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the UIS Biology program are creative, ethical and competent professionals to work in research activities of regional, national and international scope. Likewise, they possess the conceptual bases and competencies that allow them to continually learn to learn, learn to do, learn to live together and learn to be. Our graduates are highly qualified for the formulation and development of research and outreach projects. They are also trained to solve basic biological problems.

LABOR

Fiel

  • To advise universities, public and private institutes, research units or centers, in projects related to the areas of health, agriculture, natural resources, animal husbandry, nutrition, and food.

  • To plan, direct and supervise activities or projects in institutions in charge of natural resources management, biological control and wildlife management.

  • To work as a curator in natural history museums and herbaria.

  • To manage botanical gardens, zoos or national parks.

  • To teach in undergraduate programs.

OUR

Accreditations

High-quality accreditation: Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution no. 21322 of November 11, 2020 (valid for eight years).

APPLICANT

Profile

The program stands out for having a properly regulated admission process, which is recognized by the academic community for ensuring transparency and equal admission of students without any kind of discrimination.

Our admission process contains criteria that favor the admission of students in transfer conditions. Likewise, the program has strategies to support the training and adaptation of students who come from different populations.

GRADUATE

Profile

Graduates of the UIS Biology program are creative, ethical and competent professionals to work in research activities of regional, national and international scope. Likewise, they possess the conceptual bases and competencies that allow them to continually learn to learn, learn to do, learn to live together and learn to be. Our graduates are highly qualified for the formulation and development of research and outreach projects. They are also trained to solve basic biological problems.

Labor

Field

  • To advise universities, public and private institutes, research units or centers, in projects related to the areas of health, agriculture, natural resources, animal husbandry, nutrition and food.
  • To plan, direct and supervise activities or projects in institutions in charge of natural resources management, biological control and wildlife management.
  • To work as a curator in natural history museums and herbaria.
  • To manage botanical gardens, zoos or national parks
  • To teach in undergraduate programs.

OUR

Accreditations

High-quality accreditation: Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution no. 21322 of November 11, 2020 (valid for eight years).

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Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  23424           Credits:    4  - English I


Code:  23427           Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  24948           Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


Code:  25362           Credits:    5  - Introduction to Biology


Code:  25363           Credits:    3  - Matematics I


Code:  25364           Credits:    5  - General Chemistry


 

Code:  23423           Credits:    1  - Physical and Sports Culture


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


Code:  25365           Credits:    3  - Mathematics II


Code:  25366           Credits:    3  - Biophysics


Code:  25367           Credits:    4  - Biomolecules


Code:  25368           Credits:    3  - Geophysiography


 

Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Optional Subject


Code:  20064           Credits:    5  - Cellular Biology


Code:  25369           Credits:    5  - Metabolism


Code:  25370           Credits:    4  - Fungus


Code:  25371           Credits:    5  - Protist


 

Code:  20072           Credits:    5  - Microbiology


Code:  25372           Credits:    6  - Metaphyta I


Code:  25373           Credits:    6  - Metazooa I


Code:  25374           Credits:    3  - Statistics


 

Code:  00002           Credits:    3  - Context Subject


Code:  20071           Credits:    5  - Molecular Biology


Code:  25375           Credits:    6  - Metaphyta II


Code:  25376           Credits:    6  - Metazooa II


 

Code:  20065           Credits:    5  - Plant Physiology


Code:  20073           Credits:    5  - Animal Physiology


Code:  25377           Credits:    5  - Ecology


Code:  25378           Credits:    5  - Genetics


 

Code:  20069           Credits:    5  - Developmental Biology


Code:  20070           Credits:    5  - Systematic


Code:  20075           Credits:    5  - Population's Genetics


Code:  25379           Credits:    2  - Bioethics


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Program Elective Subject


 

Code:  00003           Credits:    4  - Program Elective Subject


Code:  25380           Credits:    4  - Evolution


Code:  25381           Credits:    5  - Conservation Biology


Code:  25382           Credits:    3  - Research Seminar


Code:  00005          Credits:    5  - In-depth subject


 

Code:  25385           Credits:    5  - Final Undergraduate Work I


Code:  0050             Credits:    5  - In-depth subject


 

Code:  25386           Credits:    10  - Final Undergraduate Work II


 

Program Elective Subjects


Code:  25393           Credits:    3  -  Bioinformatics


Code:  25392           Credits:    3  -  Economic Botany and Ethnobotany


Code:  25391           Credits:    3  -  Quantitative Evolutionary Analysis


Code:  25390           Credits:    3  -  Herpetology


Code:  25394           Credits:    3  -  Fundamentals of Chemical Biology


Code:  25389           Credits:    3  -  Basic Entomology


Code:  27803           Credits:    3  -  Field Techniques and Biological Collections


Code:  25388           Credits:    3  -  Topics in Molecular Genetics Bacteria


Code:  25387           Credits:    3  -  Macroecology


Code:  27970           Credits:    4  -  Basic and Applied Data Analysis


Code:  26734           Credits:    3  -  High Performance Computing


In-depth subjects


Code:  20089           Credits:    5  -  Plant Ecophysiology


Code:  20086           Credits:    5  -  Limnology II


Code:  25483           Credits:    5  -  Reproductive and Developmental Morphology


Code:  25484           Credits:    5  -  Life Stories and Ecology


Code:  20085           Credits:    5  -  Limnology I


Code:  25485           Credits:    5  -  Basic Ornithology II: Ecology and C


Code:  25384           Credits:    5  -  Methodology in Population Analysis D


Code:  25486           Credits:    5  -  Environmental Mutagenesis I


Code:  25487           Credits:    5  -  Environmental Mutagenesis II


Code:  25488           Credits:    5  -  Methods for the Study of Vegetation


Code:  25489           Credits:    5  -  Methods for the Study of Vegetation II


Code:  25490           Credits:    5  -  Comparative Biology I


Code:  25491           Credits:    5  -  Comparative Biology II


Code:  25492           Credits:    5  -  Basic Techniques of Molecular Biology I


Code:  25493           Credits:    5  -  Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques II


Code:  25975           Credits:    5  -  Population Analysis I


Code:  25976           Credits:    5  -  Population Analysis II


Code:  26351           Credits:    5  -  Cellular Communication in Celomados I


Code:  25383          Credits:    5  -  Numerical Ecology


Code:  20092           Credits:    5  -  Basic Ornithology I: Bird Morphis


Code:  27160           Credits:    5  -  Phylogeography I


Code:  27161           Credits:    5  -  Phylogeography II

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022 May 18

 

Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19

 

Registration closing

2022 June 24

Admission results

2022 July 21

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link


 

Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM

 

Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS

The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand




Bucaramanga

Collection opening

2022 May 18

Collection closing

2022 June 22

Registration opening

2022 May 19

Registration closing

2022 June 24

Admission results

2022 July 21

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Anyone who meets the following requirements may register:

  • Having passed the tenth grade or being in the process of doing so.
  • Having taken the Saber 11 State Examination as of 2016.
  • A minimum score of 31 points in each of the tests that make up the State Test: Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, Natural Sciences and English.

NOTICE 1:For applicants exempted from the English test, according to Article 1 of Decree 34 of 1980 of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, only the scores in Mathematics, Critical Reading, Social and Citizenship, and Natural Sciences will be taken into account.

A person may not register, even if he/she complies with the above requirements and if he/she does so, his/her registration will be cancelled:

  • He/she is enrolled in any academic program of studies at the UIS.
  • He/she has a disciplinary sanction in force at the UIS.
  • He/she has lost student status for poor academic performance on more than one occasion.
  • He/she is applying to the same program of study from which he/she was excluded due to poor academic performance or has not renewed enrollment in said program.
  • He/she has initiated without concluding studies, more than one Academic Program at the UIS. No person may attend more than two undergraduate programs at the UIS. Article 5, Agreement 16 of 2008 of the Superior Council.

NOTICE 2:In case of being admitted, the student who obtained his bachelor’s degree abroad or its equivalent, must submit the validation of the degree to the Ministerio de Educación Nacional, if you have not done the procedure enter this link

Inscription

$100.000

FOR 1 PROGRAM


Inscription

$150.000

FOR 2 PROGRAMS


The semester is settled according to the economic capacity of the family unit. Occila between 1 and 8 SMLMV. * SMLMV is equivalent to the legal monthly minimum wage in Colombia, at the time of settlement.

For more information, contact the Admissions and Academic Registry Office.

Maximum 2 enrollment programs.

Program

Professors

Sergio Andrés Marchant Rojas, professor of the School of Biology, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Biological Sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Sergio Andres Marchant Rojas

Doctor of Biological Sciences

Enrique Arbeláez Cortés, professor of the School of Biology, is presented to the general public and the educational community. D. in Biological Sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Enrique Arbelaez Cortes

Doctor of Biological Sciences

Andrés Felipe Castaño Gonzales, professor of the School of Biology, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Biology. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Andres Felipe Castaño Gonzalez

Doctor of Biology

Björn Reu, professor of the School of Biology, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Geography. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Björn Reu

Doctor of Geography

The general public and the educational community are introduced to the professor of the School of Biology, Daniel Rafael Miranda Esquivel. D. in Natural Sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Daniel Rafael Miranda Esquivel

Doctor of Natural Sciences

Jorge Hernández Torres, professor of the School of Biology, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. Doctor of Science (Molecular Biology). The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Jorge Hernandez Torres

Doctor of Science (Molecular Biology)

Jose Gregorio Moreno Patiño, professor of the School of Biology, is presented to the general public and the educational community. Master of Science (Biology). The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Jose Gregorio Moreno Patiño

Doctor of Science (Biology)

Francisco José Martínez Pérez, professor of the School of Biology, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Biological Sciences. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Francisco Jose Martinez Perez

Doctor of Biological Sciences

Nelson Facundo Rodríguez López, professor of the School of Biology, is presented to the general public and the educational community. D. in Agricultural Sciences (Plant Physiology). The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Nelson Facundo Rodriguez Lopez

Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (Plant Physiology)

Fernando Rondon Gonzalez

Doctor of Science (Biology)

Jorge Luis Fuentes Lorenzo

Doctor of Agricultural Sciences

Luz Nayibe Garzon Gutierrez

Doctor of Agricultural Sciences

Maria Isabel Criales Hernandez

Doctor of Biology

Victor Hugo Serrano Cardozo

PhD in Biological Sciences

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The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

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School of Biology

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000 

Extension: 2354

E-mail: biosecre@uis.edu.co

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Laboratorios Livianos building, office 109

Industrial University of Santander

 

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Biology

+57 (607) 634 4000 ext. 2354

biosecre@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 # 09 – (Ciudad universitaria)

Laboratorios Livianos building – Office 109

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Biology

+57 (607) 634 4000 ext. 2354

biosecre@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 # 09 – (Ciudad universitaria)

Laboratorios Livianos building – Office 109

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.