undergraduate

Civil Engineering

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about the

Program

The Civil Engineering program at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) aims to train highly qualified professionals to perform with technical and managerial competence in the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of civil and environmental engineering works, under the principles of ecological balance, promoting the sustainable development of society.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 696 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 15834 of September 21, 2018.

 

DEGREE:

Civil Engineer

DuraTiOn:

10 Semesters

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate

ModaliTY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Main Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

Applicants to the program must have a solid background in mathematics and physics, which allows them to acquire the basic principles of science and engineering without problems. They also possess good oral and written expression skills. Furthermore, applicants stand out for their social and environmental commitment.

GRADUATE

Profile

Civil engineers graduated from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) are citizens with scientific, technological, and business skills who stand out for their leadership, ethical rigor, and commitment to the humanistic, academic, and social tradition of the university.

Their professional performance includes analyzing, designing, constructing, supervising, inspecting, and evaluating civil engineering works, based on scientific principles and the use of new technologies. In addition, they are expected to identify problems and propose solutions in the areas of roads and transportation, water resources, structures, and new materials.

Finally, they are known for their permanent willingness to study and research possible alternatives for the sustainable development of their communities.

LABOR

Field

Civil engineers graduated from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) may work as contractors, consultants, educators, and researchers, both in the public and private sectors, in the following areas: Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Materials Science and Geomatics.

OUR

Accreditations

High-Quality accreditation:

Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 2557 of February 23, 2017 (valid for six years).

Further information: Click here.

CONTINUOUS

Improvement

The Civil Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that will allow future professionals to have a solid educational foundation with the capacity to manage innovative processes, emerging technologies, and anticipate the welfare and safety needs of the community. With this, students, employers, and society in general will be confident that the program meets quality standards and prepares graduates to enter a global workforce.

Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering Program at UIS expects its graduates to attain the following, after 3-5 years of professional practice:

  • Analyze, design, develop, and manage civil infrastructure projects, according to both the standards of the discipline and the sustainability requirements, and to perform under criteria of ethical and social responsibility.

  • Communicate effectively within work teams and interact with professionals of other disciplines in order to solve problems and add value to projects.

  • Self-improve their knowledge and skills in order to adapt to the technological, organizational and social changes demanded by the profession and society.

Student Outcomes

The program of Civil 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

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Academic Term

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

I

II

Admitted

152

157

151

154

147

152

141

153

162

153

Enrolled

1367

1469

1482

1445

1378

1437

1420

1478

1517

1542

Graduates (Term)

31

93

151

144

78

110

119

91

72

57

APPLICANT

Profile

Applicants to the program must have a solid background in mathematics and physics, which allows them to acquire the basic principles of science and engineering without problems. They also possess good oral and written expression skills. Furthermore, applicants stand out for their social and environmental commitment.

GRADUATE

Profile

Civil engineers graduated from the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) are citizens with scientific, technological and business skills who stand out for their leadership, ethical rigor and commitment to the humanistic, academic and social tradition of the university.

Their professional performance includes analyzing, designing, constructing, supervising, inspecting and evaluating civil engineering works, based on scientific principles and the use of new technologies. In addition, they are expected to identify problems and propose solutions in the areas of roads and transportation, water resources, structures and new materials.

Finally, they are known for their permanent willingness to study and research possible alternatives for the sustainable development of their communities

Labor

Field

Civil engineers graduated from the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) may work as contractors, consultants, educators and researchers, both in the public and private sectors, in the following areas: Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Materials Science and Geomatics

OUR

Accreditations

Acreditación Alta Calidad:

Resolution of the Ministry of National Education No. 2557 of February 23, 2017. Effective for six (6) years. Renewed for the third time.

Más información: Clic aquí

CONTINUOUS

Improvement

The Civil Engineering program has implemented a process of continuous improvement that will allow future professionals to have a solid educational foundation with the capacity to manage innovative processes, emerging technologies, and anticipate the welfare and safety needs of the community. With this, students, employers, and society in general will be confident that the program meets quality standards and prepares graduates to enter a global workforce.

Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering Program at UIS expects its graduates to attain the following, after 3-5 years of professional practice:

  • Analyze, design, develop, and manage civil infrastructure projects, according to both the standards of the discipline and the sustainability requirements, and to perform under criteria of ethical and social responsibility.
  • Communicate effectively within work teams and interact with professionals of other disciplines in order to solve problems and add value to projects.
  • Self-improve their knowledge and skills in order to adapt to the technological, organizational and social changes demanded by the profession and society.
Student Outcomes

The program of Civil 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
2017
Academic Term I II
Admitted 152 157
Enrolled 1367 1469
Graduates (Term) 31 93
2018
Academic Term I II
Admitted 151 154
Enrolled 1482 1445
Graduates (Term) 151 144
2019
Academic Term I II
Admitted 147 152
Enrolled 1378 1437
Graduates (Term) 78 110
2020
Academic Term I II
Admitted 141 153
Enrolled 1420 1478
Graduates (Term) 119 91
2021
Academic Term I II
Admitted 162 153
Enrolled 1517 1542
Graduates (Term) 72 57

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Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  24948           Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


Code:  23427           Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  23015           Credits:    4  - Descriptive Geometry


Code:  22979           Credits:    4  - Linear Algebra I


Code:  22949           Credits:    4  - Basic Chemistry


Code:  20252           Credits:    4  - Calculus I


 

Code:  23424           Credits:    4  - English I


Code:  23423           Credits:    1  - Physical Culture and Sports


Code:  22952           Credits:    2  - Biology for Engineers


Code:  22950           Credits:    4  - Physics I


Code:  20253           Credits:    4  - Calculus II


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Contextual Subject I


 

Code:  24090           Credits:    4  - Topography


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


Code:  23018           Credits:    4  - Statics


Code:  22953           Credits:    4  - Physics II


Code:  20254           Credits:    4  - Calculus III


 

Code:  24092           Credits:    3  - Numerical Methods


Code:  24091           Credits:    3  - Geology for Engineers


Code:  23834           Credits:    4  - Solid Mechanics


Code:  22956           Credits:    4  - Physics III


Code:  20255           Credits:    4  - Differential Equations


 

Code:  24097           Credits:    3  - Geomatics


Code:  24096           Credits:    1  - Materials Characterization I


Code:  24095           Credits:    3  - Statistics Applied to Engineering


Code:  24094           Credits:    5  - Structural Analysis


Code:  24093           Credits:    5  - Fluid Mechanics


 

Code:  24103           Credits:    2  - Traffic Engineering


Code:  24102           Credits:    1  - Materials Characterization II


Code:  24101           Credits:    3  - Soil Mechanics I


Code:  24100           Credits:    4  - Reinforced Concrete Design I


Code:  24099           Credits:    2  - Construction Materials


Code:  24098           Credits:    3  - Hydrology


 

Code:  24108           Credits:    3  - Structural Dynamics


Code:  24107           Credits:    3  - Economic Engineering


Code:  24106           Credits:    3  - Foundations I


Code:  24105           Credits:    3  - Reinforced Concrete Design II


Code:  24104           Credits:    4  - Hydraulics


 

Code:  24112           Credits:    4  - Road Design


Code:  24111           Credits:    3  - Metallic Structure Design


Code:  24110           Credits:    3  - Construction


Code:  24109           Credits:    4  - Aqueducts and Sewerage


Code:  22964           Credits:    3  - Corporate Management I


 

Code:  24113           Credits:    3  - Pavement Design


Code:  22975           Credits:    3  - Graduate Work I


Code:  22109           Credits:    3  - Citizenship Ethics


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subjects


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Context Subject


 

Code:  22977           Credits:    7  - Graduate work II


Code:  00003           Credits:    6  - Elective Subjects


 

Code:  21586           Credits:    3  - Engineering Projects


Code:  24114           Credits:    3  - Bridge Design


Code:  24115           Credits:    3  - Mechanics of the Continuous Medium


Code:  24116           Credits:    3  - Analysis and Advanced Design of Structures


Code:  24117           Credits:    3  - Prestressed Concrete Design


Code:  24118           Credits:    3  - Foundation and Containment Structures


Code:  24119           Credits:    3  - Industrialization of Construction


Code:  24120           Credits:    3  - Design of Special Structures


Code:  24121           Credits:    3  - Hazards, Vulnerability and Seismic Risk


Code:  24122           Credits:    3  - Pathology and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures


Code:  24123           Credits:    3  - Earthquake Engineering


Code:  24124           Credits:    3  - New Construction Materials


Code:  24125           Credits:    3  - Groundwater Engineering


Code:  24126           Credits:    3  - Aquifer Mechanics


Code:  24127           Credits:    3  - Hydrosystems Management


Code:  24128           Credits:    3  - River Engineering


Code:  24129           Credits:    3  - Advanced Hydrology


Code:  24130           Credits:    3  - Advanced Modeling of Hydrosystems


Code:  24131           Credits:    3  - Treatment Plant Design


Code:  24132           Credits:    3  - Hydraulic Structures Design


Code:  24133           Credits:    3  - Hydraulic and Sanitary Installations


Code:  24134           Credits:    3  - Environmental Sanitation Techniques


Code:  24135           Credits:    3  - Vadose Zone Flow


Code:  24136           Credits:    3  - Environmental Impact Assessment


Code:  24137           Credits:    3  - Transport of Solutes


Code:  24138           Credits:    3  - Earth Works


Code:  24139           Credits:    3  - Foundations II


Code:  24140           Credits:    3  - Advanced Geotechnics


Code:  24141           Credits:    3  - Erosion Control


Code:  24142           Credits:    3  - Slope Stability


Code:  24143           Credits:    3  - Advanced Road Design


Code:  24144           Credits:    3  - Maintenance of Road Networks


Code:  24145           Credits:    3  - Optimization Techniques I


Code:  24146           Credits:    3  - Programming and Costs


Code:  24147           Credits:    3  - Legislation and Contracting


Code:  24148           Credits:    3  - Transportation


Code:  29086           Credits:    3  - Optimization Techniques I


Code:  29087           Credits:    3  - Programming and Costs


Code:  29088           Credits:    3  - Statistical Methods for Monitoring and Control of Systems and Projects


Code:  29089           Credits:    3  - Risk Management


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

This undergraduate program is offered at different university locations, please select the location for which you wish to obtain enrollment 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

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

2nd semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Collection opening

2022


Collection closing

2022

Registration opening

2022


Registration closing

2022


Admission results

2022

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


Additional requirements

(Si no hay borrar esta y la línea anterior)

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



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022



2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand


Start

2022

Closing

2022

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

PROFESSOR

Állex Eduardo Álvarez Lugo

PhD in Civil Engineering

Álvaro Rey Soto

Specialist in Construction Project Management-

Alvaro Viviescas Jaimes

PhD in Structural Engineering

Edgar Ricardo Oviedo Ocaña

PhD in Engineering, with emphasis on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering

Eduardo Castañeda Pinzón

PhD in Civil Engineering

Germán García Vera

Master in Business Management

Guillermo Mejía Aguilar

PhD in Construction Engineering

Gustavo Chio Cho

PhD in Road, Canal and Port Engineering

Hebenly Celis Leguízamo

Master in Civil Engineering

Hernán Porras Díaz

PhD in Telecommunications Engineering

Isabel Cristina Domínguez Rivera

PhD in Environmental and Rural Studies

Jhon Jairo Cáceres Jiménez

PhD in Civil and Coastal Engineering

José Miguel Benjumea Royero

PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Luis Eduardo Zapata

PhD in Civil Engineering

Mario García Solano

Master in Computer Science

Miller Humberto Salas Rondón

PhD in Territorial Management and Transport Infrastructures

Oscar Begambre Carrillo

PhD in Structural Engineering

Ricardo Alfredo Cruz Hernández

PhD in Technical Sciences

Sandra Rocío Villamizar Amaya

PhD in Environmental Systems

Vladimir Ernesto Merchán Jaimes

PhD in Terrain Engineering

Wilfredo del Toro Rodríguez

Master in Civil Engineering

AGREEMENTS

and allies

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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Do you want more information?

Contact us

School of Civil Engineering

Telephone:

+57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2485 – 2453

+57 (607) 632 0744

E-mail: escciv@uis.edu.co

 

UIS Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Building of the Faculty of Physicomechanical Engineering, Laboratory Pesados, first floor

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

Carrera 27 # 09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Bucaramanga – Santander, Colombia 

Building and office

Facultad de Ingenierías Fisicomecánicas

Phone: +57 (607) 632 0744

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000 – ext. 2453

Email: escciv@uis.edu.co

Director: Wilfredo del Toro Rodríguez

wilfredo@uis.edu.co

Academic Coordinator: Mario García Solano

mgarcias@uis.edu.co  

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

Carrera 27 # 09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Bucaramanga – Santander, Colombia 

Building and office

Facultad de Ingenierías Fisicomecánicas

Phone: +57 (607) 632 0744

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000 – ext. 2453

Email: escciv@uis.edu.co

Director

Wilfredo del Toro Rodríguez

wilfredo@uis.edu.co

Academic coordinator

Mario García Solano

mgarcias@uis.edu.co  

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.