undergraduate

Economics

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about the

Program

The undergraduate degree in Economics at the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) aims to train economists who can assume, from a universal vision of social sciences, the analysis and criticism of the principles that interpret the development of society and its future prospects.

Likewise, the program seeks to orient its students towards an understanding of the universal character of economic theories and the particularities of their application. In this sense, during the training process, they acquire the necessary skills to optimally diagnose and design public policies related to the Colombian economy in its national, regional and sectoral dimensions.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 2623 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.°  18040 of September 28, 2020, validity 6 years.

DEGREE:

Economist

DuraTiOn:

10 semesters

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate

ModaliTY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Principal Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The candidates for the undergraduate degree in Economics from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) is characterized by their commitment and interest in successfully carrying out the academic activities that will be entrusted to them Likewise, the applicants are individuals who tolerate and value the diversity of ideas as an important element for the enrichment of their learning process.

Reading comprehension and mathematics are fundamental aspects for the good development of the curriculum; thus, it is necessary for the applicant to feel comfortable in these two fields.

GRADUATE

Profile

The program's graduates stand out for their free and responsible criteria in the study, analysis, interpretation and development of acceptable solutions to the economic problems of the country and the region. Particularly, they are highly qualified to:

  • Formulate sets of hypotheses that explain economic phenomena of the internal or external context.

  • Formulate alternative solutions to the economic problems and define selection criteria among the proposed alternatives, according to the objectives pursued and their social and environmental impact.

LABOR

Field

The economist who graduated from UIS stands out in the labor field, both in the private and public sector, for:

  • Carrying out theoretical or applied research.

  • Performing economic and financial analysis.

  • Managing finances in national and international trade operations.

  • Advising, assisting, and coordinating global or sectorial planning processes at a national, regional, or local level.

  • Formulate and evaluate public policy projects and development plans.

  • Implement economic policies in all areas of training.

  • To teach in Higher Education Institutions.

OUR

Accreditations

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 18040 of September 28, 2020 (valid for six years).

APPLICANT

Profile

The candidate for the undergraduate degree in Economics from the Industrial University of Santander (UIS) is characterized by his/her commitment and interest in successfully carrying out the academic activities that will be entrusted to him. Likewise, the applicant is a person who tolerates and values the diversity of ideas as an important element for the enrichment of his/her learning process.

Reading comprehension and mathematics are fundamental aspects for the good development of the curriculum, so it is necessary that the applicant feels comfortable in these two fields.

GRADUATE

Profile

The program’s graduates stand out for their own free and responsible criteria in the study, analysis, interpretation and development of acceptable solutions to the economic problems of the country and the region. Particularly, they are highly qualified to:

  • Formulate sets of hypotheses that explain economic phenomena of the internal or external context.

  • Formulate alternative solutions to the economic problems and define selection criteria among the proposed alternatives, according to the objectives pursued and their social and environmental impact.

Labor

Field

The economist graduated from the UIS stands out in the labor field, both in the private and public sector, for:

  • Carrying out theoretical or applied research.

  • Performing economic and financial analysis.

  • Managing finances in national and international trade operations.

  • Advising, assisting and coordinating global or sectorial planning processes at a national, regional or local level.

  • Formulate and evaluate public policy projects and development plans.

  • Implement economic policies in all areas of training.

  • To teach in Higher Education Institutions.

OUR

Accreditations

High quality accreditation: Ministerio de Educación Nacional (MEN) Resolution no. 18040 of September 28, 2020 (valid for six years).

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Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  24948           Credits:    0  - University Life and Culture


Code:  23427           Credits:    3  - Language Workshop


Code:  23424           Credits:    4  - English I


Code:  23423           Credits:    1  - Physical and Sports Culture


Code:  20727           Credits:    4  - Introduction to the Economy


Code:  20257           Credits:    4  - Economic Mathematics I


 

Code:  26139           Credits:    4  - History of Economic Thought I


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


Code:  20729           Credits:    4  - Microeconomy I


Code:  20258           Credits:    4  - Economic Mathematics II


Code:  00002           Credits:    3  - Context Subject


 

Code:  26141           Credits:    3  - Accounting Analysis


Code:  26140           Credits:    4  - History of Economic Thought II


Code:  20732           Credits:    4  - Microeconomy II


Code:  20260           Credits:    4  - Basic Statistics


Code:  20259           Credits:    4  - Economic Mathematics III


 

Code:  26142           Credits:    3  - Financial Analysis


Code:  21006           Credits:    4  - Economic History of Colombia


Code:  20735           Credits:    4  - Macroeconomics I


Code:  20261           Credits:    4  - Economic Statistics


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject


 

Code:  20740           Credits:    4  - Macroeconomics II


Code:  20738           Credits:    4  - Monetary and Fiscal Policy


Code:  20737           Credits:    4  - Project Evaluation


Code:  20736           Credits:    4  - Econometrics I


Code:  00003           Credits:    3  - Elective Subject


 

Code:  26143           Credits:    4  - Sectoral Policy


Code:  21007           Credits:    4  - Economic History of Latin America


Code:  20744           Credits:    4  - Economic Development


Code:  20742           Credits:    4  - International Trade Policy


Code:  20741           Credits:    4  - Econometrics II


 

Code:  20764           Credits:    4  - Ethics


Code:  00011           Credits:    16  - Seminars


 

Code:  00011           Credits:    16  - Seminars


 

Code:  22975           Credits:    3  - Final Undergraduate Work I


Code:  00011           Credits:    8  - Seminars


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  -  Optional Subject 


 

Code:  22977           Credits:    7  - Final Undergraduate Work II


Code:  00011           Credits:    8  - Seminars


 

Code:  20763           Credits:    4  - Introduction in Cleaner Production


Code:  20707           Credits:    3  - Industrial Management I


Code:  20708           Credits:    3  - Industrial Management II


 

Code:  20772           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Sectorial Economic Analysis


Code:  20760           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Science and Technology in Latin America


Code:  23577           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Competitiveness and Regional Development


Code:  23192           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Economic Situation


Code:  20770           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Economic Growth and Development


Code:  23191           Credits:    4  - Seminar on Culture and Power


Code:  20771           Credits:    4  - Seminar on Recent Debates in Economic Theory


Code:  20752           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Ecology and Development


Code:  23580           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Environmental and Ecological Economics


Code:  25550           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Applied Transport Economics


Code:  25551           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Social Policy Economics: Health and Education


Code:  23828           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Spatial Economics


Code:  23579           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Institutional Economics


Code:  23827           Credits:    4  - Seminar on Urban Economics


Code:  23717           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Economics and Finance


Code:  20750           Credits:    4  - Seminar in International Economics and Politics


Code:  20757           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment


Code:  25550           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Social Evaluation of Projects


Code:  20756           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Development and Environmental Management


Code:  25539           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Innovation and Technological Development


Code:  20760           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Latin American Economic Integration


Code:  23715           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Development Macroeconomics


Code:  20753           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Regional Planning Methodologies


Code:  25552           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Industrial Organization


Code:  23715           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Public Policy


Code:  22459           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Econometrics


Code:  20773           Credits:    4  - Advanced Seminar in Macroeconomics


Code:  20774           Credits:    4  - Advanced Seminar in Microeconomics


Code:  20748           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Contemporary State Theory


Code:  23578           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Game Theory


Code:  20746           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Economic Theory and History


Code:  22459           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Contemporary State Theories


Code:  20775           Credits:    4  - Seminar in Special Topics

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

Alexandra Cortés Aguilar

Doctor of Economics

Amado Antonio Guerrero Rincón

Doctor of History

Claudia Patricia Cote Peña

Specialist in Senior Management

Fernando Estrada Gallego

Master in Philosophy

Gilberto Gómez Mantilla

Specialization in Business Management - Specialization in Management Accounting

Gonzalo Alberto Patiño Benavides

Doctor of Economics

Héctor Fernando López Acero

Doctor of Philosophy

Héctor Alirio Méndez Sánchez

Master in Economics

Isaac Guerrero Rincón

Master in Economic Sciences

Jorge Luis Navarro España

Master in Management and Public Policy

José Alberto Pinto Mantilla

Doctor of Latin American Studies

Luis Alejandro Palacio García

Doctor of Economics

Rafael Alcides Téllez Sánchez

Master in Planning and Administration of Regional Development

Rafael Antonio Viana Barceló

Doctor of Economic Analysis

Héctor Luis Romero Valbuena

Doctor of Economics

Josefa Ramoni Perazzi

Doctor of Economics

Freddy Jesús Ruíz Herrera

PhD candidate in Regional Development and Economical Integration

National Goverment
Support

research

Groups and Hotbeds

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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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School in Economics

Telephone: 

+57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 2249

+57 (607) 635 8849

E-mail: esceco@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Human Sciences Building

Industrial University of Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Undergraduate in Economics

Phone: +57 (607) 635 8849

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2249

Email: esceco@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas

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

Undergraduate in Economics

Phone: +57 (607) 635 8849

PBX: +57 (607) 634 4000

Phone extension: 2249

Email: esceco@uis.edu.co

Main Campus UIS

Bucaramanga, Santander

Carrera 27 #09 (Ciudad universitaria)

Edificio de Ciencias Humanas

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.