undergraduate

Social Work

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about the

Program

Social Work is the profession-discipline that aims to knowledge the problems, interrelationships, and social processes with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations, to identify alternatives of professional intervention that promote human well-being, change, and transformation towards a more just, democratic, participatory and respectful society of human rights.

The problems faced by Social Workers in their field of performance include social and political violence, environmental deterioration, family violence, deteriorating health, educational problems, poverty and social exclusion, gender inequity, forced displacement, unemployment and underemployment, human rights violations, population with disabilities, intercultural conflicts, violation of children’s rights, among others.

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The problems of knowledge, the notion of scientificity in Social Work are professional identity, professional intervention, theory-practical articulation, and the becoming of the social sciences.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 693 | Qualified Registration: Resolution of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional No. 1217 of January 28, 2016, valid for seven (7) years.

DEGREE:

Social Worker

DuraTiOn:

10 Semesters

Education LEVEL:

Undergraduate Program

ModaliTY:

In-person

CAMPUS:

Bucaramanga Main campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant for Social Work must be a person:

  • With notorious skill in human relationships, that allows him to easily relate to every level of the population.
  • With a good level of abstract reasoning that facilitates the understanding and analysis of the social reality being intervened.
  • No difficulty with reading comprehension.
    With the ability to express yourself verbally and in writing.
    Proven emotional maturity.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduates of the academic program of social work from Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS) are professionals with skills-oriented towards the know-how and knowing how to coexist:

  • They have self-awareness, critical and self-critical ability, and professional identity.
  • They can make responsible and creative decisions based on critical judgment, transparency, honesty, respect for others, and professional ethics.
  • They apply and commit to the difference and the right approach in their relationships with themselves, with others, and with the environment.
  • They have the ideological capacity and interpersonal skills that allow them to relate to different cultures and population groups.
  • They can work in interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral, and interagency teams.
  • They are sensitive, committed, and responsible for the transformation of realities, problems, and social needs that are the subject of research and intervention by the profession, according to the principles of equity, social justice, and sustainability.
  • They can propose solutions to problems and conflicts in various socio-cultural contexts.
  • They promote the autonomy of subjects in the development of social processes.

LABOR

Fiel

The intervention fields of a social worker are:

  • Comprehensive social protection (health, old age, disability, social inclusion).
  • Collective action and organizational management (social organizations, neighborhood contexts, organizational networks).
  • Territory, Environment, and Human Habitat (territorial planning, environmental planning, risk and disaster management, socio-ecological conflicts).
  • Conflict, victims, and peace processes.
  • Organizational management (management of corporate social responsibility, human management, environmental management, business management)
  • Educational management and guidance (social intervention in the formal education sector)
  • Family and Networks (prevention and protection for children, adolescents, or elders aimed at strengthening family ties and guaranteeing rights).

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Accreditations

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Renewal of the latest high-quality accreditation: Resolution of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional No. 021323 of November 11, 2020 for six (6) years.

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant for Social Work must be a person:

  • With notorious skill in human relationships that allows him to easily relate to every level of population.
  • With a good level of abstract reasoning that facilitates the understanding and analysis of the social reality being intervened.
  • No difficulty in reading comprehension.
  • With the ability to express yourself verbally and in writing.
  • Proven emotional maturity.

GRADUATE

Profile

The graduate and the graduate of the academic program of undergraduate social work of the Industrial University of Santander, is a professional with skills oriented in the know-how and know-how to live together:

  • He has self-awareness, critical and self-critical ability and professional identity.
  • It is able to make responsible and creative decisions based on critical judgment, transparency, honesty, respect for the other and professional ethics.
  • It appropriates and commits to the differential and rights approach in its relationships with itself, with the alterity and with the environmental environment.
  • It has dialogical capacity and interpersonal skills that allow it to relate to different cultures and population groups.
  • It is able to work in interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral and interagency teams.
  • It is sensitive, committed and responsible with the transformation of realities, problems and social needs that are the subject of research and intervention of the profession, according to the principles of equity, social justice and sustainability.
  • It is able to propose solutions to problems and conflicts in various socio-cultural contexts.
  • It promotes the autonomy of subjects in the development of social processes.

He is a professional with competence in the know-how and know-how to perform work and project himself with the following profile:

  • Describes, explains, interprets and understands social realities from the theoretical and epistemological framework of the social sciences and profession in particular, through research processes for social transformation and change.
  • Know and understand the systematization of experiences and methods of intervention to overcome social problems of subjects, families, groups, communities and organizations
  • It elaborates situation analysis based on the critical and reflective reading of individual, family, group and community reality.
  • It designs proposals for social intervention in the different fields, levels and areas of action of Social Work, within the framework of sustainable human development, human rights, gender equity and the participation of individuals, groups, communities and organizations.
  • It provides participatory policies, plans, programmes, projects and social services that favor the protection of subjects and communities in exclusion, risk and social vulnerability.
  • Understand management principles that enable you to manage or manage social organizations and services with a social responsibility approach.
  • Learn about the processes of articulating supportive and institutional social networks to overcome social problems of subjects, families, groups, communities and organizations.

Labor

Field

The intervention fields of a social worker are:

  • Comprehensive social protection (health, old age, disability, social inclusion)
  • Collective action and organizational management (social organizations, barrial contexts, organizational networks)
  • Territory, Environment and Human Habitat (territorial planning, environmental planning, risk and disaster management, socio-ecological conflicts)
  • Conflict, victims and peace processes
  • Organizational management (social management-CSR, human management, environment management, business management)f. Educational management and guidance (Social intervention in the formal education sector)
  • Family and Networks (prevention and protection for children, adolescents or older adulthood aimed at strengthening family ties and guaranteeing rights)

OUR

Accreditations

Renewal of the latest high quality accreditation:

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Renewal of the latest high-quality accreditation: Resolution of the Ministerio de Educación Nacional No. 021323 of November 11, 2020 for six (6) years.

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Curriculum

 

Code:  26146           Credits:    3  - Cultural and Social Anthropology


Code:  26145           Credits:    4  - History of Social Work


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:  26150           Credits:    3  - General and Evolutionary Psychology


Code:  26149           Credits:    3  - Sociological Theories


Code:  26148           Credits:    3  - Epist. of the Social and Human Sciences


Code:  26147           Credits:    4  - Foundations of Social Work


Code:  23425           Credits:    4  - English II


 

Code:  26155           Credits:    2  - Political philosophy


Code:  26154           Credits:    3  - Social psychology


Code:  26153           Credits:    3  - Contemporary Sociology


Code:  26152           Credits:    4  - Research foundations


Code:  26151           Credits:    4  - Individual and Family Social Work


 

Code:  26160           Credits:    2  - Political Systems


Code:  26159           Credits:    3  - Psychopathology


Code:  26158           Credits:    3  - Sociology of the Family


Code:  26157           Credits:    7  - Statistics and Quantitative Research


Code:  26156           Credits:    4  - Social Work in Groups and Networks


 

Code:  26165           Credits:    3  - Gender


Code:  26164           Credits:    3  - Fundamentals of Economics


Code:  26163           Credits:    2  - Political constitution


Code:  26162           Credits:    4  - Qualitative research


Code:  26161           Credits:    6  - Social Work, Community and Social Organizations


Code:  26171           Credits:    2  - Labor Law


Code:  26170           Credits:    3  - Human Rights, Conflict and Democracy


Code:  26169           Credits:    2  - Family Law


Code:  26168           Credits:    2  - Social pedagogy


Code:  26167           Credits:    3  - Demography


Code:  26166           Credits:    2  - Professional ethics


Code:  00053           Credits:    3  - Interdisciplinary Elective Subject


Code:  26175           Credits:    3  - Review and Social Security


Code:  26174           Credits:    3  - Social Problems and Development


Code:  26173           Credits:    3  - Social Management


Code:  26172           Credits:    4  - Integrated Social Work Methodology


Code:  00052           Credits:    3  - Disciplinary Elective


Code:  00002           Credits:    2  - Optional Subject


Code:  26178           Credits:    3  - Social Problems and Social Policy


Code:  26177           Credits:    3  - Project Management


Code:  26176           Credits:    4  - Systematization of Experiences


Code:  00052           Credits:    3  - Disciplinary or Interdisciplinary subject


Code:  00002           Credits:    3  - Optional Subject


Code:  26179           Credits:    12  - Social Work Practice I


Code:  22975           Credits:    3  - Final Undergraduate Work I


Code:  26180           Credits:    12  - Social Work Practice II


Code:  22977           Credits:    7  -Final Undergraduate Work II


Social / Interdisciplinary Research Software


Public Gender / Disciplinary Policies


Corporate / Disciplinary Social Responsibility


Thinking / Interdisciplinary Skills


Integrated Management / Interdisciplinary Systems


Occupational / Interdisciplinary Health


Regional / Planificación interdisciplinaria


Emerging Approaches to Social / Disciplinary Work


Social / Disciplinary Movements


Development / Disciplinary Communication


Forced / Disciplinary Displacement


Environment / Disciplinary

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


Additional requirements

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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

Amanda Patricia Amorocho Pérez

PhD in Social Work

Ana María Loaiza Giraldo

PhD in Peace, Conflict and Democracy

Andrea Hernández Quirama

PhD Feminist Research Strategies Of Power

Claudia Milena Quijano Mejía

Master in Latin American Studies

Damian Pachón Soto

Doctor of Philosophy

Héctor Mauricio Rojas Betancur

PhD in Social Sciences, Childhood and Youth

Juan Carlos Aceros Gualdrón

PhD in Social Psychology

Juan Manuel Latorre Carvajal

Master in Population Studies

Martha Ligia Peña Villamizar

Master in Pedagogy

Raquel Méndez Villamizar

PhD in Social Sciences

Ruth Zárate Rueda

Doctor of Education

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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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Social Work School

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 2244 – 2245

WhatsApp: (+57) 312 4751 794 

Email:

esctrs@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda.

Universidad Industrial de 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

Social Work School

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 2244 – 2245

WhatsApp: (+57) 312 4751 794 

Email:

esctrs@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda.

Universidad Industrial de 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

Social Work School

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 2244 – 2245

WhatsApp: (+57) 312 4751 794 

Email:

esctrs@uis.edu.co

UIS  Main Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Address:

Cra 27 calle 9, Ciudad Universitaria. Edificio Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.