The undergraduate program of Systems and Computing Engineering at the Universidad de los Andes is the oldest computer science program in Colombia. Since its founding in 1967, the program has been a national leader in teaching and the quality of its graduates is recognized nationally and internationally. Students of Systems and Computing Engineering will be trained to create and build computer solutions that benefit society.
Their training and professional practice are developed in an interdisciplinary environment and in creative teams to solve problems associated with information by generating solutions that involve: technology, people and services, thus developing cutting-edge products and finding solutions that facilitate life in areas such as health, environment, mobility, communications, among others.
Degree awarded: Systems and Computing Engineer
Qualified Registration: Resolution 016926 of December 27, 2019 for 10 years.
Program educational objectives
A graduate of the undergraduate program of Uniandes will be able to:
1 Identify, generate and take advantage of the opportunities of his professional context, understands social needs, and responds to them with effective and innovative solutions based on his understanding and mastery of engineering methods and information and communications technologies;
2 Lead and guide society in the identification, appropriation, use and generation of information and communication technologies that contribute the most to the transformation of organizations in order to contribute to the sustainable advancement of society.
3 Lead the creation and promotion of internationally competitive organizations, using information and communication technologies, thus contributing to the development of the country. Lead the creation and promotion of internationally competitive organizations, using information and communication technologies, thus contributing to the development of the country.
4 Assume positions and carry out activities that require respect, commitment and responsibility with their environment, acting autonomously, responsibly and ethically, in culturally diverse and disciplinary environments.Assume positions and carry out activities that require respect, commitment and responsibility with their environment, acting autonomously, responsibly and ethically, in culturally diverse and disciplinary environments.
The Systems and computing Engineering program of the Universidad de los Andes strives for students who have completed the proposed curriculum in the undergraduate program to have developed:
Some of the differentiating characteristics of the undergraduate program in Systems and Computing Engineering at uniandes are:
Modern and Flexible Curriculum
The program gives students insight into the information and communication technologies as a tool for development their environment. The program offers students a modern and flexible curriculum. Moreover, the program is designed to select a professional profile in which students want to deepen, either administrative, mathematical, technical, artistic or research.
Additionally, the program includes spaces that allow students to choose their areas of interest, through categories of their own choosing.
You can learn more about the curricular structure of Systems and Computing Engineering Degree. HERE
The universidad de los Andes offers students alternatives to enrich their training: double-program, national and international academic exchanges, academic and social practice.
You can learn more about the opportunities offered by Uniandes. HERE
All professors have Máster and over 70% of them have PhD.
Professors are divided into research groups that develop projects in which students of the undergraduate and graduate (Master and Ph.D.) programs participate. These groups focuses on developing research projects with government entities and productive sector.
DISC has its own computer labs, with advanced technology to solve the curriculum needs. DISC has physical and virtual laboratories that allow students to propose solutions to everyday problems and evaluate their impact on society.
Systems and Computing Engineering Degree data
International Accreditation ABET
What is ABET?
ABET is a recognized international non-profit organization that accredits college and university programs in Natural and Applied Science, Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology.
This ISO 9001-certified organization is comprised of 35 societies, and professional and technical organizations, that represent the above-mentioned areas. It is also one of the most respected accrediting organizations in the United States with more than 80 years of experience in the leadership of quality assurance in higher education.
B.S. degree of Systems and Computing Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. ABET is an organization which serves the public globally through the promotion and advancement of education in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology
National accreditation is a mechanism through which a Higher Education Institution or an academic program demonstrates, on a voluntary basis (Law 30 of 1992), before the National Accreditation Council, that it complies with the quality parameters proposed by this state entity. It is the way in which the Colombian state evaluates and attests to the quality of a higher education institution or academic program.