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Responding to the needs of industry and the social environment, which require further the presence of highly trained personnel to address the problems of efficient electricity management, control systems and automation, started in 2007, the program in Electrical and Automation Engineer within the education offered by the College of Engineering.

  • Accredited by CACEI (Engineering Teaching Accreditation Council) http://cacei.org.mx
  • Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org
  • Incorporated to the Register of High Performance of Undergraduate Programs-EGEL.

The integral education of engineering professionals, competitive and innovative, as well as the development of research and cutting edge technology for the benefit of society.


Our career aims to deliver to the society a professional in electricity and automation areas at the highest level, with a solid education in basic sciences, science of engineering and management; aimed to develop in the students, competencies and skills in the areas of electricity, power electronics, control and automation, allowing them evaluate and propose solutions to problems of the electric industry, extraction, manufacturing and services.    

  Applicant Profile

Desirable characteristics in the student are:

  • Ease and interest in mathematics and physics.
  • Commitment and motivation towards electricity and automation.
  • Ability of observation and interpretation to model natural phenomena.
  • Capacity of active and collaborative learning.
  • Ability of teamwork.
  • Desire to contribute to the technological development of the country.
  Graduate Profile

The Electrical and Automation Engineer upon graduation has the following knowledge and skills:

  • Formation of a logical thinking that allows addressing engineering problems.
  • Ability of analysis and synthesis of electrical systems, automatic systems and related areas.
  • Ability to create, innovate, assimilate and adapt to technological changes.
  • Ability to predict and control the ecological impacts of electrical systems and / or automatic systems.
  • Creativity to face new challenges in the electrical and automation engineering.
  Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Electrical and Automation Engineer will have to attain within a few years of graduation the knowledge and skills to:

  • Be successfully employed in an engineering technology or related field, or accepted into graduate programs.
  • Be effective in the design of engineering technology solutions and its practical application to the electric systems, automation and related areas.
  • Have the ability to create, innovate, assimilate and adapt themselves to technological changes.
  • Conduct themselves with high standards of ethics, and considering the impact of the engineering in a global context, such as, social, cultural, environmental, among others.
  • Effectively lead, work and communicate in multidisciplinary teams.
  Student Outcomes

As a result of their studies in the Electrical and Automation Engineering Program is expected that graduates have the following Student Outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. Willingness to assume leadership roles and responsibilities.

Certificate or evidence attesting the full finishing of the baccalaureate in any of the following areas:

  • Physics - Mathematics Baccalaureate
  • General or Unique Baccalaureate
  • Technological Baccalaureate in an appropriate area


Approve the admission test, which consists of the following assessments:

  • Health
  • Psychometric
  • Knowledge
  Professional Field

The flexible education and the incorporation of various areas of knowledge allow the graduates to address the problems of: generation, distribution and utilization of electrical energy, as well as, automation and control of any industrial or commercial system.

May pursue activities in:

  • Electric power companies, mining, manufacturing and services.
  • Engineering projects, such as: electrical systems, power quality, instrumentation and automation.
  • Electrical Inspectors.
  • Research and technological development.
  • Maintaining of electrical and automatic systems.
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These guides are the same for all the programs offered by the College of Engineering.