Degree Profile for the Environmental Engineering program
An environmental engineer graduated from Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) is a competent, enterprising professional with international/global vision who proposes innovative engineering solutions to environmental problems through the application of sustainable and environmentally-friendly technology, in accordance with national and international regulations.
An environmental engineer from UDLA is expected to work in multidisciplinary teams, respecting the gender and cultural identity of the collective groups that require inclusion of environmental technology, demonstrating professional ethics and environmental awareness.
Program Educational Objectives
– Implement viable technical solutions for environmental engineering and management.
– Demonstrate competence, effective participation and leadership in multidisciplinary teams to manage environmental engineering projects.
– Expand their knowledge and expertise to strengthen their professional skills throughout life.
– Add value to organizations by exercising their profession with values and ethical principles.
A graduate of the Environmental Engineering program will be able to:
- Identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
- 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.
- Communicate effectively with a range of audiences within the field.
- 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.
- Function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
- Develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze, and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- Acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
Program Advisory Committee
This committee addresses issues related to the fulfillment of the educational objectives, degree profile, and other academic aspects linked to the program’s development.
- Review the program’s educational objectives, degree profile, student learning outcomes, and plan of study
- Propose changes or recommendations for the program’s educational objectives, degree profile, student learning outcomes, and plan of study
- Review the results of the program annual operating plan
- Review the program review report and action plan
|Dean of the College or its delegate||Diego Buenaño|
|Highest authority of the program or its delegate||Alejandro González|
|Professor in charge of graduate follow-up||Daniel Hidalgo|
|Representatives of employers and/or representatives of professional associations or guilds||Juan Carlos Avilés (President)|
Enrollment and graduation data
|Number of Students||233||210||171||132||75|
|Bachelor Degrees Awarded|
|Number of Students||53||41||51||57||52|