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Program Objective

• Train professionals who respond to the regional, national and global needs demanded by the livestock sector within a framework of sustainability and care for the environment. 

• Develop and manage sustainable animal production systems with quality and efficiency through technological innovation that contributes to improving the welfare of the livestock sector.

Admission profile

The applicant to enter the Animal Production Engineering Educational Program must have:

• Completed their upper secondary education studies of any modality.
• Intellectual skills in the areas of verbal and mathematical reasoning.
• Interest in animal production.
• Ability to learn other languages. 
• Creative, enterprising and collaborative spirit. 
• Communication skills developed. 
• Good study habits, discipline, perseverance, responsibility and self-management. 
• Full time availability.

Competencies and Skills

The Animal Production Engineer has the opportunity to perform professionally in the fields of production, technology transfer, research and teaching in the different dependencies of the public and private sectors. 
In the field of production, you will be able to insert yourself in the direction and administration of intensive and extensive livestock farms, you will have the possibility of being the generator and manager of your own livestock company. In the field of technology transfer, you can work as a technical advisor in the development of projects for the agricultural sector. You will have the opportunity to collaborate in applied research work in companies and research centers.

• Manage agricultural companies.
• Management and conservation of exotic species.
• Technical advice in public and private agricultural companies.
• Consultant in agricultural law firms for technical assistance, or in their own company.
• Sale, distribution and marketing of agricultural products and inputs.
• Preparation and evaluation of agricultural investment projects.

Exit Profile

The graduate of Engineering in Animal Production  will be able to:

• Evaluate the productive potential of agricultural species of economic and ecological interest.
• Design genetic improvement programs in animal production.
• Carry out research projects on integral livestock aspects.
• Promote the appropriate use of animals to achieve greater efficiency in production.
• Contribute to the improvement of national livestock production based on social needs.
• Design, evaluate and manage production units for agricultural development.
• Efficiently use and manage water to increase the production and productivity of agricultural activity.
• Know the regulatory framework of the agricultural sector.
• Compete in national and international markets, according to standards.
• Plan and execute extension programs for the livestock sector, with elements for the planning and organization of livestock enterprises.
• Prevent diseases of domestic animals.
• Prevent the transmission of zoonotic diseases between animals and humans. 
• Carry out good livestock production practices to ensure the safety of products of animal origin.
• Make rational and ethical use of medicines in domestic animals.
• Take samples for laboratories according to regulatory animal health protocols.
• Design management plans and forage production for animal feed.
• Technically direct the obtaining, processing, storage, conservation and transport of gametes and embryos.
• Exercise their professional leadership for the benefit of animal production in the field of their practice.
• Plan, establish and direct their own livestock enterprises.
• Perform with quality and competitiveness.

Plan de Estudios

Cuatrimestre I

  • Inglés I

  • Expresión Oral y Escrita

  • Algebra Lineal

  • Biología

  • Ecología

  • Química Orgánica

  • Sistemas de Producción Animal

Cuatrimestre II

  • Inglés II

  • Desarrollo Humano y Valores

  • Funciones Matemáticas

  • Ofimática

  • Anatomía y Fisiología Animal

  • Genética Animal

  • Química Inorgánica

Cuatrimestre III

  • Inglés III

  • Inteligencia Emocional y Manejo de Conflictos

  • Cálculo Diferencial

  • Microbiología Animal

  • Bromatología

  • Parasitología Animal

  • Enfermedades Bacterianas y Virales

Cuatrimestre IV

  • Inglés IV

  • Habilidades Cognitivas y Creatividad

  • Cálculo Integral

  • Química Analítica

  • Nutrición de Rumiantes

  • Reproducción Animal

  • Estancia I

Cuatrimestre V

  • Inglés V

  • Ética Profesional

  • Fisicoquímica

  • Manejo Sanitario

  • Reproducción Bovina

  • Nutrición de No Rumiantes

  • Reproducción Ovina y Caprina

Cuatrimestre VI

  • Inglés VI

  • Habilidades Gerenciales

  • Administración de Empresas Pecuarias

  • Producción Porcina

  • Producción Cunicola

  • Producción Avícola

  • Probabilidad y Estadística

Cuatrimestre VII

  • Inglés VII

  • Liderazgo de Equipos de Alto Desempeño

  • Matemáticas para Ingeniería

  • Producción de Forrajes

  • Diseño de Instalaciones Pecuarias

  • Modelos de Sistemas Pecuarios

  • Estancia II

Cuatrimestre VIII

  • Inglés VIII

  • Matemáticas para Ingeniería II

  • Diseño Experimentales

  • Métodos de Investigación

  • Fundamentos de Mercadotecnia

  • Mejoramiento Genético

  • Manejo Integral de Residuos Pecuarios

Cuatrimestre IX

  • Inglés IX

  • Extensionismo

  • Economía Pecuaria

  • Herramienta de Calidad

  • Formulación de Proyectos

  • Bienestar Animal

  • Expresión Oral y Escrita

Cuatrimestre X

  • Estadía Profesional

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