The curriculum is structured through academic training cycles. Each cycle has a purpose and occurs at different times in the program. Sometimes the cycles may coincide to allow students to enjoy the different academic opportunities offered by the university.
Below is a description of our cycles:
The approach to general education at Universidad de los Andes is competency-based, whereby courses are organized by areas. In general, the distribution of requirements is divided among the basic areas of knowledge. It aims to develop critical thinking, integral formation, civic responsibility, and the ethical dimension. General education at the Universidad de los Andes combines the requirements in certain areas with mandatory or common courses. The total of 21 credits in minimum courses is distributed as follows:
The Uniandino Basic Cycle is part of the general education of the Uniandino student and is considered the pillar of integral formation at the Universidad de los Andes. The CBU is a set of seven courses specially designed for students of all undergraduate programs who begin their university education. The primary
objective is to complement professional education and broaden the student’s horizon through perspectives other than professional education, thus contributing to forming a reflective, critical and responsible citizen.
For the complete regulations of the General Education, please follow this link
To develop a critical perspective of organizations’ national and international environment, students must be able to accredit an international experience that constitutes a degree requirement. Referred to as the international requirement, this experience must be aligned with the program’s learning objectives. It must be carried out while the student develops his/her studies in management at the Universidad de los Andes.
The international requirement is composed of two elements:
Please consult the regulations of the requirement by following this link.
The degree option enhances our students’ analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills through a research exercise. Students can fulfill this requirement through three categories:
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Coterminal: This is an opportunity for undergraduate students to complete their degree option by taking master’s degree courses. Students must obtain an average of 3.5 or higher in all four courses to be recognized as their degree option. The master’s degrees with which this alternative can be taken do not require prior work experience. The program in which they can take courses in this option is the Master’s Degree in Management and Development Practice. Those interested must meet the following requirements: a) Have completed a minimum of 100 undergraduate credits, b) Have a minimum GPA of 3.75, c) Have completed the reading requirement in English (LENG2999), and d) Have the approval of the master’s degree program.
The foreign language standard requires students to meet the following requirements:
Please follow this link to know more about the complete regulations of the language requirement.
The Higher Education Quality Exam (Saber pro) is a requirement for the degree of all students pursuing undergraduate programs in higher education institutions and who had not completed their curriculum before October 14, 2009, the date of issuance of Decree 3963 of 2009.