Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Civil Industrial Engineering


The Civil Industrial Engineers graduated from the Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, are professionals of excellence with a comprehensive scientific education, trained with high standards of academic quality, which prepare them to perform successfully in the changing, complex and uncertain scenarios that characterize the productive, economic and social activity of the modern world. Their high technical, analytical and management skills, together with their permanent commitment to quality, universal human values, social welfare and environmental care, position them as professionals of integrity and competence, who stand out for their professional efficiency in the national and international contexts in which they participate.

  • Professional Degree: Civil Industrial Engineer
  • Academic Degree: Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Duration: 5 1/2 years (11 academic semesters)
  • Study regime: Daytime
  • Location: Main Campus, Valparaiso and Vitacura Campus
  • Visit the website of the Industry Department


1st Semester
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Programming
  • Mathematics I
  • Physical Education I
  • Introduction to Engineering
2nd Semester
  • General Physics I
  • Humanistic Course I
  • Mathematics II
  • Physical Education II
  • Chemistry and Society
3rd Semester
  • General Physics II
  • Industrial Engineering Workshop l
  • Mathematics III
  • Process Chemistry
  • Elements of Mechanics and Strength of Materials
4th Semester
  • General Physics III
  • Humanistic Course II
  • Mathematics IV
  • Industrial Engineering Workshop ll
  • Basic Electrotechnics
  • English Language l
5th Semester
  • Business Administration
  • Industrial Engineering Workshop lll
  • Industrial Processes Laboratory
  • Thermodynamics
  • Microeconomics I
  • Sports
6th semester
  • Information and Financial Control
  • Business Legislation
  • Energy Management i
  • Macroeconomics I
  • Engineering Graphics
  • English Language II
7th Semester
  • General Physics IV
  • Industrial Probability and Statistics
  • Energy Management ll
  • Human Resources
  • Economic Engineering
8th Semester
  • Econometrics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Oerations Research Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Industrial Plant Engineering
9th Semester
  • Finances
  • Marketing
  • Total Quality Management
  • Specialization Course I
  • Operations Management
  • Humanistic Course III
10th Semester
  • General Project Evaluation
  • Specialization Course II
  • Strategic Management
  • Humanistic Course IV
  • Operations Management ll
  • Degree Workshop l
11th Semester
  • Project Development and Control
  • Degree Workshop ll
  • Specialization Course III
  • Specialization Course IV
  • In addition, the Department of Architecture offers:

      • l. By completing 1 1/2 more years of this study plan, the degree of Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MII) is obtained (according to curricular progress).
      • 2. Master in Asset and Maintenance Management (MGA).
      • 3. Master’s Degree in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MITE).

    Postgraduate studies and Continuing Education  www.industrias.usm.cl/postgrado-y-educacion-continua/

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