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Digital Animation Engineering

Digital Animation Engineering


Art and Technology are combined in Digital Animation.

Engineering in Digital Animation at Universidad Panamericana will allow you to become an expert capable of creating digital products by using digital animation and computer simulation techniques and methodologies and by taking advantage of communication and computer technological advances.

We educate leaders. We have been developing engineers with a business vision for more than a quarter century. We are not technicians, we are engineers prepared to have managerial positions in any company, working for and with people.

Our education has a high sense of ethics and humanism as we are not only concerned with your professional education. We know that your future will depend highly on your career choice and so we guarantee a holistic education. That will allow you to exercise your profession with an ethical sense according to dignity and social commitment.



To develop Engineers in Digital Animation who will have a positive impact in society thanks to their successful career. They will develop a technical, managerial, entrepreneurial and human perspective that will allow them to integrate technical, scientific, human, economic and social factors that will result in the construction of a fairer world.



To be leaders in the development of excellent Engineers through an innovative curriculum, high academic requirements, a clear ethical position with a personalized and dignifying attention.



  • By the end of the academic program, students will be able to:
  • Integrate knowledge of computing graphics and digital animation synergistically in the creation of interactive products in virtual environments.
  • Apply current technologies and creating new ones to face the challenges that involve the interaction of people with virtual environments and video games.
  • Be prepared in strategic and operational aspects that allow them to improve decision making in the industry.
  • Apply knowledge, abilities and attitudes which allow them to develop professionally in the areas of computing sciences, videogames, digital animation, computer graphics, graphic simulation, virtual worlds, among others.
  • Create or use cutting edge technology with responsibility and solid ethical bases for the benefit of society.
  • Start and manage new companies related to their specialty. 



Program Educational Objectives -PEOs

  1. Graduates who positively impact the performance of organizations through the successful practice of the Information Technologies Engineering.
  2. Graduates who are able to analyze, design, verify, validate, implement, apply, and maintain software systems using new technologies and applying knowledge of Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence as a result of a structured, logical and system thinking. 
  3. Graduates who use leadership and teamwork skills in multidisciplinary, national and international contexts.
  4. Graduates who are flexible to change and who update their skills through continuous learning.
  5. Graduates who serve society demonstrating clear ethical guidance in all their actions.


Studetn outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • An ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, political, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools for engineering practice


Enrolled and graduate students for the last 5 years 


Primer semestre

  • Differential Calculus
  • Analysis and Design of Algorithms
  • Natural Drawing
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Algebra
  • Chemistry
  • History of Culture

Segundo semestre

  • Integral Calculus
  • Descriptive Geometry
  • Programming Oriented to Objects
  • Advanced Programming
  • Linear Algebra
  • Writing
  • Individual and Society

Tercer semestre

  • Vector Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Digital Illustration and Character Design
  • Programming and Data Structure
  • Image Processing
  • Scientific Principles for Engineering
  • Ethics

Cuarto semestre

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Aesthetic Appreciation
  • Thermodynamic and Hydraulic Models
  • Operative Systems and Networks
  • Economic Environment
  • Operations Research
  • Theological Anthropology I

Quinto semestre

  • Mathematics of Computers
  • Digital Modelling
  • Web Application Development
  • Logic and Electric Circuits
  • Introduction to Database
  • Accounting and Costs
  • Theological Anthropology II

Sexto semestre

  • Plugin Development
  • Visual Effects
  • Principles of Photography and Video
  • Graphic Solutions for Mobiles
  • Perception Psychology
  • Techniques of Economic Assessment
  • Social Philosophy

Séptimo semestre

  • Interface Design
  • Audiovisual Production
  • Advanced Computer Graphics
  • Advanced Interpretation Techniques
  • Computing Security
  • Contemporary Man and World
  • Elective I

Octavo semestre

  • 3D animation
  • Video game Development
  • Artificial Intelligence in Video games
  • Graphic Simulation
  • Company Management of Technological Base
  • Professional Ethics
  • Elective II


  • Elective I - Professional Discipline Block
    • Increasing reality
    • Animación Facial 
    • Probabilistic models
  • Elective II - Professional Discipline Block
    • Esterografía

    • Discrete simulation

    • Marketing fundaments

Perfil de ingreso

Take a look at the characteristics that an Digital Animation Engineering  should have. Discover if this major is ideal for you.

- Creativity, imagination, and inventive sense

- Interest for technology and visual arts

- Disposition to work in team

- Analysis and abstraction abilities

- An interest in computers and digital images

- Leadership and business vision

- Sense of responsibility and commitment to society to improve the quality of people’s lives

Perfil de egreso

Upon the completion of the program of Digital Animation, you will have: 


- Techniques for the management of images

- Programming technologies

- Design and creation of virtual environment and augmented reality

- Management and processing of computer graphics

- Pattern recognition

- Techniques of artificial intelligence

- Creation of special effects

- Production of digital animation

- Generation of graphic simulators


- Team work

- Project management

- Personnel management

- Oral and written communication

- Decision making

- Integration of various technologies

- Solving interdisciplinary problems


- Strong sense of responsibility

- Spirit of service

- Undertake tasks easily

- Face challenges

- Ethical awareness in all your actions

- Respect for the environment

- Globalizing vision

- Ability for self-learning

Campo laboral

One of the main advantages that this program of Digital Animation Engineering  offers you is the wide range of working possibilities that you will have once you have finished it. Also, you can continue developing by studying in one of the most prestigious universities worldwide.


Here is a list of some examples of the fields of action where the Digital Animation Engineering  from UP can work:


- Animation


- Artificial Vision

- Web Design

- Biotechnology

- Communication

- Marketing

- Cinematography

- Videogames

- Entertainment Industry

- Graphic Simulation

- Multimedia Technology in Teaching of Sports

- Industrial Design

- Automotive Design


Plantel Rodin: Secretariat of Public Education agreement no. 20081717 at september 8, 2008