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Industrial Engineering with minor in Innovation Management

Industrial Engineering with minor in Innovation Management


Have an impact improving processes, taking advantage of resources, linking business, capital and research, generating jobs and economic growth.

As a UP Industrial Engineer, you will be able to positively impact organizations by innovating in their design, planning, organization, control and continuous improvement.  Your mission will be to satisfy market´s needs while optimizing resources by using scientific tools.  The managerial perspective we have at UP´s School of Engineering, will help you integrate technical, scientific, human, economic and social factors in order to manage innovation within organizations, and embrace new enterprises.


You will be able to be a link between research and development centers and productive industries in our country in order to achieve adequation, implementation and management of innovation within organizations.


You possibilities have no limits.  In our school, we have excellent professors and laboratories with the best technology available, besides constant professional activities which will undoubtedly unleash your talent and creativity. 


Program Educational Objectives


  1. Graduates will positively impact the performance of organizations through the successful practice of industrial engineering.
  2. Graduates will make decisions and solve problems through creative and innovative thinking as a result of critical, analytical and system thinking.
  3. Graduates will use leadership and teamwork skills, in multidisciplinary, national and international contexts.
  4. Graduates will be flexible enough to change and will update their skills through continuous learning.
  5. Graduates will serve society demonstrating clear ethical guidance in all their actions.


Enrollment Fall 2015: 338

Degrees awarded (2014 - 2015): 41



Primer semestre

  • Differential Calculus

    Without doubt in all enterprise ambits it is of relevance the optimization, with which, comprehend the application of differential calculus implicates this knowledge. Determinate the maximum and minimum of a utility function, is a clear example.                                                                               

  • Algebra
  • Chemistry
  • Analysis and Design of Algorithms

    it will be introduced to the student the basic concepts of programming to train him in the solution of problems, computer language structure comprehension and instructions, acquiring the knowledge and developing the abilities to understand the programing and apply them to any engineering career.

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Cultural History

    It will be situated with matureness and objectivity in the context and becoming historic-cultural that constitutes the frame for the exercise of its profession and the generation of its identity.

Segundo semestre

  • Integral Calculus
  • Linear Algebra

    The student will solve concrete problems of the administrative life, in mathematical and abstract methods.

  • Object Oriented Programming

    It will be introduced to the student the oriented object programming to train him in the development of videogames, using the most modern software in the industry.

  • Economic Environment of Business
  • Mechanical and Engineering Systems Drawing
  • Writing
  • Human Being and Society

Tercer semestre

  • Vector Calculus

    It will manage the basic concepts of differential and integral calculus of different variables for the demonstration of some theorems and its application to the theory of vector fields.  It will resolve mechanical applied problems, electromagnetically theories, economy and production. 

  • Differential Equations

    Will be able to manage the methods to solve different types of differential equations applying them to the solution of dynamic problems of engineering.

  • Probability
  • Industrial Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Cost and Accounting
  • Ethics

Cuarto semestre

  • Work Design and Analysis
  • Statistics
  • Material Engineering
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Operations Research
  • Human Resources Management
  • Theological Anthropology I

    It will meditate about themes that has being by the human being since its beginning, think about its revelation and the participation of the human being in the trinity life strengthening its faith and assuming itself like the ferment of this society. 

Quinto semestre

  • Corporate Finance
  • Probabilistic Models
  • Electric Circuits (Lab included)
  • Industrial Logistics
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Marketing Foundations
  • Theological Anthropology II

    Will understand the human conduct in the light of their relationship with god, with the goal to find which acts truly take the man to their ultimate transcendental goal.

Sexto semestre

  • Projects’ Financial Evaluation
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Industrial Facilities Topics
  • Production Management
  • Product Design
  • Discrete Simulation
  • Social Philosophy

    Will analyze the philosophical problems of the society related to the economical context and the human relationships of our time, understanding the importance of the problematic that the Mexican society faces, with the finality of applying the knowledge in pro of regulating and make a better life in community.

Séptimo semestre

  • Integrated Manufacturing Systems
  • Advanced Information Technologies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Facilities Design and Material Handling
  • Process and Service Design based in Technological Innovation
  • Man in Contemporary Society
  • Selected Elective I

Octavo semestre

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Knowledge and Information Systems Management
  • Quality Management
  • Business Management
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Professional Ethics

    Will obtain the necessary abilities to comprehend the reality of the labor reality nowadays. The moral exigencies imposed to the man in his personal and professional, to judge with a good criteria according to what your conscience dictates and your liberty in pro of a just and honest society.

  • Selected Elective II

Perfil de ingreso

We give our students a solid and broad education, so if you want to enter the 

major in Industrial Engineering and Innovation Management, you should have the 

following skills:

  • Interest in problem solving

  • Creativity, imagination and inventive

  • Analysis and abstraction capabilities

  • Mathematical skills

  • Discipline

  • High level of demand

  • Teamwork

  • Leadership and entrepreneurial vision

  • Sense of responsibility and commitment with society in order to improve quality of life.



















Perfil de egreso

Student Outcomes are statements that describe what students are expected to know and are able to do by the time of graduation:

- 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

Campo laboral

By the end of the major on Industrial Engineering and Innovation Management you will be able to develop professionally at a national and international level in various types of companies such as:

- Manufacturing companies

- Consultancy

- Hospitals

- Entertainment Industry

- Hotel industry

- Airlines

- Transportation in general

- Financial sector

For example, as UP Industrial Engineer you will be able to optimize how an operating room works, reduce the long lines in an amusement park, distribute products worldwide, produce cheaper and better automobiles, or change the business model of a company, among many other applications. UP Industrial Engineers are very versatile and adaptable to any kind of organization, keeping always at the forefront.


Augusto Rodin Campus: Secretariat of Public Education: agreement no. 944610; February 7th, 1994