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FOOD INDUSTRY ENGINEERING

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PEO #1: Career Development

Work as professionals in engineering or related areas (in industry, academia, government, and other organizations) and/or participate in research and development in science, engineering, technology and entrepreneurship to develop projects focused towards the food industry.

PEO #2: Practice

Practice Food Industry Engineering in the design, improvement or implementation of organizational processes.

PEO #3: Continuous Learning

Continually expand their skill-set and knowledge, through independent study or high-level training such as professional certifications or graduate degrees.

PEO #4: Leadership & Professional Engagement

Achieve or maintain positions of influence with relevant impact in their organizations, demonstrating professional engagement and ethical and social responsibility through proposals focused on developing products for the food industry, processing optimization or presenting business seminars.

As a graduate from the Bachelor of Food Engineering you will be able to analyze, evaluate, innovate, design, and implement processes in this industry, applying food science, process, health, and hygiene technologies to solve problems in the production process, both in the public and private sector. You may be an entrepreneur, producer, or consultant in preservation processes and answer to the discipline´s challenges in a national and global environment.

Once you have finished your study program, you will have a bachelor´s degree in addition to a licenciatura degree. Therefore, your studies will be recognized worldwide.

  • Basic knowledge of mathematics and sciences.
  • Curiosity for learning, science and food technology.
  • Willing to work for the common welfare and strive to success.
  • Vision to accomplish goals through learning.

Food Industry Engineering graduates will have developed the following skills:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences (oral & written).
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
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