School of Human Sciences

School of Human Sciences

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Audiovisual Engineering

The aim of this undergraduate program is to train competent professionals in all areas related to acoustics and image. Graduates have the skills to face narrative and creative challenges connecting art and technology, and are able to research, design, develop and implement audiovisual projects and multimedia and multi-platform virtual environments (web, mobile devices, digital television) using sound scientific principles. Students learn to integrate their knowledge in the fields of communication, arts, basic science, engineering and digital technologies in a project-based and effective learning environment.


Communication

This undergraduate program provides students with solid and comprehensive training in the skills needed by professional communicators. Students develop the ability to apply current know how and technology, expressive languages, as well as communication processes and practices, in a reflective yet innovative way, while showing social responsibility. Our academic program aims to prepare professionals who are creative, proactive, and have a strong sense of ethics. Our graduates develop a commitment to conceptual and technical precision, and to lifelong learning.


Early Childhood Education

This undergraduate program provides solid theoretical and practical training that prepares students to assess the learning processes of children aged between 0 and 5. This interdisciplinary academic training allows students to develop both professionally and personally. Besides learning how to teach young children, they acquire specific skills to plan, evaluate and participate in the management of educational centers focused on early childhood, as well as to understand educational phenomena in general. An essential component of this program is its ethical commitment to education.


Educational Recreation

This undergraduate program provides students with solid academic training that will enable them to understand and implement a variety of educational activities. Graduates will be able to design, analyze and take on a leading role in leisure programs and activities in the areas of education, tourism and organizations, as well as in those connected to social, cultural, and community work. The program combines a variety of methods and a strong hands-on approach to develop the students’ educational skills through games and group dynamics. Students will also learn to integrate practical and methodological resources in the planning and management of leisure and recreation programs, using critical-thinking skills and reflection to gain insights in the field of education.


Political Science

This undergraduate program offers solid training in research methods and analytical skills as a means to analyze and understand how contemporary political systems work, why political actors behave in one way or another and how complex institutional settings are built. Graduates are prepared to conceptualize and use quantitative and qualitative methodological tools to address research, diagnostics and advise various types of actors in the political system, public sector and civil society, with a clear awareness of the difference between political work and political science and ability to work in teams with professionals from other disciplines.


Social Work

This undergraduate program offers solid training in innovative research and social intervention techniques. By combining classroom activities with professional internships, students cultivate the skill of applying the innovative ideas of social theories to particular everyday situations. A degree in social work enables graduates to develop interventions that consider the subject, as well as primary integration social groups, organizations that provide services to the local community, formal and informal social networks, the environment, and the institutional and policy framework.


Sociology

A undergraduate program in sociology offers solid training in research methods and analytic techniques. Students develop an understanding and critical analysis of human relationships and social systems, being able to work in a wide variety of fields. This degree enables them to analyze and understand social structures, organizations, relationships and social processes, providing them with the tools to understand the interrelationship between social, economic, cultural, political and demographic phenomena. Students develop skills for applied research, counseling and decision-making. Our strong methodological training enables graduates to promote social transformations from various roles such as consultant, planner, evaluator or manager.


Teaching

This undergraduate program trains primary school teachers to provide children with an excellent education. The interdisciplinary academic training allows students to develop both professionally and personally. Besides learning how to teach young children, they acquire specific training to be able to plan, evaluate and participate in the management of schools. An essential component of this program is its ethical commitment to education, its child centered approach and the search for what is best for his or her development.


Visual Arts

This undergraduate program aims to train professionals who can understand contemporary art and visual culture and develop artistic projects by establishing dialogues with a variety of visual languages. Students experiment with a range of techniques for creating images, developing visual design products and managing curatorial projects. This program focuses on contemporary artistic practices, which are the result of the integration of new technologies in this field, the value given to the artistic process of production and its application to daily life and everyday objects. The program allows students to develop their sensitivity and their aesthetic and cultural curiosity.