Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering

School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Admission profile

Applicants to this academic program must have the following qualities:

  • Basic skills and knowledge that enable them to fully develop and use their capabilities through professional studies.
  • Knowledge of basic sciences, physics, and mathematics.
  • Analytical skills that will help solve abstract problems.
  • Willingness to engage with science and technology.
  • Actively seeking the benefit of society.
  • Employ scientific methodology in order to conduct research.
  • Interest in aeronautical engineering.
  • Analysis of physical phenomena.
  • Ability to understand and use graphic language and computational linguistics.
  • Participation in laboratory activities with specialized equipment.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Mastering a second language.
  • Professional integrity, respect, responsibility.

Admission requirements


-Have successfully completed high school or equivalent studies


- Meet all criteria established by UANL current standards and procedures.


-Take the Admission Test EXANI-II, established by the National Center for the Evaluation of Higher Education (CENEVAL), the Selection Test, and the Engineering and Technology Diagnostic Test.


- Request an interview with the program committee of aeronautics.
- English certificate.
- Letter of intent addressed to Aeronautical Engineering committee
- Curriculum vitae
- An academic letter of recommendation that highlights a student’s academic history.
- High School academic transcript.

Graduation profile


To educate professional engineers who will be trained in aeronautics. Our graduates will design aircraft systems providing efficient service to the air transport network. Aeronautical engineers use the best techniques under a continuous process of quality at the national and international levels. While following standard practices of the aerospace industry, our graduates are creating competitive advantages, this also contributes to safer and green aerospace industry.

General skills

Competencias instrumentales

  1. Following self-learning strategies at the different levels and fields of knowledge, enables effective decision-making in personal, academic, and professional areas.
  2. Using logical, mathematical, iconographic, verbal, and non-verbal language for the ecumenical interpretation and expression of ideas, feelings, and theories.
  3. Employing information and communication technologies for accessing information that eventually becomes knowledge as well as promoting learning and collaborative work through innovative techniques, having a constructive involvement in society.
  4. Mastering the mother language in spoken and written form, learning to communicate correctly and adapt messages to specific contexts in order to disseminate ideas and scientific knowledge.
  5. Analyzing natural events and social movements through creative logical thinking in order to propose relevant decisions according to social responsibility and the graduate’s own professional field.
  6. Speaking a second language, especially English, for proper communication in common, academic, professional, and scientific settings.
  7. Making academic and professional proposals based on the best global practices in different disciplines to encourage collaborative work.
  8. Applying new and traditional research methodologies for personal development and knowledge generation.

Personal and interpersonal skills

  1. Committing to cultural and social diversity while complying with the integration principle to promote spaces of harmonious coexistence for local, national, and international contexts.
  2. Facing emerging social challenges with a critical approach and academic-professional commitment in order to consolidate the general wellbeing as well as sustainable development.
  3. Practicing UANL values in personal and professional settings: truth, equity, honesty, freedom, solidarity, respect for life and others, peace, respect for nature, integrity, ethics, and justice, contributing to a sustainable society.

Consolidating skills

  1. Making innovative proposals based on a holistic understanding of reality to help overcome global challenges.
  2. Taking dedicated leadership in encouraging significant changes to fulfill social and professional needs.
  3. Solving problems in academic and professional areas through specific techniques for proper decision-making.
  4. Adapting easily to uncertain social and professional environments to have better living conditions.


Specific skills

Specific skills of the program:

  1. Analyzing systems, processes, and devices in order to generate and document information.
  2. Describing phenomena, the behavior of systems, and processes, through mathematical models to create hypotheses.
  3. Finding solutions to specific engineering problems with the aid of technology and complying with quality standards.
  4. Applying techniques of scientific research for knowledge generation.
  5. Employing engineering skills with a high sense of responsibility and integrity in order to innovate in the design of components and systems for the aircraft industry.
  6. Managing aircraft maintenance operations using engineering skills while complying with national and international regulations in order to ensure safe and correct functioning during flight.
  7. Monitoring and implementation of international agreements, and regulations established by the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (Mexico) contributing to safe airspace.

Specific engineering skills:

1. To analyze the components of a device, equipment, system, or process, identifying the connections with each other, in order to obtain a structured, orderly, and coherent documentation of information obtained, including personal statements.
2. To create models in a mathematical language that can describe a system, phenomenon, or process behavior, setting out hypotheses to validate them using analytical methods or computational tools.
3. To solve engineering problems using the appropriate methodology while applying established models based on basic sciences, verifying the obtained results with an analytical method or with the support of a technological tool. Therefore, the solution is relevant and feasible, complying with quality standards and safety policies.
4. To apply methods and techniques of scientific and technological research while working in groups for the generation and application of knowledge aimed at the development of engineering projects.

Labor market

Areas Jobs
Aerospace manufacturing


  • Life cycle analysis of aerospace products.
  • Production monitoring of components and aerospace systems.
  • Development of new products.
  • Non-destructive evaluation of aerospace materials
  • End product testing (structures, propulsion systems, electronic components.)
  • Integrated propulsion systems, structures, and avionics.
  • Prototyping unmanned aerial vehicles for security applications, commercial purposes, or military use.
  • Design of aeronautical structures with composite materials.
Aircraft maintenance industry
  • Maintenance tasks
  • Overhaul of sailplanes, helicopters, motors, propellers, rotors, and radios in accordance with established procedures by workshops for aerospace engineering, second transitory article, section V from the Civil Aviation Law.
  • Modification of aircraft components.
  • Airworthiness inspection
  • Flight crew licensing
  • Flight inspection
  • Aerodrome inspection
  • Aviation safety inspection
  • Project management
  • Air Accidents Investigation

Graduation requirements


- Have completed the 220 total credits for the academic program.
- Have concluded the academic program in a minimum of 10 semesters and a maximum of 20 semesters.
- Have carried out the mandatory learning service.
- Master a second language other than Spanish.


- Meet all criteria established by UANL current standards and procedures.


- Fill out the graduation survey and the UANL job bank application at the Learning Service and Business Office of the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.




CIEES Level 1


Interinstitutional Committees for the Evaluation of Higher Education

Accreditor's acronym




Accreditation Council for Engineering Education


Council for the Accreditation of Higher Education (COPAES)

Accreditor's acronym


Validity of accreditation

December 7th, 2022


Posted by: Department of Undergraduate Studies