Bachelor of Electronics and Automation Engineering

School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Admission profile

Applicants to this academic program must have the following qualities:

  • Knowledge of physics and mathematics.
  • Ability to use and test cutting-edge technology.
  • Capacity to work in area-specific or multidisciplinary teams.
  • Willingness to collaborate with others.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Professional integrity, respect, and 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


-Attend and pass the introductory courses for freshman students by UANL and the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Graduation profile


To educate electronics and automation engineers who are fully competent in automatic process control, instrumentation, automation, and systems integration, having an organized perspective on how to solve problems in their field. Engineering professionals that are capable of integrating automation equipment and developing control techniques for systems, processes, and products to ensure they function properly. They will be trained in electronics, automation, robotics, and industrial instrumentation technologies. Our graduates will create and adapt innovative technology to develop new processes, products, and services that fulfill the increasing demands of industrial automation. 

General skills

Instrumental skills

  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 skill

  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. Designing systems in the areas of electronics, control, instrumentation, robotics, as well as automation, ensuring their correct functioning through simulation or prototype testing, and writing a technical report according to specific requirements.
  2. Ensuring the correct functioning and installation of systems in the areas of electronics, control, instrumentation, robotics, and as well as automation, following the corresponding guidelines for efficient use of these systems.
  3. Providing systems maintenance services in the areas of electronics, control, instrumentation, robotics, and automation.

Specific engineering skills

  1. Analyzing 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. Creating 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. Solving 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. Applying 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
Automated manufacturing companies.


  • Design, installation, use, and maintenance of process control systems.
  • Design, installation, use, and maintenance of microprocessor-based control systems.
Engineering companies that are involved in instrumentation projects of automated control processes or manufacturing.



  • Project development in the areas of automated manufacturing, technology upgrades, energy saving, robotics, and smart buildings.
Suppliers of control equipment; companies involved in industrial instrumentation, information technology solutions, and systems integration.


  • Development of automation software.
  • Process control as well as data acquisition and management.
  • Consulting and training.
  • Supply of equipment for automated control, industrial instrumentation, and information technology solutions.
Educational and research institutions.


  • Teaching and training

Graduation requirements


- Have completed the 220 total credits of 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.


- 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.




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Posted by: Department of Undergraduate Studies