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Licenciado en Urbanismo

B.A. in Urbanism

Living cities, in motion

An urban planner is someone who is capable of understanding the systemic reality of the city and its territory, visualizing it and communicating its characteristics through state-of-the-art tools to influence decision making focused on solving and guiding urban issues. As a Bachelor in Urbanism, you will acquire knowledge to comprehend the complex, multidimensional nature of urban problems in the diverse scales and circumstances in which they occur.

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Career field

Thanks to the integral preparation you will receive in this degree, on graduating you will be able to you participate in diverse business areas, such as:

  • Property development
  • Urban, financial and social project management
  • Government institutions
  • Urban consulting
  • Research
  • Mobility and transport
  • Regeneration of cities and historical sites
  • Geostatistical analysis


Is this right for you?

If you are analytical and organized and always looking for the way to make things more efficient, this could be the degree for you.

The three stages of the model

Choose your path


1 Exploration

  1. You will open your competency file and add to it throughout your degree program.
  2. You will learn the foundations of the area of Built Environment.
  3. You will participate in fundamental and exploration challenges from the area of Built Environment, interacting with peers from different degree programs.
  4. You will study general education courses, selecting them from a collection.
  5. You will participate in a challenge that integrates all the competencies to be developed in this phase.


2 Focus

  1. You will acquire the core competencies of your degree, in other words, those that distinguish it.
  2. You will participate in more focused challenges to reinforce what you have learned and broaden your basic knowledge.
  3. You will have the elements to decide whether to deepen your knowledge or diversify and, subsequently, build your specialization plan.
  4. The Tec Weeks, challenges and overall university experiences will enrich your file.


3 Specialization

  1. You have decided between diversifying or focusing deeply in your major, which you will achieve by choosing a concentration or a stay, to name a few of your options. The TEC Semester is a flexible time to start.

  2. You will develop the competencies related to your specialization, increasingly connected to your passions, interests and plans.
  3. By passing a concentration, you will develop your competencies, and, on graduating, will be a candidate for obtaining a Diploma in that concentration, after meeting the established requirements.



How can you specialize?


Concentraciones  Concentrations

Specialize in one of the different concentrations available at the campus of your choice, according to the profile you would like to develop.

Estancias  Internships

Internships allow you to participate in the development of specific projects with companies, organizations, or research groups, in a context of total immersion related to a specialty field. They can be carried out locally, nationally or internationally.

Experiencias  International experiences

Experience life outside Mexico to broaden your horizons and delve into the topics of your interest.

Materias  Courses or blocks

Choose the education units that best adapt to your objectives, enabling you to specialize in your specific interests.



Delve into your field of study

  • Arts and Tech Incubator
  • City Development
  • Digital Journalism
  • Efficiency and Digitalization in Construction
  • Entrepreneurship in the Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Open Innovation and Technology Transfer
  • Real State Intelligence
  • Regenerative Design
  • Technology-Based Design and Futures


Delve into other fields of study

  • Conscious Business
  • Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Tools
  • Design, Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Families, Sustainability and Transcendence
  • Entrepreneurship in Action
  • Financial Vision for Decision-Making
  • Government and Public Transformation
  • Mexican Culture
  • Quality of Life and Well-Being
  • Social Innovation
  • Jewelry Design, Manufacturing and Marketing


*These concentraciones are not the definitive offer and their availability varies by campus.


Syllabus Built Environment

Recurso 1 General education course

Recurso 2 Area exploration courses

Recurso 3 Introductory block (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 4 Area exploration block (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 5 Exploration topic (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 7 Disciplinary course

Recurso 8 Disciplinary block (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 9 Integrating disciplinary block (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 12 TEC Semester

Recurso 10 Multidisciplinary professional elective (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 11 Final integrating block (CHALLENGE)

Recurso 5 Track integrating block (CHALLENGE)

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Primer Semestral
Exploration in the Habitat: From the Scale of the Element to the Territory
Modeling of Physics in the Built Environment
Mathematics Based Reasoning
Resolution of Problems with Computational Logic
Chemical Analysis of the Environment and Construction Materials
Elective Course Mathematics and Science
Segundo Semestral
Modeling and Graphic Representation of a Building
Modeling and Graphic Representation of your Campus with Topography
Modeling and Graphic Representation of your Environment with Geomatics
Fundamentals of Geology Applied to the Built Environment
Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of Territorial Projects
Application of Numerical Methods to the Built Environment
Analysis of Natural and Social Phenomena with Probability and Statistics
Elective Course Humanities and Fine Arts
Tercer Semestral
Territorial Diagnosis
Urban Law
Urban Ecology
Urban Infrastructure
Elective Course Social and Behavioral Sciences
Exploration Topic
Cuarto Semestral
Competitive Cities: Innovation
Competitive Cities: Modality
Competitive Cities: Quality of Life
Cities of the Future
Elective Course Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Quinto Semestral
Sustainable Metropolis: Mitigation
Sustainable Metropolis: Resilience
Sustainable Metropolis: Adaptation
Urban Economy
Elective Course Ethics and Citizenship
Sexto Semestral
Elective I
Elective II
Elective III
Elective IV
Elective V
Elective VI
Séptimo Semestral
Management and Administration of Territorial Investment Projects
Octavo Semestral
Emerging Cities
Complexity and Debate
Elective Multidisciplinary Professional

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