Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Puebla

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Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Puebla
ITESM Campus Puebla.jpg
A building which shows the architectonic style of the campus
Established 1 August 2003 [1]
Parent institution
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Location Puebla, Mexico
19°01′06″N 98°14′31″W / 19.018406°N 98.242053°W / 19.018406; -98.242053Coordinates: 19°01′06″N 98°14′31″W / 19.018406°N 98.242053°W / 19.018406; -98.242053
Website pue.itesm.mx

The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Puebla Campus (in Spanish: Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Puebla) commonly shortened as Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Puebla or ITESM Campus Puebla, is a campus of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education private university system in Puebla, Mexico.

It was built on 25 hectares (62 acres) donated by the state government of Puebla and delivers high school, undergraduate and graduate courses.[1] It is located in the fastest growing zone of the city, the Angelopolis Zone.

The high School has 3 different programs: the Bilingual,The Multicultural and the International Program, following the guidelines of the IB. The higher studies programs focus mainly in the Engineering and Natural Sciences Areas, although it has also a Business school. Currently, the campus enrolls about 5000 students, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

As with all of the ITESM campuses around Mexico, the University's mascots are the Borregos Salvajes. Its American Football team now competes in the Premier League of the CONADEIP. The football stadium they use is named "El Hoyo Azul" (The Blue Hole).

History[edit]

The library.
American football and soccer field. View from the rooftop of the building "Aulas 1".
  • 14 November 2002

The first stone is placed, being this ITESM Campus number 33.

  • 1 August 2003

The campus is opened.

Academics programs[edit]

High school[edit]

  • Bilingual Program
  • Multicultural Program
  • International Program

Master programs[edit]

  • Architecture
  • MNU - Masters in Architecture and New Urbanism
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Communication and Journalism
  • Law
  • Education
  • Engineering and Science
  • Business and Management
  • Health
  • Electronics and Information Technology

Major concentrations[edit]

Major concentrations are academic programs that provide knowledge and skills in a particular area. Certificates are granted according to the chosen concentration.

Features: They are optional for the student. They comprise four or five subjects that focus on a particular area. If desired, the subjects may complement the topics of main courses included in the curriculum of the student´s major. The concentrations offered in the ITESM-Puebla campus are:

  • Quality and production
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Automotive engineering
  • Applied robotics

Puebla's Technologic Park was recently opened. It formally started operations in January 2011.

Accreditations[edit]

  • Support Services Certification
  • SACS Accreditation
  • FIMPES

Following programs: Industrial and Systems Engineering Mechanical Manager Engineering Mechatronics Engineering Computer Technology Engineering

  • Socially Responsible Business
  • QEP (Quality Enhancement Plan)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Historia del Campus" (in Spanish). Tecnológico de Monterrey. 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2009-02-17.