Certification (obtaining the degree)

The degree represents the public recognition that the University Center of the Coast makes to the graduate of the Educational Program that has the knowledge and intellectual and ethical aptitudes to exercise a profession or degree with a sense of social responsibility.

To carry out the process of obtaining a degree requires the participation and collaborative work of the different university units that make up the campus.


Here are some of the instances involved in this process:

1. Degree Committee for the degree program established in accordance with the provisions of the General Degree Regulations.

2. Administrative support area of ​​the Degree Committee. Located in the Computer Engineering Degree Coordination

3. Coordination of School Control. Graduates Unit

4. Social Service Unit

5. Coordination of Certification


Diploma options of the Degree in Computer Engineering approved by the Certification Committee

 Outstanding academic performance


 Production of educational materials

Research and graduate studies

Thesis, and Reports



 1. Academic excellence

It is the automatic completion of a minimum global average of 95 (ninety five), passing a maximum of 10% (ten percent) of the subjects in extraordinary period.


 2. Outstanding grade point average

This modality allows the automatic obtaining of the degree by having completed a minimum global average of 90 (ninety), crediting all the subjects corresponding to a syllabus during the regular examination periods.



 1. Theoretical-practical global exam

It is the oral or written test that allows the assessment of knowledge acquired by students in their training to relate and apply to specific situations of their professional work, which will be on the general knowledge acquired and on the practical aspects of the exercise itself.


2. Theoretical global exam

In this modality, the intern undergoes an evaluation in relation to the specific curriculum of their academic formation; must support an oral or written exam, and will be on general areas of knowledge, group of subjects or basic foundations of professional practice.


 3. General exam of professional certification

This exam aims to establish to what extent the interns of the degrees for which the National Center for the Evaluation of Higher Education (CENEVAL) has general certification exams, credit the score and the academic level of excellence, according to the defined parameters in the center.


 4. Professional or technical-professional training exam

It is the defense or oral replication of a documentary or field research work that the intern supports in front of a jury, and which usually deals with the set of subjects or fields of knowledge that make up the curriculum of his program of study.


5. Verbal or written reply

It is the argument made by the supporter regarding a specific topic that will cover the set of subjects in the curriculum or on basic aspects of specific professional work.




 1. Guides commented or illustrated

They are pedagogical documents, of a guiding nature, whose objective is to facilitate the teaching-learning process based on the design of techniques, manuals, programs and procedures for the support of disciplinary contents of a specific course or subject program. These can be: texts, didactic, audiovisual or instructional prototypes for laboratory and workshop practices.


 2. Teaching pack

It is the product of an educational research which result is a material whose main function is to provide didactic support for a specific discipline.


 3. Pedagogical Proposal

It consists of the foundation of a project in which some innovation is presented in the pedagogical field. It can be referred to theoretical, methodological, instrumental, content, school organization, etc.

 Considering the way in which the courses have been proposed, the pedagogical proposal must be the logical result of its process; part of the teaching situation that is problematized and culminates with the formulation and implementation of the proposal.




 1. Courses or credits of masters or doctorate in Institutions of Higher Education of recognized prestige.

It consists in recovering the experience and knowledge of the master's or specialty studies, linking said process with the needs or problems of the degree where the holder is aspired. The application of this modality will depend on the academic credits of the postgraduate course and on the dispositions that the particular regulations of the University Centers establish. In any case, the researches and products that the intern will carry out in the postgraduate courses will be taken into account.


 2. Monographic update work

It is the study or publication that presents a global and integrating vision of the informative contents of a profession or professional field. It is translated into practical documents for professional counselors and must contain systematized data tending to the constant updating of materials and methods implemented in a career or specific area of ​​knowledge of the academic curriculum of the respective curriculum.


 3. Research seminar

It consists of work that, being elaborated individually or collectively, describes, characterizes or contributes preferentially to the solution of concrete technical and social problems. In any case, it will be an original proposal that bases, in theory and in practice, a complete research work corresponding to the objects of study referred to in the academic programs of the respective School or University Center.


 4. Seminar of qualification

It is the modality that is directed mainly to the academic personnel graduated from the University of Guadalajara, who has not obtained his professional or technical professional degree. It consists of a series of meetings in which during a brief period (three to six months), a general methodology and specific work techniques are established, which allow the intern to present documentary products, to which the same value is conferred. of a thesis.



2. Thesis

It is an unpublished research work, which will aim to present new knowledge, methods and interpretations on any aspect of a given social reality. In the field of design, the final product can be a project, a prototype or a model.


 3. Minor Thesis

It is a monographic work that can be done by bachelor or professional education interns of upper secondary level, whose professions require a degree for their exercise. The work must be written with a minimum length of 45 pages and a maximum of 60.


 4. Professional practicum report

It is the document in which the intern manifests what were the problems he faced in relation to the social and material demands demanded by the exercise of his profession and what were the measures implemented to resolve them or try to solve them, while representing an option to initiate diagnostic processes on the performance of its graduates in the professional task, as well as of adaptation and updating of the curriculum. To graduate through this option, the intern must accredit at least two years of professional practice.


 5. Social service report

It is the report that the service provider performs in order to explain what knowledge was acquired in their academic training applied and which were the new ones that they assimilated, as well as their suggestions for the best performance of the work done in the area of ​​secondment. In this process the results of the experience are gathered, both from the provider and from the place where he performed his social service.


All the options of this modality must be supported before a jury and the supporter must reply to the observations of the members of the jury.