Minors

Universidad San Francisco de Quito offers the following degree minors

College of Biological and Environmental Sciences

The subspecialization is aimed at undergraduate students of the Biotechnology degree. The opportunity to acquire a subspecialization in Microbiology at the...

The opportunity to acquire a subspecialization in Microbiology at the undergraduate level is offered for COCIBA students who wish to focus their knowledge on...

This subspecialization offers students the opportunity to acquire multidisciplinary knowledge related to the biological sciences. Students will receive courses...

Biotechnology is a discipline that develops new knowledge and products that impact the progress of areas such as medicine, agriculture/livestock, environment...

This subspecialization offers students the opportunity to acquire multidisciplinary knowledge related to the biological sciences. Students will receive courses...

College of Communication and Contemporary Arts

The Advertising Subspecialization offers an excellent combination of subjects for other programs such as Communication, Design, or Marketing; however, students...

The Subspecialization in Communicational Graphic Design aims to provide complementary training related to the field of design in the areas of Advertising...

The Dance subspecialization is open to all USFQ students and introduces the student to the body practices of a dancer, a practice that includes technical...

The Digital Animation subspecialization allows the student to know the bases of 2D and 3D animation, to understand how to create animated characters and...

To complete this minor, the student must pass six subjects in the area of ​​Cinema related to Documentary Cinema. It is a theoretical-practical minor that deals...

This subspecialization is made up of six subjects from the field of ​​Screenplay cinema and film studies. The minor is directed towards the analysis of films...

The sub-specialization is aimed at those who want to understand the world of fashion design from its most technical bases. It will help individuals understand...

This minor is directed to all USFQ students and is made up of 6 subjects from the Cinema field including film techniques. Its purpose is obtaining a practical...

The Subspecialization in Illustration and Sequential Art seeks to promote drawing and painting with figurative/narrative content and its application to the...

The journalism subspecialization is aimed at all USFQ students, with the exception of journalism students. It is approved with a total of six subjects, two...

Organizational Communication A

In the Organizational Communication A subspecialization, the student seeks to understand the theoretical and practical bases...

This subspecialization is intended for students of any USFQ program who have an interest in the photographic image as an element of communication, in the...

The Subspecialization in Sports Journalism is aimed at all USFQ students, including Journalism students. It is approved with a total of five subjects, three of...

The Theater subspecialization is intended for all USFQ students who wish to approach the world of theater from multiple perspectives and with an emphasis on...

The Video Games Subspecialization is aimed at students from all USFQ programs who wish to acquire the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to design video...

This subspecialization is intended for all USFQ students and offers students from other majors who are interested in the Visual Arts the opportunity to...

The Subspecialization in Web and App Development is aimed at students from all USFQ careers who wish to acquire the knowledge, skills, and basic abilities to...

College of Sciences and Engineering

The subspecialization emphasizes the study of technological processes for the improvement of production and productivity in the agricultural area, in the...

The subspecialization in the area of ​​Chemical Engineering is aimed at students interested in completing their professional training with the foundations of...

The subspecialization in the Chemistry field is aimed at students interested in completing their professional training with specific knowledge related to the...

The objective of this subspecialization is to allow people who are not from the Systems area to have the opportunity to learn about computing to a greater...

Currently, an engineering project cannot be conceived in which there is no strong component of electrical and electronic technology. This subspecialization is...

The Environmental Engineering Subspecialization (INA) is aimed at students interested in acquiring knowledge and developing skills involving environmental...

The subspecialization in the Food Engineering field is aimed at students in programs related to other engineering or related fields such as Chemistry...

This minor is mainly intended for POLYTECHNIC students. However, those students from other Academic Schools may complete this minor, taking into account that to...

The subspecialization in the area of Mathematics is aimed at students of any program who wish to strengthen their knowledge in mathematics and integrate it into...

The Mechanical Engineering subspecialization offers the development of aptitudes, skills, and knowledge in the fields of energy management, machine and/or...

In this subspecialization, the student acquires advanced concepts of basic and fundamental physics, such as Quantum Mechanics, Thermal Physics and Statistics...

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

The subspecialization in Anthropology is a complement for students of various programs who wish to develop a deeper knowledge about cultural diversity...

This subspecialization is open to students from all USFQ Academic Colleges who are interested in gaining a broad understanding of art history. Students...

The subspecialization in Creative Writing has four main objectives: 1) To develop in students a theoretical and applied knowledge of the field of literary...

This minor is open to all USFQ students. Are you a student of art, music, engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, computing, or in some other USFQ program...

This minor is intended for all USFQ students. The English sub-specialization fosters different skills, among which writing, oral expression, and analysis stand...

The COCISOH subspecialization in History is aimed at students from different programs who are interested and passionate about continuous communication between...

The objectives of this subspecialization are:

  • To become familiar with what International Relations are.
  • To know who the most important actors in...
  • The subspecialization in Literature has three main objectives:
  • To train students with initial but significant knowledge of the history of western literature...

The subspecialization in Philosophy aims to offer the vision of philosophy so that the student can use the language, history, and discourses of this discipline...

Political science focuses on how we, as human beings, govern ourselves. Its main topics have to do with the forms, relationships, and power structures that we...

Would you be interested in learning more about human behavior? This subspecialization is for you. With this subspecialization you will learn about different...

This subspecialization aims to provide the student with the theoretical and conceptual foundations of sociology and the methods that sociologists use to...

The interdisciplinary sub-specialization in English-Spanish translation allows students to develop competencies and skills in both languages ​​to use...

College of Music

This subspecialization is aimed exclusively at CoM students in the Music and Sound Production or Musical Arts programs with an specialization in Contemporary...

This subspecialization is aimed at students from all USFQ schools (with the exception of the CoM), who want to learn about the use of audio equipment and about...

This subspecialization is aimed at USFQ students from all schools (with the exception of the CoM), who wish to start or improve their musical knowledge and...

This subspecialization is aimed exclusively at CoM students studying Music and Sound Production or Musical Arts with a specialization in Composition for...

This subspecialization is aimed at students from all USFQ schools (including the CoM), who want to learn about business, industry and music management.

 

This subspecialization is aimed exclusively at students of the CoM who are part of the Musical Arts program (any plan of study), who wish to learn and/or deepen...

College of Law

The Subspecialization in Business Law is intended for students of the LAW career, and aims to introduce students to a specialized curriculum that encourages the...

The Minor in Criminal Law is aimed at strengthening knowledge in specific areas that have to do with crimes of an economic nature, such as financial, tax...

The minor in Environmental Law is intended for those studying for a degree in LAW, and offers a broad vision of the existing instruments and mechanisms, both in...

The fundamental objective of the Human Rights sub-specialization offered by the College of Law is to introduce students to the discussion of some fundamental...

College of Administration and Economics

Economics is present in all human activities. All human activity engages within an economic system in which it seeks to coordinate with other activities. The...

The Business School offers the subspecialization or minor in Insurance to respond to the growth potential of the insurance industry in the country. This minor...

College of Hospitality, Culinary Art, and Tourism

The Hospitality subspecialization provides a specialized focus in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Since 2014, the tourism sector generates...

Tourism is one of the most important economic activities in the world, it contributes 10% of the world GDP and generates 1 out of every 11 jobs. In addition, in...

College of Health Sciences

A good nutrition is a fundamental element of good health; this is achieved with a sufficient, balanced diet, combined with regular physical exercise.

The...