Universidade de Caxias do Sul

Introduction

Universidade de Caxias do Sul - UCS is a Brazilian higher education institution characterized for being an institution that belongs to the community. Its activities cover directly the Northeastern region of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, which is located in the southernmost part of the country. It is part of Fundação Universidade de Caxias do Sul, which is an affiliate member of "Consórcio das Universidades Comunitárias Gaúchas" - COMUNG (an association joining community higher education institutions in the state of Rio Grande do Sul); a member of "Associação Brasileira das Universidades Comunitárias" - ABRUC (an association joining community higher education institutions in Brazil) ; of the "Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Brasileiras" - CRUB (the Council of Presidents of Brazilian Universities); and to the "Fórum das Instituições de Ensino Superior Gaúchas" (Forum of Higher Education Institution in Rio Grande do Sul).

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Internationally, UCS is a member of the "Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa" - AULP (Association of Portuguese-speaking Universities); the "Organização Universitária Interamericana" - OUI; and the "Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria" - RLCU (Latin-American Network for University Cooperation), among other.

Founded in 1967, Universidade de Caxias do Sul is the oldest university in the region. It was built upon a collective effort of the community and it is still run according to the commitment and engagement of different segments of society who believe in higher education as a source for social development. They are represented in the board of directors of the supporting Foundation by public authorities - from city, state and federal level - and by entities representing civil society groups.

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Mission and Guiding Principles

The mission and guiding principles that guide the action of Universidade de Caxias do Sul in its different fields of activity result from a broad participatory process involving all the academic community beaconing the action plans of the institution for the next ten years, thus ensuring its own and unique identity.

Focus

Knowledge

Vision

To be essential to the sustainable development in terms of knowledge.

Mission

To produce, systematize and socialize knowledge with quality and relevance to sustainable development.

Principles

  • Respect for People - People will always be valued and respected as individuals and citizens.
  • Social Responsibility - The common asset will be the criterion guiding the actions of the University.
  • Institutional Eligibility - UCS will seek a permanent qualification of its staff, structure; organizational processes as well programs and actions.
  • Prevalence of Institutional Interest - The institutional interests should superimpose the individual ones, ensuring the coexistence in diversity.
  • Innovation - The quest for scientific innovation, technological and cultural cooperation should guide the actions of the institution.
  • Local and Global Inclusion - The University will seek a simultaneous participation in the local, regional, national and international plans.
  • Democratic Management - The University will promote the democratic experience by seeking the participation of the academic community in the planning and management processes.
  • Commitment to the Environment - The University should promote and take part in actions that contribute to sustainable development with the ultimate goal of preserving life.
  • Autonomy - The University will preserve the necessary educational and scientific, administrative, disciplinary and financial and asset management autonomy to ensure the fulfillment of its mission.
  • Sustainability - The University will seek economic, social and environmental sustainability through an efficient and effective management.
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This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese

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Bachelor

BA In Tourism

Campus Full time 4 years March 2017 Brazil Caxias do Sul

Tourists and their movements; management of tourism businesses; hospitality relations in tourism and leisure; public management, planning and socio-economic, cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. [+]

Presentation The University of Caxias do Sul is a reference in the field of Hospitality and Tourism in Brazil, having been a pioneer in offering Superior Hospitality Course (1978). Over more than three decades of experience in the field, the University of Caxias do Sul added new courses and initiatives within the hospitality and tourism, encouraging the evolution of this sector that has now, in Minnesota, one of the country's centers of excellence . The UCS also stands out for being one of the first institutions to produce and make available through its publisher (EDUCS), a collection of scientific works dedicated to this area of ​​knowledge. Study object Tourists and their movements; management of tourism businesses; hospitality relations in tourism and leisure; public management, planning and socio-economic, cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. playing field Agencies and tour operators, transportation, lodging, leisure and events, restaurants and similar public agencies and cultural centers, consulting and advisory firms in the area of ​​creation and analysis of tourism projects. What does the professional Acts entrepreneurially in the management and operation of companies and public agencies of tourism and hospitality, plans and promotes tourism in cultural (museums, churches, monuments, memorials and the like), develops and implements products and urban and rural tourist itineraries, creates and analyzes tourism projects and works in consulting. [-]

Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time 5 years March 2017 Brazil Caxias do Sul

Research, planning, design and management issues related to triad man / environment / development. Private enterprise, public, local, state and federal agencies, both in the implementation of projects, plans and preventive actions and / or depleting the environmental impacts from human activities and the activities of supervision. Consulting and advisory services. Studies, develops and uses ... [+]

Environmental Engineering Research, planning, design and management issues related to triad man / environment / development. Playing field Private enterprise, public, local, state and federal agencies, both in the implementation of projects, plans and preventive actions and / or depleting the environmental impacts from human activities and the activities of supervision. Consulting and advisory services. What does the professional Studies, develops and uses specific technologies to reduce the negative effects of human action on the environment. Conducts studies of environmental impact and preserving the quality of water, air and soil. Prepare and implement plans, programs and project management of water resources, sanitation, waste treatment and recovery of contaminated and degraded areas. It deals also with the practice of sustainable development. Course objectives The Environmental Engineering course aims to form a professional able to predict, analyze and address the environmental impacts caused by human action, being able to offer solutions to prevent or minimize their adverse effects on the environment, and manage, plan and execute actions related the triad: society, economy and environment. Profile engresso Given the profile outlined for all graduates of the University of Caxias do Sul for which should converge the training process of the different courses of this institution; Engineer formed by the Environmental Engineering course at UCS should have solid training both in the areas of basic knowledge, as in the areas of vocational training. These general characteristics should assign specific responsibilities to apply, develop and enhance knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary both to promptly meet current social needs through technical and scientific order interventions, and to empower yourself facing new demands stemming from socio-environmental changes. Importantly, the understanding of environmental phenomena are extremely complex and interdependent. The diversity of actions that trigger adverse effects to the environment has demonstrated the need to expand the attributes of Environmental Engineer, including preventive interventions, beyond the merely remedial. Therefore, academic training Environmental Engineer shall allow their participation in the studies of environmental characterization in susceptibility analysis and natural environment vocations, in the preparation of environmental impact studies, in proposing, implementing and monitoring mitigation measures or environmental actions preventive urban and rural character. Given this profile, the professional should be able to holistically analyze the environmental impacts caused by human action, thus being able to plan, propose, evaluate, design and operate solutions that avoid or minimize adverse effects to the environment. [-]

International Trade

Campus Full time 4 years March 2017 Brazil Caxias do Sul

The International Trade was created for students pursuing an interdisciplinary training. With an interest in history, geography, culture, languages, economics, administration, law, logistics and finance. Students proactive, curious, interested in knowing what lies beyond the borders of their city and their country, willing to take risks and open to different cultures and different ways of seeing the world. Students are able to ... [+]

International Trade Administrative processes management at the international level and the inclusion of organizations in the world market. World citizens The International Trade was created for students pursuing an interdisciplinary training. With an interest in history, geography, culture, languages, economics, administration, law, logistics and finance. Students proactive, curious, interested in knowing what lies beyond the borders of their city and their country, willing to take risks and open to different cultures and different ways of seeing the world. Students are able to learn and undertake. There is a vast field of action for professionals in the area, suitable for the most different profiles of students. This involves technical area, such as customs clearance and logistics; the negotiating area with respect to the purchase and sale of goods abroad; the financial district, banks; the public sector, as customs tax; entrepreneurship as an international business manager; as advisor to international relations institutions such as universities and institutions to support the industry and trade; among other possibilities. The market requires professional openness and receptivity to accept other cultures and other ways of doing business. Have knowledge of English and preferably a third and fourth languages. Ethics and responsibility are also important features, as international affairs are governed by practices in good faith, but also analytical capacity to understand the different situations. Demand is also professional will append and constant updating, trade rules change constantly and very professional and need to be catching up forever. Playing field Public and private institutions and consulting firms, national and international level. What does the professional Manages the business activities of a company internationally, identifies business opportunities and takes care of the import and export processes. [-]

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Contact

UCS

Address Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas 1130
Caxias do Sul 95070-560, Brazil
Website http://www.ucs.br/
Phone +55 54 3218-2100