Facens

Introduction

The Sorocaba Engineering School (FACENS) is the first higher education institution of the sector founded in Sorocaba. Maintained by the Sorocaba Cultural Association for Technological Renovation (ACRTS), it is considered to be a nonprofit and philanthropic Federal Organization certified by the National Welfare Council. Subsequently, it offers numerous grants to students who have socio-economic needs. The organization also invests all of its profits in the College, making FACENS an educational center that is growing constantly. It currently offers eight courses: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Mechatronics, Chemistry, Production Engineering and Technology in Digital Gaming, as well as graduate courses and specializations. Its level of education is recognized throughout the job market, generating extremely high percentages of graduate employability (average of 94% over the past eight years). FACENS has outstanding professional and academic faculty as well as a great infrastructure, supported by well-equipped and technologically advanced labs. These are decisive factors for the recognition of the educational programs the College develops, and, more specifically, for the quality of professionals who graduate here.

Mission and Goals

The Sorocaba Engineering College (FACENS) mission is: "To be a model for innovation and to graduate trained citizens who are happy, responsible, entrepreneurial, and capable of creating technological solutions that transform society."

Goals

FACENS programs aim to:

  • Stimulate cultural creation and development of a scientific spirit and reflective thinking;
  • Train graduates in different fields of knowledge, who are qualified to enter the professional sectors and participate in the development of Brazilian society, helping it to continue to grow;
  • Encourage research work and scientific research aimed at the development of science and technology and the creation and dissemination of culture, and thus develop the understanding of man and the environment;
  • Promote the dissemination of cultural, scientific and technical knowledge that compose the heritage of mankind, and to communicate knowledge through teaching, publications or other forms of communication;
  • Encourage the desire for constant cultural and professional development and provide opportunity for achieving it, integrating attainments from each generation in a systematic intellectual structure of knowledge;
  • Foster awareness of problems of the current times, particularly national and regional ones, provide specialized services to the community and establish a reciprocal relationship with it;
  • Promote broader interaction by opening participation to the general population, aiming to disseminate the achievements and benefits that result from cultural creation and scientific and technological research generated in the institution.
This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Brazil)

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Programs

This school also offers:

BSc

Chemical Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2018 Brazil Sorocaba

The aim of a FACENS of Chemical Engineering Program is to train skilled engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative vision. [+]

The aim of a FACENS of Chemical Engineering Program is to train skilled engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative vision.

A Chemical Engineer engages in the development processes for the production of various industrial-scale products in the following sectors: food, cosmetics, biotechnology, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, cement, cellulose and paper, nuclear, paints and varnishes, polymers, environment, among others.

The program is structured to meet the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. It provides solid scientific and professional training that qualifies the engineer to assimilate and develop new technologies of economic, social and environmental aspects in an ethical and humanistic manner.... [-]


Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2018 Brazil Sorocaba

The aim of a FACENS Computer Engineering degree is to contribute and meet the demands of society in the applicable areas, as well as to commit to sustainable development of the region and country. [+]

The aim of a FACENS Computer Engineering degree is to contribute and meet the demands of society in the applicable areas, as well as to commit to sustainable development of the region and country.

The objective of the program is to train and prepare computer engineers to meet relevant professional requests with critical, creative and innovative vision through solid basic, general and humanistic training associated with specific vocational training.

Professional profile A Professional Computer Engineer must have the ability to solve practical problems of their area by applying appropriate models to real-life cases. A Computer Engineer should be able to develop concepts and adapt to new situations found in a real environment. ... [-]

Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2018 Brazil Sorocaba

The Mechanical Engineering program aims to contribute to meeting the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. [+]

The Mechanical Engineering program aims to contribute to meeting the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country.

The aim of the program is to train skilled engineers to meet the various relevant professional requests with critical, creative and innovative vision through solid basic, general and humanistic training associated with specific vocational training.

Professional profile Professional Mechanical Engineers should have a solid technical and scientific training that enables them to develop and assimilate new technologies, stimulating their critical and creative role in identifying and solving problems. ... [-]

Bachelor

Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2018 Brazil Sorocaba

FACENS Civil Engineering Program aims to train engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative view. The program trains professional who are able to apply skills and expertise in the areas of Construction, Structures, Geotechnical, Roads and Transportation, Sanitation and Environment. [+]

FACENS Civil Engineering Program aims to train engineers to meet different professional requests with a critical, creative and innovative view. The program trains professional who are able to apply skills and expertise in the areas of Construction, Structures, Geotechnical, Roads and Transportation, Sanitation and Environment.

The program is structured to meet the demands of society in applicable areas, as well as to contribute to sustainable development of the region and country. It provides solid scientific and professional training that qualifies the engineer to assimilate and develop new technologies of economic, social and environmental aspects in an ethical and humanistic manner.... [-]