Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Major in Computing and Information Systems

This program instills students with the ability to apply solutions to complex problems facing the industry, specifically by creating innovative projects that design and model computer processes.

This Major develops the ability to find and implement innovative solutions to complex problems of the industry, by working on projects involving problem modeling and the design of computational components, systems and processes.

The Major aims to prepare its graduates to become main players of the most important challenges of the XXI century, such as social networks, health, education, city planning, robotics, astronomy, networks of companies, finances, marketing and optimization.In all these domains the computer-based component has become fundamental and, often, the only enabler of significant advances and innovative solutions.

The program graduates will be able to work as researchers, developers or managers in computational science and technology projects, contributing and innovating in several domains, both in industry and academy.

Recommended Exploratory

  • IIC1005 Computing: Science and Technology for a digital world

This course allows students to gain an overview of the areas of study of the Major in Computing and Information Systems.

Associated Depth Minor

  • Scientific and Technological Foundations of Computing
  • Data Science and Analytics

Employment prospects

The graduates of Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Major in Computing and Information Systems will be trained to model complex problems and design and implement systems, processes, components and computer programs to perform in various industrial and research fields.

Program Director

“This major gives you the tools to become a developer, researcher or manager of modern computer technology”, Yadran Eterovic Solano.


Computing Track: Este track facilita la continuidad con el Título de Ingeniero Civil de Computación.

Information Systems Track: Este track facilita la articulación con el Título de Ingeniero Civil de Industrias con Diploma en Ingeniería en Tecnologías de la Información.

Contact: majorcomputacion@ing.puc.cl

This recommended curriculum is subject to modifications in accordance with current academic planning at the time of course enrollment. Stay informed as to the most recent updates to the Academic Plan.