Gloria Aranzazu

Length of program

9 semesters and 1 semester of work placement

Investment (semester)

$ 8.520.000 COP

Our Focus

The Bachelor in Basic Primary Education program at Universidad Icesi proposes understanding, committed and skilled professionals who seek better ways to pay special attention to the comprehensive development of children. To this end, the Bachelor program offers scenarios for understanding the different dimensions of development to nurture suitable and innovative educational initiatives and to take on a leadership role in students’ learning.

Institutional Accreditation

In 2015, the Ministry of National Education extended Icesi University the High-Quality Institutional Accreditation until 2021. This, in recognition to the University´s ongoing commitment in maintaining high standards of quality in the development of the functions of training, research and social outreach, as well as, administrative support work within the region and the country.

Why study Basic Primary Education at Universidad Ices

  • Graduates of the Basic Primary Education program develop skills which facilitate their understanding and analysis of human development by generating appropriate and innovative educational suggestions to promote different learning initiatives and nurture mathematical, scientific, and social thought in children.
  • Graduates of the program understand the role that art, languages, experience, links, and reflection play in educational processes addressed during childhood.
  • Graduates finish the program with a high level of proficiency in English as a foreign language.
  • The Bachelor Degree graduate at the university will have the opportunity to participate in the creation of public policies to draw attention to infancy and childhood.
  • The curriculum design of the program allows participation in other disciplines associated to the understanding of learning in areas such as natural sciences, mathematics, languages, and social sciences.
  • The Graduate of Basic Primary Education will use the professional skills required to combine Information and Communication Technologies (TIC) in creating learning environments in education settings.
  • The Graduate student will continue to pursue training in programs offered by the School of Education Sciences.
  • Students in the program will complete training practices starting the second semester to help them develop and apply skills in real environments.

Candidate Profile

The program is directed at students with a high intellectual curiosity, creativity, and that seek academic excellence, with the skills to analyze their surroundings and sensitivity toward diversity.

In addition, they should recognize great skills, sensitivities, and potentials in children, their individual development paces, and the very high possibility of offering educational suggestions that may contribute to a positive transformation in their lives.

Graduate Profile

The graduate of Bachelor in Basic Primary Education at Universidad Icesi is a professional in education who can identify and pay special attention to the linguistic, cognitive, aesthetical, affective, and social development in children. This knowledge will allow the graduate to create experiences for the learning and development of communicative, scientific, expressive, social, and emotional skills through the integration of pedagogy, curricular, didactic, psychological, disciplinary, and research knowledge.

Fields of Action

Graduates of the Bachelor in Basic Primary Education will be able to perform as:

  • Leaders in educational institutions (Principal, coordinator, director, etc.)
  • Coordinators for special projects to further development, coexistence, community integration, etc.
  • Educators in the public or private sector.
  • Authors or coauthors in educational books, linked to editorials of national and international importance.
  • Advisors or consultants in research initiatives or educational intervention
  • Advisors or consultants in topics to further childhood development


Formation lines
  • Idioms
  • Disciplinary expertise
  • Job
  • Science and humanities
  • Citizenship