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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION PROGRAM
COLOMBIAN HIGHER EDUCATION DATA SYSTEM CODE (SNIES): 90781
Approved by Resolution: 7527 of August 17, 2010
Degree: Criminal Investigation Professional
Duration: 9 semester

Program Description

Our Criminal Investigation Program is a nine-semester academic program that trains comprehensive professionals in Criminal Investigation. They will have the skills to resolve specific problems in this profession, fighting for injustice, impunity and any other crime using forensic sciences. Moreover, it responds to the challenge of supporting our legal system against crime, promoting research culture through open education with theoretical-practical bases in an environment of academic excellence, social responsibility and guided by the university's motto Science and Liberty.

The students will be subjects committed to serve and with vocation to serve. will They will be active and participative, create intellectual knowledge and expand work skills. Also, they will be dedicated to resolving problems and contributing with the country's development based on ideals of justice and respect.

Therefore, future graduates will be professionals with a social conscience that they must implement during their professional life, always with vocation of justice, service and social solidarity.

Furthermore, they will be responsible of their ethic duties with the society, the state and their own profession. Additionally, they will be creative, with a high sense of responsibility, solid scientific bases, critical thinking and social sensitivity, and will have a spirit of service respecting the national constitution and legal system.

Work Profile

In the public sector, Criminal Investigation Professionals can perform in public institutions like judicial police, a technical investigation team at the Prosecutor General's Office, Attorney General 's Office, and other institutions like prisons, the Colombian Armed Forces, the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensics Sciences, or analysts in public security companies, among others.

Also, they can perform in the private sector like insurance companies, private security companies, attorney's office or as private experts.

A University of Medellin Criminal Investigation Professional can be a valuable element for company activities based on specific knowledge to reduce or eliminate constant potential risks which the productive sector may be exposed to.

Criminal Investigation professionals have integrity and knowledge in informatics tools, economic and financial investigation techniques. Also, they have knowledge in photography, video, documentation, graphology, planimetry, dental science, forensic ballistics and risk administration. Also, they investigate natural resources and environment offenses, analysis of behavior and violent personalities, among others.

FLEXIBILITY

This program has three lines of emphasis where they work modern topics and a vanguard forensic world with modern and subjects. Each line of emphasis has three courses which are taken in seventh, eighth and ninth semester, granting a Criminal Investigation degree and bachelor degree in accordance with the line of emphasis they choose. Besides, these credits are admitted in higher education programs like a Master's in criminalistics and forensic science.

Scholarships and Incentives

University of Medellin academic and disciplinary regulations provides the following scholarships and incentives: Honor roll Scholarships, Excellence Scholarships, Academic Monitors; and Incentives for sports activities, culture and artistic activities, research activities and graduation projects.

Academic Program

Level 1

Written Expression

3

Sports or Culture Activities

1

Mathematics applied in Criminal Investigation I

3

General Theory of law

2

General Crime Law I

2

General Theory of Criminalistics

3

Technological Tools applied in Criminal Investigation I

3

Total Credits

17

 

Level 2

Institutional Science and Liberty Lectures

2

Mathematics applied in Criminal Investigation II

3

Criminalistics Laboratory I: Forensic Chemistry

2

General Crime Law II

2

Colombian and General Constitutional Law

3

Field criminalistics

3

Technological Tools applied in Criminal Investigation II

3

Total Credits

18

 

Level 3

Information and communications technology

2

Criminalistics Laboratory II: Forensic Physics

2

Special Crime Law I

2

Human Anatomy

3

Legal Procedures I

3

Human Rights and Constitutional Guarantees

3

Design and Reconstruction Virtual Tools for Criminal Investigation

2

Total of Credits

17

 

Level 4

Criminalistics Laboratory II: Toxicology

2

Special Crime Law II

2

Legal Medicine

3

Identification System I: Forensic Dentistry

3

Legal Procedures II

3

Investigation Methodology

2

Elective I

2

Total Credits

17

 

Level 5

Colombian and Cultural Anthropology

2

Statistics, Probability and Inference

3

Criminal Procedural Law

3

Identification System II: Lofoscopia

3

Forensic Photography and Video

2

Criminology

2

Elective II

2

Total Credits

17

 

Level 6

Law of Criminal Evidence: Rules of Evidence

3

Identification System III: Forensic Biology

3

Forensic Graphology

3

Forensic Anthropology

3

Forensic Topography

3

Intelligence

3

Elective III

2

Total Credits

20

 

Level 7

Forensic Facial Morphology and Spoken Portrait

2

Ballistic and Haplology

3

Forensic Documentation

3

Forensic Phycology

3

Criminal Investigation I

3

Economic and Financial Crime Investigation Technics

3

Line of emphasis I

2

Total Credits

20

 

Level 8

Practice

2

Informatics Law

2

Forensic Psychiatry

3

Ethics

2

Criminal Investigation II

3

Line of emphasis II

3

Total Credits

15

 

Level 9

Entrepreneurship Seminar

2

Orality: Investigator as a Witness

2

Transnational Crime

2

Economic and Financial Security

3

Cyber Crime Investigation

3

Line of emphasis II

3

Total of Credits

15

Grand Total

156

 

Contact

Dean in charge: Francisco Javier Valderrama Botero

Coordinator: Carlos Augusto Jaramillo Gutiérrez

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REGISTRO AUDIOVISUAL - PREGRADO INVESTIGACIÓN CRIMINAL EN MODALIDAD PRESENCIAL

SNIES code: 1512.
Qualified Record resolution: 2085 March 2010.
SNIES code 181243400000500111100. Qualified record. Resolution 3393 of December 23, 2003 Voluntary Accreditation of the Ministry of National Education.
Resolution 478 of February 6, 2006 the Ministry of National Education
Degree: Lawyer.
Duration: Five years.
Dean: Juan Carlos Vasquez Rivera.


- How can men and women be trained as free persons for the science?

- How is epistemologically the law founded?

- How the law is investigated?

- Which values and beliefs are the foundations for a lawyer education?

- How does the Law impact the common benefit development?

- With which technology is the Law developed?

- How does an attorney build the Law?


- Our Faculty has an excellent group of teachers with a strong moral and intellectual training; being honest in their professional practice; always interested in maintaining a respectful, friendly and permanent academic dialogue treatment between teachers and students, inside and outside the classroom.

- Because of the strength of its curriculum. The curriculum allows the graduate of the Faculty be a suitable professional because of his training and a very competitive professional in different areas of law. A flexible curriculum with fundamental core subjects, with emphasis and electives subjects; allows the student to advance to a double degree.

- Our aspiration is to help foster a research culture that transcends the academic level and inserts in a more dignified Colombia for every citizen in the country, by the serious teacher and students commitment in the various learning ways and law teaching.

- Our Faculty has 120 part-time teachers, 42 in plant, 16 of them dedicated to intellectual production and research.

- The teachers have enough technological resources and audiovisual aids for their classes.

- Because, we, the students, enjoy a campus that allows us to enjoy university life, in their comprehensive training and a deanship, whose function is to ensure student welfare and spiritual growth.

- The students enjoy different means of expression: the Journal of University Students and Channel U. We enjoy the complete institutional support for activities that allow us a deeply human personal and intellectual development.

- Because the research lines managers attitude is a teachers and students commitment with the new forms of legal education development, because we are aware that without this purpose is not possible to investigate the legal knowledge and without legal knowledge we can never keep talking about current science.

- There is a serious commitment to carry out a significant transformation in our educational content, our methodological models and our academic goals in order to achieve and devise a law that meets the country we live in needs.

- Because we are aware that we live in demands for justice and equity times.

- Our Faculty has great academic support, which give students a wide education from the experiences in training: study centers, theaters systems, specialized documentation centers, participatory classes, and the court hearing for practices in oral proceedings.

- We have a Legal Office, a Conflict Resolution Center and a Legal, political and social Research Center for the Faculty community service and social projection.

- Because as students we are conscious in the necessary involvement in solving our science imposed needs and therefore to answer to any kind of social injustice.

- Based on the above, the University of Medellin, Law Faculty, primarily promotes research and comprehensive training of the students.


The Law program intends to educate a professional

- With a social consciousness which should be developed through the Law, always vocation for justice, service and social solidarity.

- Responsible, with the ethical duties consciousness required for the society, the State and his own profession.

- Creative, with a high responsibility sense with a solid scientific foundation, critical mentality, social sensibility and service spirit oriented to the institutional motto: science and freedom.

- With the attitudes and abilities associated with the Law professional, ethical agent whose actions are regulated by the human values.

- Committed to the society interests and the State purposes, respectful of the Constitution and the entire legal system.

- Able to make decisions at different times and scenarios that are presented in his professional career.

- With capacities as analysis, synthesis, interdisciplinary and team work.

- Motivated towards his personal and professional growth in order to project a citizen excellent image.


The lawyer from the University of Medellin can perform as a

- Law counselor for public and/or private organizations.

- University teacher.

- Conflict pacific resolution negotiator.

- Independent litigator lawyer.

- A government judicial branch member.

- A public administration member.

- Legal-political and social problems researcher.

ACADEMIC COUNCIL THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDELLIN

AGREEMENT 45
of September 14, 2015
By which a new training program for law is adopted.

The Academic Council of the University of Medellin, in exercise of its statutory powers, and

CONSIDERING:

That since 2003 when began the process of accreditation of high quality, has worked continuously in the curriculum renewal program, gradually adopting the semestralización of the subjects included in the training plan.

That in accordance with the guidelines of accreditation of the National Accreditation Council CNA, the curriculum of an academic program at the university level should seek the student professional formation, in line with the program institutional mission and objectives.

That contemporary trend of curriculum entitlement programs, is towards half year usage as a valid element among others to support the mobility of students and teachers flexibility.

The training plan as described herein is flexible enough to keep it updated and to optimize the traffic of students in the program and the institution, offering alternatives from their aspirations and interests.

The new training plan recognizes and promotes and encourages interdisciplinary interaction of students and teachers of different programs and other areas of knowledge.

The new training program is relevant to the humanities, and emphasize specific subjects; the first will help the student reflection and criticality of human society, which must be regulated by law; the second will provide skills to settle legal disputes; and the third will form the student in a specific technical and legal defense in the areas of law, contributing to the legal certainty of society.

In accordance with the above structure should be adjusted curricular program to consolidate the accreditation processes and continuous improvement, and in accordance with social and legal reality, demanding direct intervention in the educational work duties.

That by virtue of the foregoing, the curriculum renewal, self-assessment policies and continuous improvement at the dynamic process axis that allows the agency to exercise permanent and specific actions,

AGREES:

Article 1. Purpose. Modify the structure of the training plan of the Law program, attached to the Faculty of Law and leading to a law degree, in semiannual mode.

Article 2. Training curriculum plan structure. The training plan of the Law program is composed by the subjects per semester in credit distribution and allocation, are as follows:

SEMESTER I

Weekly hours

Credits

Constitutional Law and State General Theory

5

3

Law Theory  I

5

3

Roman Law

3

2

People

5

2

Written expression

4

3

Free choice I

2

2

Sport sor cultural Activities.

2

0

TOTAL

26

15

 

SEMESTER II

Weekly hours

Credits

Constitutional Law II: Constitution Theory

5

3

Law Theory  II

5

3

Goods I: Property law theorical foundations.

5

3

Law and Economy

4

2

Ethics and professional responsibility

3

1

Free choice II

2

2

Science and freedom Institutional Lecture

2

2

TOTALES

26

16

 

SEMESTER III

Weekly hours

Credits

Colombian Constitutional Law I: Dogmatic Part

5

3

Criminal Law: Criminal Law fundamentals

5

3

Labor law principles and Laboral Contracting General Issues

5

3

Goods II: Property law and acquisition modes.

5

3

Legal hermeneutics

3

2

Free choice III

2

2

TOTAL

25

16

 

SEMESTER IV

Weekly hours

Credits

Colombian Constitutional Law II: Organic Part

5

3

Criminal Law:  Crime theory

5

3

Rights and obligations arising from the employment relationship

4

3

Law philosophy.

4

3

Public Finance

3

2

Public International Law

4

3

TOTAL

25

17

 

SEMESTER V

Weekly hours

Credits

Administrative Law Theory

5

3

Procedural Theory I: Procedural Law Institutions

5

3

Law Business Theory

5

3

International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

4

3

Investigation methodology

3

2

General Commercial Law

5

3

TOTAL

27

17

 

SEMESTER VI

Weekly hours

Credits

Colombian Administrative Law

5

3

Procedural Theory II: The process

5

3

Business Associations

4

3

Theory of Obligations

5

3

Special Criminal Law

5

3

Social Security

4

3

TOTAL

28

18

  

SEMESTER VII

Weekly hours

Credits

Civil and Commercial Contracts I

5

3

General Civil Litigation

5

3

Criminal Procedural Law

5

3

Emphasis line: Specific cycle

4

3

Company arrangement, Amendments and Termination.

4

3

Business Practice I

3

1

TOTAL

26

16

 

SEMESTER VIII

Weekly hours

Credits

Civil and Commercial Contracts II

5

3

Special Civil Litigation

5

3

Emphasis line II: Specific cycle

4

3

Procedural Administrative Law

4

2

Laboral Procedural Law

3

2

Business Practice II

3

1

TOTAL

24

14

 

SEMESTER IX

Weekly hours

Credits

Intestate Succession Basics

4

3

Emphasis line III. specific cycle

4

3

 Test Theory

4

3

Securities

5

2

Legal Office I

3

1

TOTAL

20

12

 

SEMESTER X

Weekly hours

Credits

Family and Juvenile Law

4

3

Testamentary sucessions

4

3

Emphasis line IV. specific cycle

4

3

Legal Office II

3

1

TOTAL

15

10

 

 Article 3.Requirements to study some subjects. The following academic prerequisites are established to study the subjects listed below:

 

 

SEMESTER II

PRE-REQUISITE

Constitutional Law II: Constitution Theory

Constitutional Law and State General Theory

Law Theory  II

Law Theory  I

 

SEMESTER III

PRE-REQUISITE

Goods II: Property law and acquisition modes.

Goods I: Property law theorical foundations.

Colombian Constitutional Law I: Dogmatic Part

Constitutional Law II: Constitution Theory

Legal hermeneutics

Law Theory  II

Labor law principles and Laboral Contracting General Issues

Goods I: Property law theorical foundations.

 

SEMESTER IV

PRE-REQUISITE

Colombian Constitutional Law II: Organic Part

Colombian Constitutional Law I: Dogmatic Part

Criminal Law:  Crime theory

Criminal Law: Criminal Law fundamentals

Public Finance

Colombian Constitutional Law I: Dogmatic Part

Rights and obligations arising from the employment relationship

Labor law principles and Laboral Contracting General Issues

Law philosophy.

Legal hermeneutics

Public International Law

Legal hermeneutics

 

SEMESTER V

PRE-REQUISITE

Administrative Law Theory

Colombian Constitutional Law II: Organic Part

International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Public International Law

Law Business Theory

Goods II: Property law and acquisition modes.

Procedural Theory I: Procedural Law Institutions

Goods II: Property law and acquisition modes.

 

SEMESTER VI

PRE-REQUISITE

Colombian Administrative Law

Administrative Law Theory

Procedural Theory II: The process

Procedural Theory I: Procedural Law Institutions

Business Associations

General Commercial Law

Obligations theory.

Law Business Theory

Social Security

Rights and obligations arising from the employment relationship

 

SEMESTER VII

PRE-REQUISITE

Civil and Commercial Contracts I

Obligations theory.

General Civil Litigation

Procedural Theory II: The process

Business Practice I

Have passed the VI semester basic subject related to the emphasis line

Company arrangement, Amendments and Termination.

Business Associations

 

SEMESTER VIII

PRE-REQUISITE

Civil and Commercial Contracts II

Civil and Commercial Contracts I

Special Civil Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Business Practice II

Business Practice I

Procedural Administrative Law

General Civil Litigation

Laboral Procedural Law

General Civil Litigation

 

SEMESTER IX

PRE-REQUISITE

Legal Office I

Business Practice II

 Test Theory

Procedural Theory II: The process

Securities

Civil and Commercial Contracts II

Intestate Succession Basics

Obligations theory.

 

SEMESTER X

PRE-REQUISITE

Testamentary sucessions

Intestate Succession Basics

Legal Office II

Legal Office I

Family and Juvenile Law

Civil and Commercial Contracts II 

Article 4. Curricular organization units. The Law program training plan subjects are grouped into the following units Curricular Organization Units UOC:
UOC. Criminal law
Criminal Law I: Criminal Law Foundations.
Criminal Law II: Crime Theory
Special Criminal Law
Total Credits 9

UOC. Private Law
Roman Law
People
Goods I: Property law theorical foundations.
Goods II: Property law and acquisition modes.
Law Business Theory
Obligations theory.
General Commercial Law
Business Associations
Company arrangement, Amendments and Termination.
Civil and Commercial Contracts I
Civil and Commercial Contracts II
Obligations theory.
Testamentary sucessions
Family and Juvenile Law
Securities

UOC Public Law
Constitutional Law and State General Theory
Constitutional Law II: Constitution Theory
Colombian Constitutional Law I: Dogmatic Part
Colombian Constitutional Law II: Organic Part
Administrative Law Theory
Colombian Administrative Law
Public International Law
International Law, International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
Law and Economy
Public Finance
Total credit 28

UOC Procedural Law
Procedural Theory I: Procedural Law Institutions
Procedural Theory II: The process
General Procedural Law
Special Procedural Law
Criminal Litigation
Laboral Litigation
Administrative Litigation
Test theory
Total credit.

OUC Laboral Law
Labor law principles and Laboral Contracting General Issues
Rights and obligations arising from the employment relationship
Social security

Total credits 9

UOC Humanities
Law Theory I
Law Theory II
Ethics and professional responsibility
Investigation methodology
Legal hermeneutics
Law philosophy
Total credits 14

UOC Business practices.
Business practice I.
Business practice II
Legal office I.
Legal office II.
Total credits 4.

UOC University of Medellin.
Written expression.
Sports or cultural activity.
Science and freedom institutional Lecture.
Free choice I.
Free choice II.
Free choice III.
Emphasis line I.
Emphasis line II.
Emphasis line III.
Emphasis line IV.
Total credits 23.

Paragraph. The emphasis lines or specific cycle constitute curricular flexibility, comprehensive training and support to the vocation of job performance of the student. The emphasis lines should attended in four semesters, each subject consisting of three (3) credits.

Article 5 The lines of Emphasis. It is established as a requirement for attending the emphasis lines or deepening subjects in the program semesters VII, VIII, IX and X, the chosen line basic subject in the VI level, in this way

UOC Criminal Law: Special Criminal Law.
UOC Private Law: Theory of Obligations
UOC Labor Law: Social Security
UOC Public Law: Colombian Administrative Law.
UOC Humanities: Law Philosophy.
Each line will have a deeper process module and a legal argument module.

Article 6. Succession of lines of emphasis. The emphasis line, specific cycle I, has a successive design; who enrolled in the first, you must take the specific cycle II, III and IV of it. The subjects studied in a line can not be recognized or approved to qualify for another; the change involves attend it from the beginning.

Paragraph. Previous study and approval of the Curriculum Committee, the the Faculty Council is authorized to determine the subjects that make up the emphasis lines.

Article 7. Free choice subjects. The elective courses make a flexible training plan, can be registered from the first semester and integrate the three subjects offered by other programs, under the direction of the Department of Social and Human Sciences.

Article 8. About the the training plan cross elements . They are cross-training plan elements which are independent from those subjects that are part of the training plan activities. They are: The comprehensive training; the investigation; the development of communication skills; knowledge of a foreign language, and the use of technological tools.

Article 9. Knowledge of a foreign language. To obtain the title of lawyer, the student must demonstrate knowledge of a foreign language, with a score of seventy-two (72) points over one hundred (100) in the overall result of the test MELICET or equivalent for other languages, or ten (10) levels completed in the Language Center of the University.

Paragraph 1. The test must be certified by an institution of recognized standing and international reputation. For the recognition of the evidence presented in other institutions, the Language Centre of the University conducted a verification test that allows the certified results confirm the general knowledge of the language.

Paragraph 2. An exception to the completion test certification verification are the tests issued by the Institute Colombo Americano.

Article 10. Sports or cultural activities. The students must take a sports or cultural activities at any level of the program, offered by the Sports Groups and Artistic and Cultural Development, lasting one semester.

Article 11. Transitional Regime. The Faculty Council draws up a transitional regime for students to re-enter the program, or for those who, as such, applying to study the subject taken in the training plan that regulates herein.

Article 12. Requirements for the title. To obtain the title of lawyer, the student must have passed all the training plan credits, proof of knowledge of a second language, have submitted a thesis or monograph, or to have met the practice of judiciary; approved five preparatory grade exams; presenting the evidence "SABER PRO" in the terms established by the ICFES, and take the course of Business Protocol.

Paragraph. The system of preparatory grade exams shall be issued by the Faculty Council.

Article 13. Duration, time and modality. The program studies law at the University of Medellin will last for ten semesters served day shift on mixed day shift.

Article 14 title given. Met the requirements, the organization awards a law degree.

Article 15. Term. This agreement is valid from the date of issue and shall apply to those entering or re-entering the program from the first term of 2016.

Communicate and comply

Given in Medellin in the session hall of the Rectory, fourteen (14) days of September two thousand and fifteen (2015).

NÉSTOR HINCAPIÉ VARGAS JUAN FELIPE HERNÁNDEZ GIRALDO
President General Subsecretary

 

 

 

 

Código SNIES: 103032

Una sólida formación psicológica construye un profesional íntegro y competente, capaz de afrontar los nuevos retos de la sociedad, aportando adecuadas y novedosas soluciones desde la psicología y sus ciencias auxiliares.

El programa de Psicología mantiene su compromiso de aportar a la solución de problemas sociales y de salud de la población colombiana, y por ello ofrece a la comunidad el pregrado de en Psicología como una contribución al desarrollo de las ciencias sociales.

En tal sentido, el Programa de Psicología se orienta en diversos campos de acción con alta pertinencia social en las áreas educativas, sociales y comunitarias, organizacionales, clínicas y jurídico-forenses, las cuales posibilitan la formación integral de profesionales comprometidos con la solución problemas y la promoción del desarrollo humano.

El Programa  de Psicología la Universidad de Medellín,  se caracteriza por tener una estructura disciplinar sólida, lo que le permite tener frentes de desarrollo en la interdisciplinariedad, lo mismo que tendencias multi-transdisciplinarias, cuya finalidad se orienta hacia el desarrollo de las competencias y la capacidades en los estudiantes para comprender y transformar la realidad social, aportar al desarrollo humano sostenible y propender por el avance de la ciencia psicológica.

Título a Expedir

El título que se otorgará a aquellos estudiantes que hayan cursado el programa y aprueben todos los requisitos de grado de forma satisfactoria y cumplan con los respectivos requisitos de grado, es el siguiente:

 

Psicólogo.

Los requisitos generales que permitirán acceder al título de psicólogo de la Universidad de Medellín, son los siguientes:

- Aprobar las asignaturas del programa, con una calificación mínima de 3.0, en la escala de 0.0 a 5.0.
- Presentar, sustentar y aprobar el informe de práctica y/o de trabajo de grado.
- Cumplir con las demás normas de la Universidad para el otorgamiento de título de Psicólogo.

En este orden de ideas, se puede apreciar  claramente que el título que se otorgará, al cual se viene haciendo referencia, tiene una plena correspondencia con la denominación del Programa propiamente dicho y, obvio es decirlo, según se desarrollará más adelante, con los distintos temas que componen el respectivo contenido curricular.

 DOCUMENTOS IMPORTANTES

  • Competencias:  PDF
  • Perfiles Generales del Graduado:  PDF
  • Perfiles definidos según Prácticas Profesionales:  PDF
  • Potencial para el Empleo:  PDF
  • Rasgos Distintivos:  PDF

  • Para información del valor del Pregrado, por favor dirigirse a la Sección de Admisiones y Registro.
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