Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Theory of Social Systems, Pandemic and School Graduation: the Case of BUAP BRE, a Socio-Psychological Approach.
Juana Estela Maza Navarro, Laura Alicia Paniagua Solar, Aida Josefina Ortega Cambranis, Isabel del Rosario Stange EspĂ­nola, Citlalli Gamboa Esteves

This article presents the result of a case study about the degree obtention process of the first cohort of students of the Bachelor’s Degree of Renewable Energy Engineering (BRE) program of the Autonomous University of Puebla, which is based on the theories of social and historical-cultural systems. The objective was to identify and understand the most important situations and decisions that make it easier for young university students to complete vocational training careers. The functionalist method was used with a quantitative approach. The emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic increased late desertion to 97% in the 2013-2020 cohort.

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