Formation in social values in professional disciplines of university students

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


The formation in values is one of the fundamental requirements for the humanization of society, regardless of the academic level, social complexities require foundations on which behavior can be based, much more in the university environment, in which professional training is determined by a specific contribution from the practice of knowledge. The research aims to explain the formation of social values in the professional disciplines of students at the University of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Through the specific objectives: to identify the social values associated with professional disciplines; to relate social values to the professional formation experiences of university students; and to describe the experience of formation in values. The sample consisted of 100 students who studied Christian Social Ethics, of common core, and the approach was carried out under the inductive analytical method with a transactional design, since the data collection was done between the years 2022 and 2023. The results show that hierarchically the values associated with the professions were: Charity, truth, freedom and justice; and some of the words referred to were: honesty, transparency, responsibility, creativity, equality, service, help and coexistence.
Period21 Jun 2023
Event titleI Congreso Arquidiocesano de Educación Católica de Maracaibo: Hacia el pacto educativo global
Event typeConference
Conference number5
LocationMaracaibo, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic ofShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Social values
  • Social ethics
  • Students
  • University
  • Profession

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • General Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences(all)