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Chengdu University of Arts and Science

Introduction to Chengdu University of Arts and Science

Chengdu University of Arts and Science is an undergraduate university in Sichuan Province, founded in 1999. The school was formed by the merger of the Sichuan Normal University School of Culture and Communication and the Sichuan Normal University International Business School established in 1999. In 2004, it was approved by the Ministry of Education as an independent college. In 2014, the Ministry of Education approved it to be transformed into an independent undergraduate college. The school has two garden-style campuses, Jintang and Honghe.

The school takes “implementing holistic education, creating evergreen institutions, and cultivating a happy life" as its development vision, and its goal is to build a modern application-oriented university with holistic education as its distinctive feature. The school adheres to the school motto of "broad-text, rationality, honour and perseverance"; pursuing the school-running philosophy of "humanities and science nurture morality, truth-seeking, inclusiveness, and advancing with the times"; adhere to "founding a school that students are satisfied with, and cultivating students who are satisfied with society" The purpose of running a school; abide by the education and teaching evaluation standards of "whether it is conducive to the overall development of students, whether it is conducive to the development of students’ personality and specialties, and whether it is conducive to the sustainable development of students"; according to Mr. Tao Xingzhi’s motto, "what students are required to do, faculty Do it by yourself; ask students to learn the knowledge, faculty and staff learn together; ask students to observe the rules, faculty and staff abide by the rules of conduct for faculty and staff. The school adopts an autonomous management mechanism, a talent-based employment mechanism, a student-oriented evaluation mechanism, a top-down service mechanism, an innovative incentive mechanism that first supports and then standardizes, and a teacher growth mechanism that combines introduction and training Establish and improve the modern university system, based on the immersive humanistic development model, draw on high-quality education resources at home and abroad, and cultivate the understanding of arts and sciences, freedom of thought, and truth-seeking. Modern and high-quality applied talents who are kind, possess both political integrity and ability, openness and tolerance, and have a sense of happiness.

The school conforms to the wave of China's higher education reform and develops well and quickly. The school currently has 10 majors including literature, economics, management, law, science, engineering, art, teaching, medicine, agriculture, etc., 66 majors; 18 teaching units, 8 scientific research institutions; 1 Sichuan talent Training model innovation experimental zone, 1 outstanding engineer education training plan; 3 provincial-level quality courses, 2 provincial-level teaching teams, 3 provincial-level applied demonstration majors, 2 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 3 provinces Off-campus practice education base for college students, 7 provincial education and teaching reform projects, and 34 national and provincial quality engineering projects approved.

The school has a strong faculty, with a team of scholar-type, expert-type, and double-qualified teachers. Among the 980 full-time teachers, 10.7% are senior professional titles, 20.5% are associate senior professional titles, 8.4% are teachers with doctoral degrees, and 53.6% are teachers with master's degrees. In the past five years, the school has undertaken 194 provincial and departmental-level projects and other various topics at all levels, published 65 monographs (translation), textbooks, published 584 academic papers, and won 318 scientific research achievement awards. Sichuan Province Philosophy and Social Sciences Popularization Base-"Calligraphy Art and Social Sciences Popularization Base" settled in the school.

The school actively explores the talent training model, and is committed to cultivating high-quality applied talents with extensive professional knowledge, strong practical ability, and innovative spirit. Established the Fortune 500 companies such as "Industrial & Commercial Bank Of China", "CISCOSYSTEMS", Allianz Group of Germany, Danmax Global Logistics of Italy, Wibro Information Technology of India, etc. The world's four largest accounting firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and CCTV have in-depth cross-industry and cross-industry cooperation. Gradually form applied talent training models such as "school-local cooperation", "school-enterprise cooperation", "combination of work and study", and "front store and back school".

The school uses the power of the party to unite young students, integrates party building work and ideological education into campus culture, and implements a full-person education. The school has established a "1+7+N" inner-party education and training system to give full play to the function of party building and educating people, condense the vast majority of students under the party's banner, and improve the ideological and political quality of teachers and students. The innovative achievements of the school’s party building work have won three awards for outstanding achievements in party building and ideological and political work in private colleges and universities across the country. The school party committee has successively won the honorary titles of the national excellent organization unit for the network training of college cadres, the advanced grassroots party organization of Sichuan colleges and universities, the outstanding service party organization of Sichuan colleges and universities, and the advanced collective of ideological and political education for college students in Sichuan Province. The school takes the construction of campus culture as the starting point and implements quality education. There are 116 student clubs, and the school environmental culture system has been created at multiple levels through the construction of campus science and technology culture, community culture, aesthetic education culture, literature and art culture, media culture, life and ecological culture. The school has built a quality education teaching system, supported by curriculum construction, and aimed at leading to learning, forming distinctive characteristics of quality education. The quality education series of textbooks "General Science and Technology for College Students", "Introduction to Chinese and Western Culture", "College Students' Professional Quality and Life Planning", and "Selected Readings of Classics" compiled by the school have been widely recognized by the society.

The school's general admissions admission score ranks among the forefront of similar colleges and universities in Sichuan Province, and the student employment rate has always remained above 95%, and it has been awarded the title of advanced unit of employment by the Ministry of Education for many times.

The new era is writing a new chapter. Under the guidance of the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and Xi Jinping’s socialist thoughts with Chinese characteristics in the new era, the school is working hard to overcome difficulties and forge ahead with a high-spirited attitude and a spirit of hard work. Whole person education strives hard for a modern application-oriented university with distinctive characteristics!