School of Arts
The School of Arts has seven majors, namely Building Decoration Engineering Technology, Interior Art Design, Advertising Design and Production, Animation, Apparel and Accessories Design, Apparel Design and Technology, and Music Education. At present, there are more than 1,300 students in this comprehensive School with a complete range of art majors. The School possesses a team of professional teachers with high-level technical skills who have won such honorary titles as "Golden Pointer Award", "Top-notch Teacher", "Inheritor of Intangible Cultural Heritage", etc. The School has invested more than RMB10 million in equipment to build a "National Culture Inheritance and Innovation Education Base" to meet the needs of advanced design concept, exquisite technological process and enterprise production mode, which consists of five sub-bases: Textile Technique Training Base (autonomous-region level demonstrative training base), Building Decoration Engineering Technology Training Base (autonomous-region level demonstrative training base), National Craft Product Design and Research Center, Art Education Training Center, and Creative Culture and Media Training Base.
Over 30 years, the School has always grasped the spiritual pulse of traditional and modern culture, adhered to the educational concept of combining inheritance and innovation, and cultivated more than 10,000 interdisciplinary art talents for the society. The works of teachers and students have been awarded repeatedly in various design competitions both at home and abroad. The initial employment rate has remained above 95% for many years. Graduates have been widely recognized and praised by all walks of life.
Building Decoration Engineering Technology
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate high-end skilled professionals who are capable of independently engaging in building decoration effect performance, room space design, construction management of building decoration engineering, quality acceptance of building decoration engineering and budgeting of building decoration engineering for enterprises and institutions specialized in interior and exterior building decoration, ornamentation, exhibition planning, etc. This specialty will equip students with good professional ethics and career development foundation, basic theories and professional knowledge of building decoration, and professional abilities in building decoration engineering design and construction.
Initial Job Offers: building decoration construction technician, building decoration construction supervisor, design assistant, construction drawing drafter, calculation effect drawing maker, building materials salesman, etc.
Career Development Prospects: building decoration project manager, building decoration project management, interior designer, design director, etc.
Advertising Design and Production
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate "quality, managerial and innovative" interdisciplinary technical talents with sustainable development ability for enterprises and institutions specialized in advertising, film and television media production, publicity, publishing, newspapers and magazines, etc. This specialty will provide students with good professional ethics, work attitude and code of conduct, basic theories and professional knowledge of advertising design and production, advertising design creativity, planning, production and other professional skills and application ability, excellent CAD software application ability, advertising and decoration design and production technology, and strong practical ability, innovation ability and expressiveness, all of which enable students to independently engage in advertising design, graphic design, packaging design.
Initial Job Offers: assistant of graphic designer, assistant of product modeling designer, assistant of advertising planning, photographer, art editor, etc.
Career Development Prospects: graphic designer, product modeling designer, art design director, furnishing designer, project planning director, product R & D Manager, etc.
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate skilled professionals with high comprehensive quality in animation design and production for related jobs in film and television, animation enterprises and other enterprises and institutions. This specialty will help students obtain good professional quality, team spirit and innovation consciousness, basic knowledge and theories needed for two-dimensional animation creation of film and television, knowledge of the principle and technical realization means of cultural creativity in animation industry, and ability in creativity, design and production of film and television animation and network animation.
Initial Job Offers: video compositing designer, video special effects designer, 3D animation producer, 3D model producer, shaders and lighting producer, game animation producer, illustration designer, special effects compositing assistant.
Career Development Prospects: creative planner, architecture roaming animation designer, game animator, video special effects compositor, planning director, game animation production instructor.
Potential Job Offers: planning director, game animation production instructor, etc.
Apparel and Accessories Design
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate interdisciplinary apparel technical and skilled personnel for apparel production and sales enterprises, apparel research institutes, apparel industry management departments and press and publishing agencies, etc. to engage in apparel product development, marketing, business management, apparel theory research, publicity and comment, etc. Through the study in this specialty, students can systematically master the apparel culture theory and apparel design principle, fully understand the latest trends, science and technology, technique and other knowledge in the field of accessories at home and abroad, obtain the theoretical knowledge and practical ability of apparel design, apparel structure technology and apparel management, and become well cultured and more skilled in apparel design technology.
Initial Job Offers: design assistant, pattern designer, apparel buyer, patternmaking assistant, seamer, cutter, quality inspector, apparel warehouse keeper, apparel merchandiser, apparel purchaser.
Career Development Prospects: designer, apparel and accessories designer, pattern maker, workshop director.
Potential Job Offers: design director, patternmaking room supervisor, production technology manager.
Interior Art Design
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate application-oriented high-tech professionals equipped with some art design theories and skills who can independently engage in interior and exterior decoration engineering, advertising and environmental design, construction and management and adapt to the front-line work of high-tech building decoration. This specialty can help students obtain creativity, artistic ability, business mind, computer graphics and budgeting ability of interior design, get familiar with building law and other regulations and theoretical knowledge of bioengineering, lighting, acoustics, etc., master the characteristics and development trend of building materials, become capable of communicating with customers effectively and skilled in using CAD software to present design scheme.
Initial Job Offers: interior design assistant, construction drawing drafter, calculation effect drawing maker, interior design service salesman, building materials salesman, furnishing design assistant, exhibition planning assistant.
Career Development Prospects: furnishing designer, interior designer, interior design project manager, construction manager, exhibition planning manager.
Apparel Design and Technology
Specialty Features: Mainly oriented towards the apparel industry, this specialty aims to cultivate "quality, managerial and innovative" interdisciplinary technical talents with good professional ethics, work attitude, code of conduct and sustainable development ability who can get involved in apparel design, apparel product patternmaking, apparel making, apparel production and management, apparel merchandising, etc. in the front line of design and production. This specialty enables students to master the basic theories and knowledge of apparel discipline, lay a solid foundation of humanities and engineering technology, become more accomplished in culture and art and better at aesthetic judgment, obtain the methods for designing apparel style, structure and technology and the process technology for apparel production, be able to independently complete the apparel design conception, effect drawing, basic pattern and grading and determine process technology and apparel making and be able to use CAD software proficiently to design apparel, master the structural performance and characteristics of main apparel materials and thus acquire the ability to select, identify and preliminarily develop apparel materials, gain the basic ability of apparel production management, market forecast and marketing, get familiar with the national and management department's guidelines, policies and regulations for the development of apparel industry, follow the development trend of apparel discipline and apparel industry.
Initial Job Offers: design assistant, patternmaking assistant, seamer, cutter, quality inspector, apparel warehouse keeper, apparel merchandiser, apparel purchaser.
Career Development Prospects: designer, pattern maker, sample maker, workshop director.
Potential Job Offers: design director, patternmaking room supervisor, production technology manager.
Specialty Features: This specialty aims to cultivate professionals with good music quality and teaching ability to meet the needs of socialist market economy construction and education reform and development. This specialty will provide students with good moral character, social morality and a healthy body, good teachers' professional quality and lofty ideal, a good command of knowledge on music theories and practices, good ability to sing and play the piano, a preliminary approach to playing an instrument, the development trend of music education, the ability to analyze, solve practical problems and carry out teaching research with the knowledge learned.
Initial Job Offers: music teachers of primary and secondary schools, music teachers of early education institutions, teachers of music arts training centers.
Career Development Prospects: enterprise culture publicity officer, music course consultant of early education institutions, culture and arts officer of trade union of enterprises and institutions, musical instrument salesman.
Potential Job Offers: event planner of cultural media organizations, program host, department manager of musical instrument sales company, music teaching and research personnel, music creator (producer).