Introduction to the School of Art
Giving full play to the cultural industry advantages and location advantages (such as Malan Shan Cultural and Creative Industry Park, the World’s Media and Art Capital-- Changsha, the large and powerful cultural Hunan province), supported by the special characteristics of information technology of our university, and based on the environment of Big Arts and New Modern Media, the school makes efforts to promote the interdisciplinary integration of various courses in the Arts and strives to cultivate high-quality application-oriented artistic talents with sound morality, healthy mentality, physical fitness as well as professional solidity and cultivate the all-round development of morality, intelligence, body, beauty and labor. Six majors are provided for undergraduates, including Environmental Design, Visual Communication Design, Digital Media Art, Musical Performance, Broadcasting and Hosting, Dancing Performance, and four majors for junior college students, including Art Design, Dancing Performance, Musical Performance, Broadcasting and Hosting.
The school has a dedicated, professional and energetic faculty, more than 90% of whom graduate from top art colleges or “Double-First Class” initiative universities domestic and overseas. It has engaged a group of professional elites and well-known scholars as Visiting Professors from Hunan Opera and Dance Theatre and Hunan Broadcasting System. The college established a modern, digital and integrated training center, which matches with the first-rate modern media and enterprise nowadays. The training rooms include 400 square meters all-media Interactive Studio, Digital Audio Workstation, Design and Media Comprehensive training room, Engineering Drawing training room, Dancing training room, Digital Piano room, Piano training room, Concert Hall (under construction), etc. The college has founded the mechanism of school-enterprise cooperation and education with more than 300 enterprises, such as Litchi APP, Hunan Mango Youjia Company, Hunan Mango Future Film and Television Media Company, Hunan Huaxun Decoration Design Co., Ltd., Hunan Educational Television and Changsha Political and Law Channel, etc.
In recent years, the college has continuously updated the talents cultivation model of “learning, innovating, performing and competing”. It has won more than 200 items of awards one after another, such as the first prize in Hunan Provincial Classroom Teaching Competition, the first prize in “Designing Contest of teachers and students of universities in Hunan province”, the first prize in “Art Exhibition of University students in Hunan Province”, the first prize in “Hunan Youth Culture and Art Festival Recitation”, the golden prize in “Vocal Musical Performance”, and many awards in piano performances, instrumental music performances.
Facing the future, the college will continually innovate the personnel cultivation mode and make great efforts to establish a first-class Art College with distinctive features. It will consciously take on the mission and responsibility of soul-building, integrity and innovation. It will cultivate students with culture and aesthetics, in accordance with the school’s goal of “to establish world advanced technical university with Chinese characteristics”.