The College of Arts and Science of Hubei Normal University was established with the approval of the Ministry of Education in 2003. It is a full-time general undergraduate university with the right to award bachelor's degrees. It is jointly organized by Hubei Normal University with the introduction of social capital in accordance with the new system and mechanism.
The university who covers an area of 1,018 mu with a building area of 360,000 square meters,located at No. 666, Jinshan Avenue East, Huangshi Economic and Technological Development Zone, Hubei Province.The total value of teaching and scientific research equipment is over 57 million yuan. The library has a collection of 1.2 million copies of paper books and 3.2 million copies of electronic books. It has 46 laboratories and training rooms.And there are more than 100 practice bases inside and outside the campus with perfect teaching and living facilities. With convenient transportation, elegant environment and rich teaching resources, the university is an ideal place for further study and edify sentiment.
The university enrolls students from 16 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, with a total enrollment of 11,300 full-time students. It offers 32 undergraduate majors and 20 Higher Vocational majors. It has formed a coordinated development of multiple disciplines layout which take electronic information and modern service management as the key construction, teacher education as the highlight construction. Among them, electronic Information engineering and English education have been approved as the first-class major construction point in Hubei Province, and the course of English teaching method for children has been approved as the provincial first-class course.
In order to adapt to the development of emerging industries, continue to promote the cooperation between government, school, industry and enterprise,and facilitate the integration of industry and education,meanwhile sufficiently give full play to the function of colleges and universities in serving society, industry and enterprise, the university has in-depth cooperation with many government and enterprise, such as Huangshi Development Zone, Tieshan District Government, Dongfeng Motor Company, Tencent Company, Beijing Tianrongxin Technology Group, etc. In association with them jointly established the College of New energy Automobile Industry, Tencent Cloud Big Data Industry College, Tianrongxin Network security Class, etc., with the specialty of new energy automobile technology, data science and big data technology, computer application technology, software engineering, information security technology application, etc. In recent years, it has won 6 employment and education projects of the Ministry of Education and 5 production-education cooperative education projects. The characteristic construction level of production-education integration and education education ranks among the top of similar universities in China.
The university attaches great importance to the construction of teachers and vigorously implements the project of "strengthening the university with talents". The university have built up a teaching staff with both integrity and ability and a reasonable structure. There are more than 630 teachers, including 275 with associate senior titles and 546 with master's degrees or above. In the past three years, the school teachers have undertaken more than 200 teaching and research projects at all levels,and won one item third prize of the 8th Hubei Higher Education Achievement Award.
The university adheres to the school-running purpose of "Party building as the soul, education as the base, quality as the foundation, safety as the goal, service as the first, standard as the responsibility", and strives to build an application-oriented personnel training system integrating knowledge, ability and quality. The rate of graduation remains above 90%. Among the independent colleges in Hubei Province, the rate of postgraduate entrance examination, the rate of junior college students' promotion to higher education, and the satisfaction rate of employers are all in the front rank. According to preliminary statistics, more than 70 graduates have obtained Doctor's degree. The university encourages and supports students to participate in external science and technology competitions, and the students have achieved excellent results in a number of subject competitions.
The university sufficiently gives play to the education function of the campus culture, the campus culture construction of the university is effective, the social service ability has been steadily improved, the strength and education level of the university has won wide praise from all sectors of society. The university has won the first prize of Outstanding achievements in Party Building and Ideological and Political work in national private colleges and universities, the Special Prize of Party Building Achievements in Private colleges and universities in Hubei Province, the second and third prizes of outstanding achievements in campus culture construction in colleges and universities in Hubei Province. It has been awarded honorary titles such as "Advanced Grass-roots Unit of Ideological and Political Work of College Students in Hubei Province", "Advanced University of Funding Work of College Students in Hubei Province", "Advanced Unit of Conscription Work of colleges and universities in Hubei Province", "Garden Unit of Huangshi City", "Civilized Unit of Huangshi City", "Civilized Campus of Huangshi City" and so on. In 2018, as the athletes' Village of the 15th Games of Hubei Province and the performance unit of the opening ceremony of the Provincial Games, the school actively served the 15th Games of Hubei Province, and was awarded second-class merit by the CPC Huangshi Municipal Committee and the Municipal government.
Stick to the original intention and mission,persist in educating people for the Party and cultivating talents for the country.During the 14th Five-Year Plan period, the University will rely on the construction of "beautiful campus, green campus, smart campus, cultural campus and safe campus", take the "Party construction project, quality project and talent project" as the starting point, "rooted in Huangshi, integrated into Wuhan city circle, facing Hubei, radiating to the whole country", and strive to build itself into a local application-oriented university with "first-class in the province, well-known in China and distinctive characteristics".