A Brief Introduction
Shijiazhuang Information Engineering Vocational College is a national full-time vocational higher education institution originally as Shijiazhuang Finance and Economics School. On June 9, 1999, the former Shijiazhuang Finance and Economics School, Shijiazhuang No. 1 Business School, Shijiazhuang No.2 Business School, Shijiazhuang Finance and Trade Cadre School were consolidated into the Shijiazhuang Finance and Economics School (the four secondary specialized schools were founded in 1963 approximately). And in May, 2002, with the approval of the Government of Hebei Province and the registration in Ministry of Education, the Shijiazhuang Finance and Economics School was upgraded to Shijiazhuang Information Engineering Vocational College. In over 40-year course of development, the college has successively fostered more than 40,000 technical and managerial talents, and made a great contribution to the provincial economic construction and social development.
The college consists of south campus and north campus, and covers an area of 942,210 ㎡, of which the south campus is 836,775 ㎡, the north campus is 105,435 ㎡ and the floor space is 229,571.14 ㎡. The total value of fixed assets is RMB 570,000,000.00, and the teaching instruments & equipments are RMB 32,379,000.00. The college possesses 2,609 teaching computers, 276-seat multi-media language labs, 2,916-seat multi-media classrooms, one-thousand mb campus network system and a foreign language frequency modulation radio station. The college library maintains a collection of 323,555 volumes and 479,157 electronic books and documents, and the reading rooms can seat 1,984 people. The athletic fields cover an area of 55,378.28 ㎡, and the college has 1 standard stadium with 400-meter plastic track, 2 football fields (1 for lawn football field), 18 standard basketball courts, 11 standard volleyball courts, 7 badminton courts, 70 ping-pong tables (of wood, concrete and stone), 1 fitness square, and 1 sports aerobic room.
The college has set up nine departments and two programs. They are Department of Computer Science, Department of Software Engineering, Department of Economy & Trade, Department of Electronic Business, Department of Accounting, Department of Management, Department of Catering & Tourism, Department of Foreign Language, Department of Print, Program of Basic Courses and Program of International Education. And they can offer 34 specialties: Computer Application Technology, Computer Network Technology, Multi-media Technology of Computer, Software Engineering, Computer Science & Information Management, Electronic Information Engineering, Art Designs of Computer, Communication Technology, Accounting Computerization, Accounting, International Economy & Trade, Finance, Tax, Electronic Business, Marketing, Human Resources Management, Chain Business Management, Logistics Management, Secretary ( Direction of Office Automation), Applied English, Print Technology, Packing and Decoration & Computer Assist Designs, Printing Equipment & Technology (Direction of Packing Technology), Information Processing of Printing Image (Direction of Printing Business), Cooking Craft & Nutrition (Direction of Nutrition Analysis), Tourism Management, Business Administration and Hotel Management.
Currently, the college has an enrollment of 9,798 students, the full-time faculty of 482, the double-duty faculty of 89 and the part-time faculty of 88. Among the full-time faculty, 11 are professors, and 91 are associate professors. And among the young faculty, 46 have master's degrees, 82 have MA course-completion certificates, and 97 are postgraduates. Also 108 obtain the double-quality titles, and 1 obtains the honorary titles of “Young & Middle-aged Core University Teacher of Hebei Province” and “Young & Middle-aged Expert of Shijiazhuang City”. And some 52 teachers have separately joined various institutes and organizations, such as Chinese Commercial Accounting Institute, China Certified Public Accountant Association, Shijiazhuang General Chamber of Commerce, etc.
Since 2005, the faculty of our college has published 810 papers, of which105 papers are published in core journals. Since 2002, we have published 5 volumes of collected papers—"Education & Teaching Forum", and undertaken 44 items of all levels of scientific research subjects, as well as 61 kinds of self-edited teaching materials with 25 published.
The college actively develops the international exchanges and cooperation. Approved by the Hebei Department of Education, we have developed the Chinese-foreign cooperative education programs with overseas colleges or universities like U.K. Reid Kerr College.
The college has complete training or experimental facilities. Presently, the college has 71 training or experimental labs with an area of 32,760.58 ㎡, and the total values of equipments are RMB 18,720,000.00. We have stable off-campus training base for each specialty, and the existing bases amount to 61. And we have established solid college-and-enterprise corporative relationship with Jinlixiang Electronic Engineering Corporation, Hebei Aerospace Hi-Tech Corporation, Shijiazhuang East City Plaza Corporation, Hebei Beifang Printing Technology & Machinery Research Institute, Hebei Guangda Certified Public Accountant Office, Qinhuangdao Grand Hotel, etc.
Up to now, we have set up National Vocational Skill Appraisal Institute, Hebei Electron Industry’s Special Work Vocational Skill Training Base, Electronic Business Engineer Training & Appraisal Institute, ATA Authorized Test Station, etc., and they can appraise 23 kinds of works. In our college, 42 teachers have obtained the appraisal qualifications for related 49 professions and works. Our college has been evaluated as the “Top Ten National Vocational Skill Appraisal Institute”, “Advanced National Vocational Skill Appraisal Institute” and “Outstanding Electronic Commerce Vocational Training & Appraisal Institute”.
The college actively serves the local economy, and holds various vocational technical trainings for institutions, organizations and enterprises, as well as the continuing education for on-the-job employees. Furthermore, the college undertakes the continuing education, accounting computerization training and computer technology training for the accounting personnel in municipal finance system, and the training and test of provincial accounting computerization, national public servant examination and computer rank examination (for professional technical title). From 2005 to June 2007, the people trained by our college amount to 10,146.
Our college has been awarded the titles of “Provincial-Level Civilized Unit”, the “Advanced Experimental School in the Key Project of ‘The Tenth Five-year Plan’ of National Educational Development”, “Vocational Education and Adult Education Advanced Unit of Hebei Province”, etc.