There are four undergraduate majors in the School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics including Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Project Management and Traffic Engineering, with over 1700 undergraduate students and more than 1700 graduate students. The School arranges an academic staff member for each undergraduate class as the academic advisor, who provides all-around guidance for students’ study, life and career planning.
The School adopts advanced teaching materials as well as teaching methods and even adopts bilingual or all-English teaching in some important courses. We continuously strengthen internship and practical training, and encourage participations for College Student’s Science and Technology Innovation Project. Outstanding students can enter research groups and join in scientific research from early grade, and some of them can acquire the exam-free recommendations for a graduate program.
Civil Engineering has passed the specialized educational evaluation organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development in 1997, 2003, 2008 and 2013 respectively, and Engineering Management has passed the evaluation in 2005, 2010 and 2015 respectively. Transportation Engineering has passed the engineering education professional certification organized by the Ministry of Education in 2011 and 2014.
Engineering Mechanics is a national first-class featured major. The Engineering Mechanics Teaching team is a recognized national teaching team by the Ministry of Education. Civil Engineering major is among the first pilot majors of the National Excellent Engineer Education Plan in China. The School has built four national-level engineering practice education centers with China Construction Third Engineering Bureau, China Railway Bridge Bureau, China First Metallurgical Group and Wuhan Urban Construction Group. Both Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics are brand majors in Hubei province and Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics disciplines are key disciplines of Hubei Province.
The School has 2 National Quality Courses and 8 High Quality Courses of Hubei province. Several teaching achievements have won the first prize and the second prize of teaching achievement in Hubei province.