History and Faculty
The program of Visual Communication Design was founded on the degree program of Decoration Art Design in 1998. In 2004, the CQUE and the Chongqing Normal University started jointly to offer the Bachelor's Degree Program in Art Design. The program is a university-level key program, and its faculty members have been selected into the first batch of Art Design Teaching Teams and Decoration Art Design Teaching Teams in Chongqing. In 2013, the CQUE set up the Visual Communication Design Bachelor's Degree Program, and now it has been selected into the 4th batch of distinctive programs by CMEC.
The program has a strong faculty. Among the 14 faculty members, there are 3 professors and 6 associate professors, with senior academic titles accounting for 69% of the faculty. There are 9 teachers with master'sdegrees or above,including a doctoral candidate at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. There are two teachers selected as young and middle-aged backbone teachers in Chongqing, another awarded the title of Excellent Female Gardener in Chongqing, and three visiting scholars in Florence, Italy.
Facts and Honors of the Program
The program of Visual Communication Design is oriented to the local economic and social development of Chongqing, adheres to the school running characteristics of the CQUE, emphasizes the school running orientation of training application-oriented talents, and takes service design and new media information interaction as the main research direction. A talent training mode of "integration of art and industry" has been established for the program. The faculty of the program have been selected into the first batch of Art Design Teaching Teams and Decoration Art Design Teaching Teams in Chongqing. In 2013, the CQUE set up the Visual Communication Design Bachelor's Degree Program, and now it has been selected into the 4th batch of distinctive programs by the CMEC. The School has established several practical teaching bases with Yichan Technology, Chang'an Design, Chen Mahua, and other enterprises. Over the past five years, students majoring in this program have participated in National Book Design Art Exhibition, College Student Advertising Art Competition, Chinese College Students Advertising Art Festival Academy Award, Tomorrow Design Grand Prix, Design Star (Future Star), National College Student Graphic Design Exhibition, National College Student Art Exhibition, and other national competitions, and have won more than 80 awards. They have also participated in Chongqing University Student Art Creative Design Competition, Chongqing University Student Art Exhibition, and other provincial and city-level competitions, and have won more than 150 awards