The program of Computer Science and Technology was founded in 1993, and the first batch of full-time undergraduates were enrolled in 2005, which is one of the undergraduate majors with the longest history and the strongest comprehensive strength. In 2016, it was designated as a specialty of the "Three Special Actions Plan" by Chongqing Municipal Education Commission. In 2017, it was awarded the project of national first-class program construction; in 2019, it was awarded the project of Chongqing first-class program construction; in 2020, it was awarded the project of national first-class program construction.
The program of Computer Science and Technology is oriented to the demand of information industry talents in Chongqing, based in western China, facing the whole country. It aims to cultivate students with a well-rounded development of moral, intellectual, physical, aesthetic, and labor, with good humanities and social sciences, with the basic theory, basic methods, and basic skills related to computer science, with the mainstream platform of application software development, database design and management, project management and operation and maintenance and other engineering skills, and with the knowledge and skills learned to solve practical and complex engineering problems. They are able to apply their knowledge and skills to solve complex engineering problems and are competent to work in software development and testing, technical support, and technical service in enterprises, institutions, and social organizations.
The program of Computer Science and Technologyis enrolled in a major category ofComputer Science. During the first year, students sign up for fundamental courses according to the curriculum. In the second year, students choose to study the courses from either the program of Computer Science and Technology or the program of Internet of Things Engineering.