Recently, 25 majors of Beihang University were selected into the first-class undergraduate major construction list announced by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 17 of which are at national level and 8 of which are at Beijing municipal level.
Four new majors, including IntelliSense Engineering, Virtual Reality (VR) Technology, Cyberspace Security and Intelligent Aircraft Technology, were also approved successfully. It is noteworthy that Intelligent Aircraft Technology is a new major incorporated into the Catalog of Undergraduate Majors of Ordinary Institutions of High-level Learning.
Up to now, a total of 36 national-level and 8 Beijing municipal-level majors of Beihang University have been selected into the first-class undergraduate major construction list. Giving full play to its exemplary role, Beihang University will further enhance the development of all majors, innovate the talent cultivation model, promote curriculum reform, and improve the education quality by training teachers and strengthening the construction of teaching organizations at the basic level.
In 2019, the Ministry of Education launched the “Double Ten-Thousand Plan” for the construction of first-class undergraduate majors, aiming at comprehensively revitalizing undergraduate education, improving the talent cultivation ability of colleges and universities, and realizing the intensional and sustainable development of higher education. It is planned to build about 10,000 national-level and 10,000 provincial-level first-class undergraduate majors from 2019 to 2021.
Reported by Lian Ruomu
Reviewed by Cao Qinghua
Edited by Jia Aiping and Lyu Xingyun
Translated by Li Xueru and Lyu Xingyun