Shenyang City University (SYCU), approved by the State Ministry of Education, is a full-time higher education institute providing undergraduate programs. SYCU, originally known as Technology and Engineering College of Shenyang University, was found in 2001. SYCU is located in Shenyang Green Island Forest Park, covering more than 690,000 square meters with building area of 280,000 square meters. SYCU now offers 36 undergraduate programs covering 7 disciplines including Science, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Economics, Management and Art to the current 9,795 registered students from the national enrollment target areas of 21 provinces (municipals and autonomous regions). The university now has 10 education units, including School of Intelligent Engineering, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, School of Journalism and Communication, School of Television Media, School of Language and Culture, School of Hotel Management , School of Business ,School of General Education, School of Marxism and School of International.
The strategic goal of SYCU is building a characteristic application-oriented higher education institute with international perspective and extensive application of information technology, facing the future of the city and serving the municipal development. SYCU takes cultivating students’ integrity and improving their practical skills as primary duty and responsibility. The university advocates unity, diligence, earnestness and passion. Unity means harmony, diligence creates efficiency, and earnestness ensures disciplines while passion brings happiness. Motto of SYCU is “I believe I can”, an attempt to consolidate students’ confidence and enthusiasm, inspiring them to take on responsibility and to succeed.
SYCU believes that faculty with high academic qualifications is the warranty for students’ success and a major step to becoming a firs-class application-oriented university in China. SYCU conscientiously implements faculty development programs, in which a number of teachers are dispatched to study overseas while renowned experts and scholars from other universities are invited to give lectures. Owing to the unceasing efforts in the last 10 years, the university now takes pride from a teaching staff excel both in teaching and practice, and with rational title structure, age structure and teacher-student ratio. The university also upholds such professional ethics for teachers as loving, devoted and good at teaching.