Founded in 2008, The Software College of Zhongyuan University of Technology is one of the first batch of Demonstrative Software Institutes in Henan Province. At present, the Software Vocational and Technical College, The Department of Data Science and Technology, and Kunpeng Industrial College are united with the Software College (Software College for short). The Software College is a member of the China Software Industry Association Education and Training Committee, the National Demonstration Software League member unit, the deputy director of the Henan Software Industry Association Education and Training Committee, for the first batch of talent training model innovation test points and Excellence Program pilot unit.
The Software College has the major of Software Engineering. It started to recruit undergraduate students in 2008 and graduate students majored in electronic information in 2020.The Software Engineering , which has five research directions of network software development, mobile internet, financial software development, internet application and development optimization and data software development ,was approved as a national first-class undergraduate program in 2021.
The college is committed to first-class undergraduate education. Adhere to the combination of production and research, relying on the establishment of Kunpeng Industrial College with Huawei, the Zhongyuan Converging Media Technology Research Center with Henan Radio and Television, the Smart Medical Research Innovation Center with Neusoft, and the Sino-Irish Joint Research Institute for Software Engineering of ZUT with Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland, it has formed a unique high-quality application software engineering and large data engineering application talent training model.
It has big data laboratory, artificial intelligence laboratory and the innovation center for entrepreneurship and innovation practice opening laboratory platform. Emphasis on innovation teaching, the integrated practice teaching system of the multi-stage practical are constructed, As the guidance of the employment, the college Highlights professional characteristics, strengthens practical ability. The students have made remarkable achievements in discipline competitions and achieved 3 silver and bronze awards in ACM Asia Regional Competition, more than 50 national awards and 100 provincial awards since 2019.
The faculty team of software engineering is the distinguished team,the center of Experiment and Training is the demonstration laboratory, which has achieved many landmark achievements in teaching reform and teaching research.In recent years, it has been approved national new engineering construction and reform projects and provincial education and teaching reform research and practice projects. Carrying on the innovation and reform in the training mode of big data talents and the training mode of technical talents of Kunpeng Industrial College,a series of achievements have been made in media technology research, school-enterprise cooperation, provincial first-class undergraduate quality courses, online and offline hybrid first-class courses, and teaching materials for the 14th Five-year Plan.
The college stresses on school-enterprise corporation, which forms long-term cooperative relationship with Baidu, Neusoft Group, Henan Broadcasting System, Henan 863 Software Incubator Company Limited and more than 50 well-known software enterprises. More than 10,000 students have graduated from the college and the employment rate of every year reaches more than 95 percent, among them over 85 percent graduates are working on occupations concerning computer and software. Graduates of the college spread all over the medium-sized city of the country, and are widely acclaimed by many famous employers, such as Huawei, Alibaba, Baidu, Qihoo360, Netease, Ant Financial, Xiaomi, Meituan, Weidian and so on.