This school aims to train high-level application-oriented professionals with profound cultural and theoretical knowledge, high attainments of artistic creativity and great capability of art design, and to lay a solid foundation for them to work in the fields of media, information industry, commercial culture, product research and development departments and cultural and art design institutions.
The school has four teaching and research divisions, one art and design experiment center, and a library with a reading room. Centering on people oriented education concept and based on the requirements of socisty, the school constantly improves its structure of subjects to cultivate competent applied talents.
The department offers study programs at 2 levels:
1. Undergraduate program in visual communication design, environment design, and products design.
2. Three-year programs in decoration arts design, dyeing arts design, decorative arts design, visual arts design, computer arts design, and television animation .
The department has a staff of 65 teachers, including 12 professors and associate professors, 47 of the teachers hold masters or doctorate degrees.