School of Life Science and Engineering contains 3 disciplinesincludingScience, Engineering and Agriculture, 4 undergraduate majors ofBiological Engineering, Biological Technology, Biological Science and Gardening,and 2 first-level discipline master’s degree grantingprogramsof Biology and Ecology, applicable for students of Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry and Ecology majors.
The school is a key provincial technological platform and an important unit of cultivation project of PhD students for special purposes. It has many scientific research institutions such askey lab of Urban Pest Control and Ecological Safety, Insect Research Institute of SYU, Biological Resource Development and Application Research Institute of SYU, and Civil Fermentation Technology Research Institute of SYU, etc.
With ahigh qualityfaculty, the school has 1 doctorate degree supervisor, 13 master’s degree supervisors, 1 national model teacher, 1 academic leader of Liaoning Province, 2 backbone teachers of LiaoningProvince, among which 31% areprofessors, 41% have doctorate degrees.It has 40 graduates and 850 undergraduate students.
The school puts great emphasis on teaching, deepens teaching reform, and positively explores new teaching methods and modes, and the quality of teaching isgraduallyimproving. It has 1 key supportingmajorof universities of Liaoning Province, 1 pilot major of comprehensive reform of Liaoning Province, and 1 provincial-level quality course. In recent years, with the improvement ofstudents’theoretical knowledge and practical skills, the percentage of mater’s degree applicants maintains 20-40%. Students have won many prizes in National University Student “Challenge Cup” Contest, national-level mathematical modelingcompetitionsand English contests.