On December 24, 2019, the Ministry of Education issued the Notice of the General Office of the Ministry of Education on Publishing the List of National and Provincial First-class Undergraduate Major Construction Sites in 2019 (Jiao Gao Ting Han  No.46), and Computer Science and Technology and Software Engineering of our school are selected as the First Batch of National First-Class Undergraduate Major Construction Sites.
The School of Computer Science and Technology began to recruit undergraduates in 1988. And we won the Provincial Key Discipline in 1996, the Brand Specialty in Hubei Province in 2008, the National Characteristic Specialty in 2010, the Excellent Engineer Training Program and the Provincial Specialty Comprehensive Reform Pilot in 2013, the National Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center in 2014, the National Computer Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center in 2015, the Provincial Famous Teacher Studio in 2018, and the Hubei Provincial Teaching Achievement Award for three consecutive years (1 first prize and 2 second prizes).
Our school is selected as one of the National First-class Undergraduate Major Construction Sites, which fully affirmed the efficiency of specialty construction and personnel training in our school. In the next stage, with the principle of fostering virtue through education, we will further make use of the advantages of computer science, combine the characteristics of iron and steel metallurgy of WUST, and cultivate high-quality applied computer talents with all-round development of morality, intelligence, physique and beauty, solid basic theory, reasonable knowledge structure, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, practical ability and international vision. Besides, we will base on industry, serve Hubei Province and face the whole country to build ourselves into a first-class specialty leading in the province and having great influence in China, and play a leading role in demonstration.