Artificial intelligence and big data dominate the 111 new undergraduate degree programs that will be offered by universities in Jiangsu, according to a bulletin released by the Ministry of Education recently.
35 universities in China will start to offer undergraduate degree programs in artificial intelligence, including Nanjing University, Southeast University, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, and Jiangsu University of Science and Technology.
As far as AI is concerned, Nanjing Agricultural University focuses on the development of modern agriculture and smart agriculture. Nanjing University of Information Engineering focuses on intelligent weather forecasting. Southeast University lays emphasis on the practical application of engineering.
Cyberspace security, big data and robotics engineering also rank foremost in the new undergraduate degree programs that have been approved by the Ministry of Education.
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology will offer undergraduate degree program in Disaster Prevention and Reduction Science and Engineering. Nanjing Special Education Teachers College will start to enroll students majoring in music therapy. Wenzheng College of Soochow University will enroll students majoring in aviation service art and management.
In the meantime, 11 undergraduate degree programs in Jiangsu are cancelled. They include marketing with Nanjing Medical University and industrial design with Nanjing Arts University.