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Finance Major of School of Economics Selected as the National First-Class Undergraduate Major Construction Site

(Correspondent: Zhao Na) A few days ago, 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 specialty construction sites in 2020 ([2021] No.7), officially announced the list of double ten thousand plan (national and provincial first-class undergraduate specialty) construction sites in 2020, and 21 majors of Nankai University were selected as the national first-class undergraduate specialty construction sites Among them, the finance major set by the School of Economics was selected successfully. This is the third major selected after economics and international economy and trade were selected as the first batch of national first-class undergraduate major construction sites in 2019.

Since the Ministry of Education issued the notice on the implementation of the double ten thousand plan for the construction of first-class undergraduate majors in April 2019, the School of Economics has attached great importance to promoting the construction of first-class undergraduate majors, focusing on comprehensively improving the level of specialty construction and the ability of cultivating top-notch innovative talents in new liberal arts. In October 2020, our university launched a new round of application and selection of first-class undergraduate specialty construction sites. The School of Economics actively cooperated with the organization of application, deeply analyzed the application policies, carefully sorted out the professional advantages, scientifically formulated the selection criteria, and finally selected the finance major to participate in the evaluation of national first-class undergraduate specialty construction sites.

At the beginning of the founding of Nankai University, based on President Zhang Boling's school running philosophy of governing the country by culture, strengthening the country by reason, and enriching the country by business, He Lian, the founder of Nankai economics, set up banking finance course in business. In 1949, Nankai University set up the Department of finance, which is one of the first four universities in China to set up the Department of finance. It has trained and trained a large number of top-level talents in finance, such as Yang jingnian, Tao Jikan, Li Jianchang, Liang shangmin, etc. In 1958, the national discipline adjustment, finance was merged into Hebei University of Finance and Economics (Tianjin University of Finance and Economics). In 1993, the Department of International Economy and Trade of Nankai University set up the research direction of finance major, and resumed the enrollment of master's, doctoral and undergraduate students in succession. In 2006, the Department of finance was rebuilt. Thanks to the comprehensive advantages of Nankai's two first-class national key disciplines of Applied Economics and theoretical economics, the correct guidance of the predecessors of finance, and the unity and hard work of young and middle-aged teachers, the major of finance has made outstanding achievements in teaching, scientific research, social services, and student employment, and has cultivated a large number of talents for government organs, enterprises, institutions, and universities Outstanding talents. According to incomplete statistics, in recent years, more than 80 graduates have entered the Ministry of finance, the State Administration of Taxation and local financial and taxation institutions.

At the beginning of the 14th five-year plan and a new round of double first-class construction, the major of finance has been selected as the national first-class undergraduate major construction site, marking that the major construction of the school of economics has entered a new stage of development. In the future, the college will take the first-class undergraduate professional certification as an opportunity, base itself on the high-quality development system of education, and focus on the fundamental task of establishing morality and cultivating talents to build three national first-class undergraduate majors of economics, international economy and trade and finance. We should continue to play a leading role in demonstration, constantly optimize the structure of undergraduate specialties, refine the characteristics of specialty running, strengthen the connotation construction of undergraduate specialties, deepen the comprehensive reform of undergraduate education and teaching, and promote the high-quality connotative development of specialty construction.