There are five departments in School of Digital Arts and Design including Department of Animation, Department of Film Photography and Production, Department of Visual Communication Design, Department of Digital Media Arts and Department of Digital Media Technology. The goal is to build a professional academic team of digital arts and design specialized in the digital creative industry, and to cultivate applied talents who adapt to the development of the digital and informative age. The talents, with strong abilities of innovation and practice, are qualified with core competitiveness in digital creative design and product development and research.
The school has been awarded the first prize of undergraduate teaching achievement in Liaoning province for two consecutive years. Animation program has been established as the key undergraduate program supported by Liaoning province and the application-oriented pilot program; Film Photography and Production program has been set up as the provincial comprehensive reform pilot program; both Experimental Teaching Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Teaching Center for Interactive Media were approved as provincial model centers of experimental teaching; and Virtual Simulation Experimental Teaching Center for Space Art Design was approved as the provincial virtual simulation experimental teaching center.