Labor and Social Security
Major Characteristics: this major is to train up undergraduates to acquire knowledge about management, economics and sociology, to use advanced technology to investigate topics of interest, as well as master a foreign language. This major is closely related to people’s livelihood and welfare. Our department has a long history. It is one of the earliest departments to establish this major in Zhejiang. There are 7 teachers in this department, who were all graduated from key universities and got their doctor’s degree. One of them graduated from foreign university. There are 3 professors in our department. They published more than 20 papers, and 5 academic monographs in recent five years. There are 2 national research programs, and more than 10 provincial research programs implemented by our teachers. We ranked No. 2 in Zhejiang according to our research ability. We offer professional suggestions about social security policies to government.
Curriculum setting: the courses can be grouped into three parts, theoretical courses, practical courses and methodology. These courses are offered to development the practical ability, cooperative ability and creativity. Which are all important to future study and career development. On the other hand, we build up training center together with government and enterprises, to cultivate practical ability of undergraduates.
Career prospects: There are many career choices for the graduates. Half of them go to financial enterprises, others become public officials. Most of them work in the department of Human Resources. 20 percent of our student study abroad or go to famous universities to get a Master’s degree.