Previously known as the Department of Sports, the School of Sport offers a program of Social PE & Management, and assumes the tasks of PE discipline development, public PE, students’ physical fitness testing, extracurricular mass physical education, and sports training. The divisions of the school include the School Office, the Educational Administration Office, the Venue Management Office, the Students’ Affairs Office, the No. 1 and No. 2 PE & Health Teaching and Research Offices.
The School of Sport has 57 faculty members, of whom there are 50 full-time instructors with 20 professors or associate professors, one titled “national model worker”, one international master of sports, three national masters of sports, one international referee, and three national referees. Armed with high quality and professional capacity, this faculty forms a united, vigorous, and initiative team. The school boats top-notch sports facilities with a total area of 160,000 m2. It has modern basic PE facilities, such as the Physical Fitness Test Center and Human Body Science Experiments Lab, with advanced equipment. In 2006, it started to offer a full-time undergraduate program of Social PE & Management, for which a bachelor’s degree of education is conferred.
Adhering to the principle of “students-oriented, health first, and life-time physical exercises for life-time health”, the School of Sport has defined its guidelines by “focusing on education, pursuing innovation in scientific research, and making breakthroughs in competitions” in order to serve minority-inhabited areas, ethnic minority groups, and national economic development. Giving priority to public physical education, the School of Sport dynamically explores new models of physical and health education and constantly promotes the educational quality to offer a better program of Social PE & Management Program, and to highlight the features of traditional ethnic sports.