Discover Our Academic Programs
As the creative center of the University of South Florida, the College of The Arts provides an enriched, creative, and professional environment for tomorrow’s leaders in architecture, community design, art, art history, music, theatre, and dance. Browse through our academic programs and areas of study to begin your path towards an inspiring career.
Architecture & Community Design
Art & Art History
USF Herd of Thunder Marching band performing during Homecoming in the stands at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida
Ballet dancer on stage in Theatre 1 during the USF School of Theatre and Dance's Fall Dance Concert
Theatre & Dance
Student & Alumni Success
By providing hands-on education, real-world practice, and mentoring, the USF College of The Arts offers students the opportunities they need to grow in their professions and pursue their passions. The stories below highlight the experiences and accomplishments of many students and alumni to help inspire you to take the next step in your own success story.
Always Something to Experience
The Arts at USF produces over 250 events each year, including concerts, performances, exhibitions, talks, conferences, masterclasses, and festivals—all open to students and the Tampa Bay community. Plan your next visit to experience the talent of our student and faculty productions, and enjoy work, discourse and public art by leading international artists and scholars.
Consisting of the Contemporary Art Museum — which houses USF's collections and exhibits international shows — and Graphicstudio, the renowned workshop engages in unique experimental art and education. The Institute for Research in Art is open to students and the public and always free.
Starts March 12
In light of the continuing concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), all university-sponsored events on campus scheduled through May 10 are postponed or cancelled.
Mar 12 – May 10
Starts March 13
COVID-19 updates from the University
Starts April 01
Feed-A-Bull Food Pantry for Students
- Wednesday, March 18, 2020
USF Architecture Alumnus Ryan Swanson Releases Free Guide on Playable Cities
- Thursday, February 6, 2020
Helen Hayes Winning Actor and USF Theatre Alumnus Michael Innocenti Reflects on 15 Years with Washington’s Keegan Theatre
- Wednesday, January 29, 2020
USF Theatre Alumna Grace Byers to Star in New Amazon Comedy Series
- Friday, March 27, 2020
USF Graphicstudio is Tampa’s Destination for Art World Superstars
- Thursday, March 26, 2020
USFCAM and Tampa Bay Museums Exhibit Art by 49 Local Artists in Skyway 2020
- Friday, March 13, 2020
Art History Professor Elisabeth Fraser Releases Edited Book, Conducts Research with Support of NEH Fellowship