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 almost 300 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.
- Monday, July 22, 2019
USF Music Education Alumnus Dakeyan Graham Named 2020 Florida Teacher of the Year
- Friday, July 12, 2019
USF Architecture Graduate Ryan Swanson Exhibits "Oscillation" Installation in Clearwater
- Thursday, June 13, 2019
Photography, Art Help USF Graduate Travis Pendergrass Earn Degree and Cope With PTSD
- Thursday, August 1, 2019
USF Institute for Research in Art Presents Free Artist Talk at Tampa Theatre
- Monday, July 8, 2019
Creative Loafing: The Popular 'Skyway' Collaborative Exhibition Returns to Build Bridges Between Tampa Bay Artists
- Wednesday, June 26, 2019
USF Professor of Music Education Victor Fung Studies Seniors in Japan as Fulbright Scholar