Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts is a dynamic and innovative group of seven academic departments. We offer hands-on learning, international experiences and a collaborative curriculum.  With more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate majors, over 200 faculty and staff and more than 26,500 living alumni hailing from all over the country and the world, the college brings together a variety of opportunities to facilitate student success. We invite you to experience our unique and collaborative programs.

This year, the college celebrates its 50th anniversary. Take a look back in time at how we've evolved and grown.

Experience FAA

Our students and faculty lead the way in creating sustainable solutions on campus, locally and beyond. The Year in Review highlights our seven departments and provides a look into life as a student and faculty member.

Departments in Action

Our students thrive with hands-on learning. Check out why our communication students love Appalachian!

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