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, 200 faculty and staff and more than 26,500 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.

In 2018, the college celebrated its 50th anniversary. Take a look back in time at how we've evolved and grown.

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What Happens When Women Hear the Call of the Wild? Sep 19, 2019

“When Everything Beyond the Walls Is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America” with poet and award winning author Lilace Mellin Guignar

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Two dozen first year and transfer theatre students are taking part in rehearsals for the 2019 edition of the First Year Showcase. The theme for this year’s production is “Stasis and Change,” giving both participants and audience members a chance to reflect upon their entry into the college and university environment.  Photo credit: Lynn Willis

Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 2019 First Year Showcase Sept. 26-29 Sep 10, 2019

The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance proudly presents its first production of the season, the 2019 First... Theatre and Dance

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