University of South Florida (USF) College of The Arts (CoTA)

Academic Programs

School of Architecture & Community Design

School of Art & Art History

Areas of study include art history, video, animation, digital arts, painting, drawing, printing, photography, sculpture, and extended media.

School of Music

Areas of study include brass, composition, electronic music, jazz, music education, music history & literature, music theory, percussion, piano, strings, voice, woodwinds. The USF School of Music requires that all prospective students audition as part of the admission process into the school. For more information about auditions, visit the School of Music's Admissions page.

School of Theatre & Dance

To gain admission into the Dance programs, all prospective students must audition as part of the admission process. Visit the Dance Program Placement Auditions page for more information about Dance auditions.

Auditions are not required to be admitted into to the Theatre programs, however they are required for upper-level acting courses. For more information about Theatre's auditions process, visit their audition page.

Graduate Certificates

  • Museum Studies
  • Music
    • Choral Conducting
    • Instrumental Conducting
    • Jazz Composition
    • Jazz Performance
    • Composition Performance


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> Contemporary Art Museum
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