College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts
CARTA is where we help you begin to craft your vision. As an interdisciplinary college that develops the next generation of creators, we offer unique learning experiences within Miami’s only public research university. You can learn from and work with award-winning faculty, in nationally-ranked, accredited programs in the heart of one the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities.
Each of the disciplines housed in CARTA informs the way we think, interact, and relate with each other. These disciplines make us “human” in every sense of the word. CARTA inspires and feeds creativity, problem-solving skills, and resiliency. Sparking dialogue through our design, visual and performing arts, and communication. Devising ways to improve the world for the next generation.
We are your launching point to what’s next. From researching the impacts of climate change to augmented reality to immersive concert experiences and mesmerizing theater productions; From the seagrass to the sawgrass- our faculty will help you develop a meaningful future.
It’s your future: Create it.
Schools and Departments at CARTA
(Photo: Feb. 22, 2019: FIU Composer Federico Bonacossa performs the Bichord Drone after explaining the story behind its 3D design from the MONAD Studio.) In its fourth year, the Miami International GuitART Festival (MIGF), organized by FIU faculty guitar member Mesut Ozgen, continues to bring world-class guitarists to [...]
The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) held its annual conference last week on March 6th through March 9th in Sacramento, California. Professor Ebru Özer from the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design (LAEUD) was invited to present her research on climate resiliency and [...]
What do architecture and photography have in common? “Nothing at all,” would be the answer given by most. Yet for Hai Zhang (M.Arch ’12), both professions spark creativity and an investigative passion. “To me, architecture is much more beyond forms, shapes, technology or any physical presence, but really [...]