|FORT LAUDERDALE STUDENT PROFILE|
| 111 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
The campus in downtown Fort Lauderdale is part of an evolving, dynamic urban community. The School of Architecture, the College of Business Executive masters in Accounting programs, the Small Business Development Center, the Florida Public Archaeology Network at FAU, and the Institute for Design and Construction (IDaC) are situated in the Florida Atlantic University/Broward College Higher Education Complex on Las Olas Boulevard.
The School of Architecture MetroLAB, an exhibition space for collaborative research and community engagement, is located on the ground floor of the FAU/BC Higher Education Complex on Las Olas Boulevard. This space exhibits the work of students, faculty, selected guest artists, and serves as a venue for community engagements.
For individuals interested in the construction industry, the Construction Technology Program offers the opportunity to become a Construction Project Coordinator (CPC). The CPC certiﬁcate provides individuals with the skills needed in the construction industry such as blueprint reading and estimating. Finally, the Construction Management Certiﬁcate Program (CMCP) teaches individuals how to manage a construction company. Many of the courses are approved by the Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DPBR). IDaC is also adding a design category that will include courses for architects to collect CEUs and for intern architects to further their education and assist in ARE preparation.
The Small Business Development Center Fort Lauderdale has assisted hundreds of potential and existing business owners by providing the management advice, training and information needed to make sound business decisions in a complex and ever-changing marketplace.
The Florida Public Archaeology Network's mission is to promote and facilitate the conservation, study and public understanding of Florida's archaeological heritage by way of regional centers including the Southeast and Southwest centers hosted at Florida Atlantic University. These grant-funded regional centers provide out-reach, education, and guidance on archaeological issues to visitors, students, local citizens, and public officials. Each year FPAN at FAU contacts over 10,000 people through classes, lectures, trainings, and participation in public events with a goal of protecting Florida’s past for Florida’s future.