FAU Fort Lauderdale Campus
The campus is strategically locate in downtown Fort Lauderdale, an evolving, dynamic urban community of South Florida, which is the geographic center of a metropolitan region with a population of approximately six million.
The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters' School of Architecture, the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies; the Department of Visual Arts and Art History (Graphic Design program), the Small Business Development Center, and the Institute for Design and Construction (IDaC) are situated in the Florida Atlantic University/Broward College Higher Education Complex on Las Olas Boulevard.
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.
111 E. Las Olas Blvd.
The Institute for Design and Construction (IDaC) is designed 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.