Communication, Art & Technology
Overview of FCAT
"Join a new faculty that combines these three compelling disciplines into a cutting-edge interdisciplinary, integrated, and imaginative learning environment."
What is the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT)?
FCAT aims to advance applications of new technology and media that permeate every facet of contemporary life, enabling new forms of communication, art and design that are significantly restructuring many aspects of life. In this contemporary, future-focused faculty, students and professors collaborate in innovative research and immersive study.
Choose from one of the schools below. If you are entering directly from high school you will begin your undergraduate degree by starting in the Interactive Arts and Technology One program. Students interested in the School for the Contemporary Arts (SCA) should contact SCA directly for information about admission and enrollment.
What is Interactive Arts and Technology One?
Interactive Arts and Technology One is the first year of your Bachelor's degree at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) - a school for students who are curious about design and technology and the roles they play in the everyday lives of people.
As part of the dynamic Interactive Arts and Technology One learning community, you will enjoy small classes, supportive study groups, the opportunity to develop real world skills on interdisciplinary project teams, and a commitment to your success.
When you finish Interactive Arts and Technology One you will advance to second year in Interactive Arts and Technology.
Schools in the Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology
School of Interactive Arts & Technology (available at the Surrey campus)
Exploring ideas at the junction of technology and art, including digital interactive media, knowledge management, human computer interaction, computer games, and technology-based art.
School of Communication (available at the Burnaby campus)
Looking at communication from a critical perspective, specializing in media and culture, technology and society, communication policy, and political economy.
School for the Contemporary Arts (available at the Burnaby campus)
The school is committed to the study, production and promotion of contemporary art, offering a dynamic and integrated arts curriculum. Programs in art and culture studies, dance, film, music, theatre, and visual art are focused on developing creative artists and scholars who are equipped to excel in a transforming world.
Publishing Program (available at the Vancouver campus)
SFU’s Master of Publishing Program and undergraduate minor form Canada’s premier training ground for publishing professionals. The program integrates advanced industry practice with insights gained from applied research. This innovative program challenges students with dynamic seminar courses and intensive simulation projects. Along with a highly qualified faculty, the program introduces guest experts drawn from publishing firms across Canada into many facets of the program.