Founded on 27 February 1975 at Porchang Campus, the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts offered classes for undergraduate students of fine arts and provided skilled labor in the field of arts, whilst seeking to preserve and promote Thai culture.
In 1991, the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts moved from Porchang Campus on Tripetch Road, Bangkok to Klong Hok, Klong Luang, Pathumthani. At the same time, the Faculty of Drama and Music went from being part of The College of Drama Bangkok (The Front Palace). to becoming a member of Rajamangala Institute of Technology (RIT). The office of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts eventually moved to central RIT in 1999.
On 8 January 2005, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) signed the “Rajamangala University of Technology Act”. The Act was announced in the Royal Gazette ten days later and took effect on 19 January 2005. The Act merged the Drama and Music Faculty with the Fine and Applied Arts Faculty to form the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts of Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT)
The faculty roles and administration were divided into three departments, which are:
Visual Arts Department
Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts set a four-year academic programs for students. The four areas of the program are:
• Thai Arts
Design Arts and Technology Department
Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts offers 4-year programs in the field of design arts and technology. Seven programs are offered in this area, and they are:
• Visual Communication Design
• Product Design
• Interior Design
• Leather Work
• Fashion Design and Textile Art
Drama and Music Department
Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts and Bachelor of Education program:
• Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts is divided into eight terms (a four-year program).
•The Bachelor of Education program is divided into ten terms (a five-year program).
Upon graduation, students are awarded a Professional Teacher License. Four programs are offered in this area and they are:
• Thai Classical Dance
• Western Classical Dance
• Thai Vocal Music
• Western Vocal Music
Upon graduation, graduates may pursue careers as a freelance artist, personnel in the art department, art teacher, print media designer, animator, innovator, musician, or singer, among other careers.