Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters: Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

Pursue your passion in the arts, humanities, or social sciences through 20 diverse undergraduate degree programs. Work closely with world-renowned faculty on inspiring research, pursue interdisciplinary interests through our certificate programs or explore the globe through robust study abroad options. See why our graduates are well-rounded and ready to succeed in a fast-changing economic world.

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Why Is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Best Choice?

Experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, combined with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Enjoy unique opportunities to learn and grow at the center of artistic, cultural and social thought in diverse South Florida.

Our undergraduate degrees have prepared more than 22,000 students for successful advanced study and careers spanning law, archaeology, journalism, theater, and many more professional fields.

  • Smaller classes: more personalized attention
  • Dedicated research faculty
  • Outstanding multi-disciplinary opportunities

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Images: FAU’s Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi (l-r): Luzmila Perez (Secretary), Roxana Ambrosini (VP), Luis Reyes (COSO Representative/Treasurer), Gabriela Penagos (President); “The Farewells, Photographs by Alberto Marti” Exhibition
Research Thursdays - Scholarly Work in FAU’s Hispanic Honor Society Recognized by Association of College Honor Societies

FAU’s Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2019-20 more

Featured Playwrights (top row l-r): Rachel Teagle, Jeff Bower; (bottom row l-r): Jahna Ferron-Smith; Vanessa Garcia
Updated Information for FAU Theatre Lab’s 2020-21 Season

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of FAU, has announced updated information regarding the 2020-21 season. The series will take place in the virtual world. more

Book by Chris Robé and Stephen Charbonneau looks at activist media practices in the 21st Century
Research Thursdays - Book by Chris Robé and Stephen Charbonneau looks at activist media practices in the 21st Century

New Book sheds light on what it means to enact change using different media of the past and present more

University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics
Florida Atlantic University Galleries Presents a Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics

The collection, titled “University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics,” will be on view virtually from Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 more

“The World That Fear Made” by Jason Sharples University of Pennsylvania Press
Research Thursdays - “The World That Fear Made” by Jason Sharples University of Pennsylvania Press

Book Analyzes Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America more

 
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STUDENTS
Lucas Wilson
Lucas Wilson
Ph.D candidate

Lucas Wilson is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies under the supervision of Alan Berger, FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies. In the past year, Wilson has had his work published...Read More

ALUMNI
Mariluz Cook
Mariluz Cook
BA Communication Studies 2019

Mariluz Cook is the Director of Broadcast and Digital Media for the Big Sky Network. Mariluz was a sports reporter for OWL TV and earned her BA in Communication Studies in Spring 2019. Read More

FACULTY
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Jeffrey Huber
Architecture

Jeffrey Huber, AIA, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, will be a panelist for the American Institute of Architects Symposium Design for Climate Action: Intersections 2020.Read More

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