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.

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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FAU to Exhibit the Work of 14 Artists in the Fifth Version of 'southXeast'

The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters have selected 14 visual artists to be presented in the fifth iteration of “southXeast: Contemporary Southeastern... more

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson to Present 'Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age'

Florida Atlantic University’s 2018 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency presents “Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age” with Pulitzer Prize-winner Eugene Robinson. more

FAU Department of Theatre and Dance Presents the Comedy "The Rivals"

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theater and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents “The Rivals,” a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, which runs more

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival to Present Erica Jong

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Erica Jong with a lecture and book signing on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the University... more

FAU's Department of Music Presents "An Ellington Nutcracker"

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present an “Ellington Nutcracker” with the Florida Wind Symphony Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7... more

 
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STUDENTS
Faust, Claudia

Claudia Faust

Senior

Claudia Faust is a senior in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism. She was a sports intern at NBC4 in Washington D.C. this past summer where she had the opportunity to interview players and coaches from the Washington Nationals,...Read More

ALUMNI
Hancock, Corey

Corey Hancock

BA Political Science 2002

While at FAU Corey participated in study abroad programs in Spain and Ecuador. He then earned a Masters in Spanish at FAU before joining the Peace Corps, which stationed him in Bolivia. Corey learned one of the native languages...Read More

FACULTY

Carol Prusa, MFA, Professor of Painting/Drawing

Professor Prusa spent the summer preparing a solo show at the Sarasota Art Center, which opened in September. She also traveled to Nebraska for the total eclipse. As a result of this trip, she is beginning a project based on seeing the totality of the eclipse and reading about American women astronomers. Read More

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