Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Creative and Critical Thinking Thrive Here

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Your Child Deserves The Best of All Worlds:
Small College Advantages. Big University Resources

At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, students learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy the resources of a large school. Twenty undergraduate degree programs span the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Students work with world-renowned faculty on inspiring research. Fulfill interdisciplinary interests. Explore the globe with study abroad options. They graduate well-rounded and ready to succeed in a fast-changing economic world.

Why is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Child’s Best Choice?

He or she will experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, combined with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Your child will 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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Children's Hour
Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 'The Children's Hour'

FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour” from Friday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 7 more

Maria Hinojosa
FAU Presents 'Immigration and the First Amendment: The United States and the Hispanic/LatinX Experience,' with Maria Hinojosa

Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR’s “Latino USA,” and the PBS series “America By the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa,” will be at Florida Atlantic University on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2:30 p.m. The... more

Hamilton
FAU Presents 'Alexander Hamilton: Blood, Honor and Politics in Early America'

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of History presents the lecture “Alexander Hamilton: Blood, Honor and Politics in Early America” on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. at the S.E. Wimberly Library, fifth floor, 777... more

Barb Schmidt Fellowship 2018
Manuel Oliver of 'Change the Ref' to Speak at FAU's Student Activism Program

FAU’s student activism program for high school students, “The Barb Schmidt Fellowship: Cultivating Community Involvement, Activism and Social Change,” will launch on Saturday, Aug. 25. Manuel Oliver, co-founder with... more

William McConnell
The College of Arts and Letters Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is pleased to announce the addition of nine outstanding new faculty members. The Department of English welcomes three new members more

 
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