Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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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Zager with the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, Glyn T. Davies, at a celebration of 200 years of Friendship between the United States and Thailand
FAU Professor Produces Album in Thailand

Michael Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Performing Arts and founder of Florida Atlantic University’s Commercial Music Program and Hoot/Wisdom Recordings recently produced an album for the Royal Family of... more

Easy Virtue, Cabaret and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer
Easy Virtue, Cabaret and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer

FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2018. more

Barb Schmidt Fellowship
FAU Launches Student Activism Fellowship

High School students can apply for the fellowship and earn six FAU credits and a $1,000 stipend through weekend workshops and activities during 2018-19. more

MONKEYS SEE, MONKEYS DO CROSS SPECIES BOUNDARY
MONKEYS SEE, MONKEYS DO CROSS SPECIES BOUNDARY

“Jimmy” is a hybrid male monkey in the study group in Gombe National Park. (Photo credit: Maneno Mpongo / Gombe Hybrid Monkey Project) more

Cuban Courage
FAU Theatre Lab Presents - Cuban Courage

FAU Theatre Lab Presents presents Cuban Courage by Mark Walter Braswell. This musical tells the story of a child in Havana and his parents’ difficult decision to send him alone to Miami to keep him safe. more

 
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