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

Connect with World-Class Faculty:
Close Mentorships. Inspiring Research.

Take your passion for the arts, humanities, or social sciences to the next level with our specialized graduate degree programs. Build rewarding mentoring relationships with world-class faculty. Conduct insightful research. Pursue fulfilling assistantships and internships. Learn from inspiring thought leaders at the center of academic excellence in South Florida.

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

In addition to excellence in academics, our faculty members are actively involved in research and creative production. We’re home to award-winning authors, Fulbright scholars, and critically acclaimed artists and performers – and you’ll have ample opportunities to partner with them in research, creation and performance.

Perform duets with concert virtuosos. Attend archaeology field schools in Sicily and Ecuador. Work in our on-campus commercial recording studio and for a recording label. Help conduct linguistic studies in our multi-cultural community. It’s just a small sampling of what awaits you here.

Completing your FAU graduate degree can also connect you with future employment through internships matched to your objectives and interests. Our graduate students are very highly regarded across the tri-county region and well beyond.

  • 27 programs: Master of Arts, Master of Music, Master in Fine Arts and PhD degrees
  • Financial support, teaching assistantships and internships are available
  • Flexible evening classes
NEWS ALL NEWS

Festival Rep
Sister Act, Sabrina Fair and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2019. more

Jeffrey Morton
Jeffrey Morton Receives Teacher of the Year Award

Jeffrey Morton, Ph.D., professor of political science in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, won the Distinguished Teacher of the Year award at the University’s 50th annual Honors Convocation which was held... more

The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson
FAU Theatre Lab Recognized with Two Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, recently was recognized with two Carbonell Awards at the 43rd annual Carbonell Award Ceremony. Dawn C Shamburger, Theatre Lab’s resident... more

Jane Goodall
Jane Goodall Shares Her Reasons for Hope at FAU

Jane Goodall, Ph.D., the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, and a devoted conservationist, spoke to a sold-out crowd of 2,500 people at Florida Atlantic University on March 19, 2019. She shared her reasons for hope... more

Palm Beach Book Festival 2019
FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival Present 'New York Times' Best-Selling Authors in Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is hosting the fifth annual Palm Beach Book Festival with an exciting group of New York Times bestselling, celebrity authors to give a presentation... more

 
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STUDENTS
Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier
Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier
Department of History

Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier presented at the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference in March 2019. Read More

ALUMNI
Janelle Sarauw
Janelle Sawauw
BA Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies 2007

Senator Janelle Sarauw, BA Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies 2007, was named the 2019 Distinguished Alumni for the College. Read More

FACULTY
Noemi Marin
Noemi Marin
School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

Noemi Marin’s second book of poetry titled Aerul departarii was featured in April at the Voices of Romania event in Chicago. The event was sponsored in partnership with the Center of East European and Eurasian Studies...Read More

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