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

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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