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

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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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

“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

P. Scott Cunningham, O, Miami Founder and Director, Recently at FAU for Book Reading and Signing

The Department of English within Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, along with Barb Schmidt’s Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life, hosted P. Scott Cunningham in April with a reading... more

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson Discussed Today's Media Environment at FAU's 2018 Larkin Symposium

FAU’s 2018 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency featured Pulitzer Prize-winner Eugene Robinson with “Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age.” Robinson is associate editor and columnist... more

 
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STUDENTS
Annie Baron

Annie Baron

Political Science

Annie Baron is a senior majoring in Political Science. This summer she will be working as a policy fellow at Cavarocchi Ruscio Dennis and Associates in Washington, D.C. Her responsibilities will include summarizing hearings...Read More

ALUMNI
Todd S. Pugh

Todd S. Pugh

BA Political Science 1993

The FAU Alumni Association chose Todd Pugh as the 2018 Distinguished Alum for the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. Pugh is currently a partner at Breen and Pugh Attorneys at Law in Chicago, IL. The law firm...Read More

FACULTY
Michael Zager

Michael Zager

Commercial Music Program

Michael Zager received his fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant. For this grant, Zager will be designing a commercial music program for the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music in Vietnam this summer... Read More

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