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

This is Where Your Best and Brightest Students Belong:
Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

Your students can pursue their 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. 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 Students’ Best Choice?

Your students will learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy all the robust resources of a large university. Just a few of the many opportunities we offer: our award-winning student Diplomacy Program, award-winning writing journal, student-run record label, internationally-praised archeological field school and nationally recognized honor societies.

Students experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Our 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: personalized attention
  • Unique growth: the hub of artistic, cultural and social thought in diverse South Florida
  • Stellar advising team: ready to steer them towards success
  • Dedicated research faculty
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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
FAU Announces Largest Gift in School’s History

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history – a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach. more

Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University
FAU John O’Sullivan Lecture Series Presents “Race and Politics: The Crossroads of Modern American Political Culture”

A virtual zoom meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 at 4 pm featuring Andra Gillespie, Ph.D., Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory Univer... more

Stephanie Ortiz
Research Thursdays - Newly Published Research by Stephanie Ortiz Analyzes Racism and Sexism Across Online Platforms

“Trolling as a Collective Form of Harassment: An Inductive Study of How Users Understand Trolling,” was published in "Social Media + Society" more

Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports
FAU Presents “Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports”

The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies presents this virtual zoom webinar as part of its Critical Conversation Series on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 5 pm more

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program
FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program Wins Second National Title

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. more

 
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