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

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters: Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

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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Works from “Expanding Printmaking: South Florida Artist Run Presses,” Saturday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, March 6, Ritter Art Gallery
FAU Presents ‘Expanding Printmaking: South Florida Artist Run Presses’

The University Galleries will re-open to the public with the exhibition “Expanding Printmaking: South Florida Artist Run Presses,” Saturday, Jan. 29 through Saturday, March 6, Ritter Art Gallery more

Alvin H. Rosenfeld, professor of English and Jewish Studies, and Director, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at Indiana University
FAU Presents ‘Antisemitism: A Clear and Present Danger’

Virtual lecture by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, professor of English and Jewish Studies, and Director, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at Indiana University. more

Carol Prusa, Domus, Silverpoint, acrylic on elliptical acrylic dome, 48 x 24 x 12 inches, 2011
Research Thursdays - Carol Prusa Awarded 2020 Manifest Prize

The prize was created to “reward, showcase, celebrate, and document the most exceptional artwork being made today”... more

Kelly Shannon, director of Florida Atlantic University's Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative (PJHR)
FAU Professor's Article Provides Advice for the Biden Administration

The article is titled “Women's Human Rights and U.S. Relations with the Islamic World: Advice for the Biden Administration"... more

Taylor Hagood, Professor of English
Research Thursdays - Book Co-Edited by Taylor Hagood Recognized by “Choice” Magazine

"Swamp Souths: Literary and Cultural Ecologies" expands the geographical scope of scholarship about southern swamps - LSU Press... more

 
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STUDENTS
Lucas Wilson
Lucas Wilson
Ph.D candidate

Lucas Wilson is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies under the supervision of Alan Berger, FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies. In the past year, Wilson has had his work published...Read More

ALUMNI
Lowanda R. Warren
Lawonda R. Warren
Commercial Music 2005

Lawonda R. Warren is the Assistant City Attorney/Police Legal Advisor for the City of Delray Beach, FL. Read More

FACULTY
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Jeffrey Huber
Architecture

Jeffrey Huber, AIA, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, will be a panelist for the American Institute of Architects Symposium Design for Climate Action: Intersections 2020.Read More

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast
University Galleries
Fogelman Sports Museum
College Initiatives