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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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

Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life - Be The Change - April 5
Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life and FAU Present “Be the Change,” an Evening with Abby Wambach, Glennon Doyle and Brittany Packnett

Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, Barb Schmidt founder, and Florida Atlantic University present “Be the Change,” an evening of conversation and storytelling on how personal empowerment and self-care can lead to positive social... more

White House
FAU to Host Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency

Florida Atlantic University’s 2019 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency’s “Origins of the American Presidency,” a two-day symposium featuring scholars from around the world to present research,... more

Bernard-Henri Levy
FAU Presents Bernard-Henri Lévy with a Lecture and Book Signing

Florida Atlantic University and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Bernard-Henri Lévy for a lecture and book signing on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.... more

 
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Amanda Do Nascimento
Amanda Do Nascimento
Music

Amanda Do Nascimento is a senior majoring in Commercial Music Business. She is currently Vice President for Hoot/Wisdom Recording, FAU's on-campus record label, and an active member in SAI's music fraternity. Read More

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Patrick Martin
Patrick Martin
School of Communication Multimedia Studies

Patrick Martin is in his second career after serving in the Army’s 82nd Airborne. He was awarded the Purple Heart after sustaining injuries in his last deployment to Afghanistan. Patrick decided to pursue a career in journalism...Read More

FACULTY
Alan L. Berger
Alan L. Berger
Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies and Director of FAU’s Center for the Study of Values and Violence After Auschwitz

Alan Berger, Ph.D., Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies and Director of FAU’s Center for the Study of Values and Violence After Auschwitz, is the editor of the recently released “Elie Wiesel: Teacher,...Read More

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