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

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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FAU Diplomacy Program Claims Third National Title, Placing First Overall at Model U.N. Competition
FAU Diplomacy Program Claims Third National Title, Placing First Overall at Model U.N. Competition

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall out of 51 competing universities and receiving five delegation awards... more

Clevis Headley’s Book Highlights George Yancy’s Contributions to the Field of Philosophy
Research Thursdays - Clevis Headley’s Book Highlights George Yancy’s Contributions to the Field of Philosophy

The book highlights the extensive contributions made by the American philosopher George Yancy, as well as the transformative power of his work... more

Installation images from New Art Faculty and Faculty Biennial, 2019, featuring Corey Lamb (foreground) and Joseph Velasquez (background)
FAU University Galleries Presents “2021 Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition”

An opening reception will take place on Friday, Nov. 12 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Center Gallery... more

New Research on the Link between Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Connectedness  by Will McConnell
Research Thursdays - New Research on the Link between Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Connectedness by Will McConnell

McConnell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and member of the FAU I-HEALTH Human Health and Dementia Research Focus Group... more

Michael Steele
Michael Steele, Former Chair of the Republican National Committee, to Discuss National Popular Vote at FAU

The lecture will be moderated by WPTV NewsChannel 5 anchor Michael Williams at the Lifelong Learning Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. more

 
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SPOTLIGHT STORIES

STUDENTS
Kennedy McKinney
Kennedy McKinney
Sophomore, Multimedia Journalism

Founder and editor-in-chief of the first Black newspaper of FAU, The Paradigm Press...Read More

ALUMNI
Quentin Wilson Jr
Quentin Wilson Jr
BA Political Science

Quentin (Q) Wilson is a recent graduate of the Political Science program and founded Q Juice in August 2020.Read More

FACULTY
Jeff Galin
Jeff Galin
English

Jeff Galin won two awards at the Writing Across the Curriculum Conference on Aug. 4, 2021 at Colorado State University.Read More

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

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