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.

FOR STUDENTS: Pass/Fail Grade Implementation for Spring 2020

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Listen to the Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast.
Fogelman Sports Museum

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

Pass/Fail Grade Implementation Spring 2020
For Students: Pass/Fail Grade Implementation

Questions Answered About the Pass/Fail Grade Implementation for Spring 2020 more

A Letter from the Dean

Every week we will be sending out a student newsletter with college updates as well as tips to ensure your success in your classes. more

DFSCAL Virtual Student Advising
Student Advising for Summer and Fall 2020

Advisors in Student Academic Services are available online to help you finish this semester strong and prepare for Summer and Fall 2020 more

FAU and Palm Beach Book Festival 2020
Cancelled - FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival Present ‘New York Times’ Best-Selling Authors in Boca Raton

Cancelled - The sixth annual Palm Beach Book Festival will feature an exciting group of 'New York Times' bestselling authors, several of whom have books featured on the 'New York Times' list of books to watch in 2020. more

Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum
Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum

Original rules of basketball penned by James Naismith and Babe Ruth’s 1921 Opening Day game worn pants among featured items in museum that connects sports to history more

Events SEE ALL



Camie Liz
Cameron Wheeler
Commercial Music

Commercial Music Major, Cameron Wheeler (professionally know as Camie Liz), won the 2019 iHeart Radio Jingle Ball Competition in LA. Read More

Mariluz Cook
Mariluz Cook
BA Communication Studies 2019

Mariluz Cook is the Director of Broadcast and Digital Media for the Big Sky Network. Mariluz was a sports reporter for OWL TV and earned her BA in Communication Studies in Spring 2019. Read More

Kelly Shannon
Kelly Shannon

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D. Professor of History, has recently been featured on NPR and in the Washington Post.Read More


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