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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New Book of Poems by Becka McKay
Research Thursdays - New Book of Poems by Becka McKay

McKay’s Poems investigate the power and failure of language to name what matters to us... more

A male dryas monkey peers into one of the camera traps placed on a tree in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Picture Perfect: Camera Traps Find Endangered Dryas Monkeys

A male dryas monkey peers into one of the camera traps placed on a tree in the Democratic Republic of the Congo... more

Tomás Olivier’s Research Focuses on Water Governance in Northeastern Patagonia
Research Thursdays - Tomás Olivier’s Research Focuses on Water Governance in Northeastern Patagonia

Olivier’s work focuses on how organizations, governments and individuals interact and create rules to govern shared water resources... more

Kaila Rutherford, 3000, 2021
FAU Exhibition Features Graduates from the Department of Visual Arts and Art History in the “2021 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition”

Featuring works by two graduating Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates, Katie Prock and Kaila Rutherford. (April 22 - May 27)... more

Leon Charney Diplomacy Program
FAU Diplomacy Team Places Second at National Model U.N.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Programrecently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished second overall out of 100 competing universities. 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
Doug Bolly
Doug Bolly
Fine Artist, Walt Disney Company

FAU BFA Art Alum...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
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