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

Maximize Your FAU Experience:
In the Classroom. On Campus. For Your Career.

Your educational journey is as rewarding as you make it. Connect to our many resources and that journey becomes even better. Seeking scholarships? We can help. Looking for fun activities on campus? Dozens of student clubs and organizations will welcome you. Questions about career opportunities? Reach out. Considering studying abroad? Let’s meet to discuss it. Make the most of your time: explore all that we offer!



How Can We Make Your Journey More Successful?

Our success is defined by you – and our mission at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters is to make your FAU educational journey a rewarding one.

  • Career Planning. Our advisors can make sure you’re on track with your graduation requirements and your career objectives.
  • Study Abroad. We can meet with you to identify opportunities matching your area of study; discuss the details and help you decide if this program could be right for you.
  • Scholarships. We’ll explain our college’s scholarship offerings and help you with the application process.

Reach out to us: if we don’t have your answer, we’ll make sure we find it or connect you with the right resource who can help!

NEWS ALL NEWS

Richard Shusterman, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Humanities, Professor of Philosophy and English, and Director of the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture
Research Thursdays - New book by the Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Humanities

"Ars Erotica" offers a critical, comparative analysis of the erotic theories proposed by the most influential premodern cultural traditions... more

FAU Family Art Day
University Galleries Presents Family Art Day

Schmidt Center Gallery and Ritter Art Gallery on Sat., Sept. 25, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Open to kids ages 5 to 12, the event is free for families to attend. more

Rogues in the Postcolony: Narrating Extraction and Itinerancy in India will be available in January 2022
Stacey Balkan, Department of English, Will Publish Two Books This Term

"Rogues in the Postcolony: Narrating Extraction and Itinerancy" in India will be available in January 2022... more

Afghan refugees hold placards as they participate in a protest in New Delhi on Aug. 23. Hundreds of activists from various organizations and Afghan refugees protested against the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and demanded protection for Afghan women. (Harish Tyagi/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Pre-war U.S. Support for Afghan Women’s Rights Offers a Blueprint for the Future

Written by Kelly J. Shannon, Director, Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative (PJHR) featured in The Washington Post... more

Harumi Abe, Pine Island, 2018, gouache and acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48.
FAU Announces the University Galleries 2021-22 Season

Each season, the University Galleries presents a variety of public programs including traveling exhibitions, lectures, panel discussions, film series, and music performances, bringing the community an opportunity to explore... 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
College Initiatives