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

Your Child Deserves The Best of All Worlds:
Small College Advantages. Big University Resources

At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, students learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy the resources of a large school. Twenty undergraduate degree programs span the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Students work with world-renowned faculty on inspiring research. Fulfill interdisciplinary interests. Explore the globe with study abroad options. They graduate well-rounded and ready to succeed in a fast-changing economic world.



Why is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Child’s Best Choice?

He or she will experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, combined with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Your child will 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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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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