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

Connect with World-Class Faculty:
Close Mentorships. Inspiring Research.

Take your passion for the arts, humanities, or social sciences to the next level with our specialized graduate degree programs. Build rewarding mentoring relationships with world-class faculty. Conduct insightful research. Pursue fulfilling assistantships and internships. Learn from inspiring thought leaders at the center of academic excellence in South Florida.



Why Is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Best Choice?

In addition to excellence in academics, our faculty members are actively involved in research and creative production. We’re home to award-winning authors, Fulbright scholars, and critically acclaimed artists and performers – and you’ll have ample opportunities to partner with them in research, creation and performance.

Perform duets with concert virtuosos. Attend archaeology field schools in Sicily and Ecuador. Work in our on-campus commercial recording studio and for a recording label. Help conduct linguistic studies in our multi-cultural community. It’s just a small sampling of what awaits you here.

Completing your FAU graduate degree can also connect you with future employment through internships matched to your objectives and interests. Our graduate students are very highly regarded across the tri-county region and well beyond.

  • 27 programs: Master of Arts, Master of Music, Master in Fine Arts and PhD degrees
  • Financial support, teaching assistantships and internships are available
  • Flexible evening classes
NEWS ALL NEWS

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
Arielle Erillo
Arielle Erillo
MA Political Science

Office Management Specialist at the State Department in Washington, D.C. 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