Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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

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
NEWS ALL NEWS

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program 2018
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU Wins National Title at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities. This is... more

2018 FAU Talon Awards
The College of Arts and Letters featured prominently at the FAU Alumni Association's Talon Awards ceremony

The annual Talon Awards recognize a single FAU student, faculty member, community member and alumni and this year, three out of the four honorees were connected to Arts and Letters. more

Adam Bradford, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., John Kelly
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Presented with FAU's Making Waves Award

Florida Atlantic University recently presented Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. with the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Making Waves Award. The award, which was presented during a lecture with Mr. Kennedy, recognizes... more

Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié
FAU's University Galleries to Present 'Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié'

FAU's University Galleries will present “Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié.” The exhibition will be on view from Saturday, Nov. 9 through Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in the... more

Bobby Kennedy
FAU Presents Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. with a Lecture and Book Signing

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for a lecture and book signing on Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Tickets are $35 and can... more

 
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STUDENTS
Amanda Do Nascimento
Amanda Do Nascimento
Music

Amanda Do Nascimento is a senior majoring in Commercial Music Business. She is currently Vice President for Hoot/Wisdom Recording, FAU's on-campus record label, and an active member in SAI's music fraternity. Read More

ALUMNI
Taylor Smith
Taylor Smith
BA Multimedia Journalism 2018

Taylor graduated from FAU in 2018 with BA in Multimedia Journalism and a minor in Film and Video. After graduation, Taylor began her job as a Multimedia Journalist News Reporter at WTVA Channel 9, a NBC and FOX affiliate...Read More

FACULTY
Kevin Wagner
Kevin Wagner
Political Science

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., chair and professor of the Department of Political Science, was recently honored as the recipient of the FAU Alumni Association Talon Award. Kevin was honored for his many accomplishments in political...Read More

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