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

This is Where Your Best and Brightest Students Belong:
Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

Your students can pursue their 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. 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 Students’ Best Choice?

Your students will learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy all the robust resources of a large university. Just a few of the many opportunities we offer: our award-winning student Diplomacy Program, award-winning writing journal, student-run record label, internationally-praised archeological field school and nationally recognized honor societies.

Students experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Our 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: personalized attention
  • Unique growth: the hub of artistic, cultural and social thought in diverse South Florida
  • Stellar advising team: ready to steer them towards success
  • Dedicated research faculty
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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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