Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters: Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

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
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Ken Keaton
The Passing of Dr. Ken Keaton

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Ken Keaton, a dedicated and inspiring professor in the Department of Music. He passed away on July 15, 2019. more

Matt Stabile
Theatre Lab’s Fair Play Initiative

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest program, “The Fair Play Initiative,” a program for commissioning and development of plays... more

Skipp Orr
FAU Alumnus Skipp Orr Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun

FAU alumnus Robert M. (Skipp) Orr recently received the Order of the Rising Sun, an honor granted by the Imperial Palace of Japan. The award was given by Shinsuke Sugiyama, the Japanese ambassador to the United States, in... more

Clarence Brooks
Clarence Brooks performs at the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium

Clarence Brooks was one of five performers that was asked to participate in “The Legacy of the New Dance Group” at the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium in April 2019. more

Festival Rep
Sister Act, Sabrina Fair and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Theatre and Dance in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2019. more

 
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STUDENTS
Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier
Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier
Department of History

Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier presented at the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference in March 2019. Read More

ALUMNI
Janelle Sarauw
Janelle Sawauw
BA Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies 2007

Senator Janelle Sarauw, BA Political Science and Interdisciplinary Studies 2007, was named the 2019 Distinguished Alumni for the College. Read More

FACULTY
Noemi Marin
Noemi Marin
School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

Noemi Marin’s second book of poetry titled Aerul departarii was featured in April at the Voices of Romania event in Chicago. The event was sponsored in partnership with the Center of East European and Eurasian Studies...Read More

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