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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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
FAU Announces Largest Gift in School’s History

Florida Atlantic University officially announced today that it has received its largest gift in school history – a $20 million gift from benefactors Kurt and Marilyn Wallach. more

Andra Gillespie, Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory University
FAU John O’Sullivan Lecture Series Presents “Race and Politics: The Crossroads of Modern American Political Culture”

A virtual zoom meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 at 4 pm featuring Andra Gillespie, Ph.D., Associate Professor Political Science and Director of the James Waldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference at Emory Univer... more

Stephanie Ortiz
Research Thursdays - Newly Published Research by Stephanie Ortiz Analyzes Racism and Sexism Across Online Platforms

“Trolling as a Collective Form of Harassment: An Inductive Study of How Users Understand Trolling,” was published in "Social Media + Society" more

Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports
FAU Presents “Mascot Controversy: Native American Representation in Sports”

The School of Communication and Multimedia Studies presents this virtual zoom webinar as part of its Critical Conversation Series on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 5 pm more

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program
FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program Wins Second National Title

FAU’s Leon Charney Diplomacy Program finished first overall in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. more

 
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STUDENTS
Lucas Wilson
Lucas Wilson
Ph.D candidate

Lucas Wilson is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies under the supervision of Alan Berger, FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies. In the past year, Wilson has had his work published...Read More

ALUMNI
Lowanda R. Warren
Lawonda R. Warren
Commercial Music 2005

Lawonda R. Warren is the Assistant City Attorney/Police Legal Advisor for the City of Delray Beach, FL. Read More

FACULTY
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Jeffrey Huber
Architecture

Jeffrey Huber, AIA, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, will be a panelist for the American Institute of Architects Symposium Design for Climate Action: Intersections 2020.Read More

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