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

Your Child Deserves The Best of All Worlds:
Small College Advantages. Big University Resources

At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, students learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy the resources of a large school. Twenty undergraduate degree programs span the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Students work with world-renowned faculty on inspiring research. Fulfill interdisciplinary interests. Explore the globe with study abroad options. They graduate well-rounded and ready to succeed in a fast-changing economic world.

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Why is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Child’s Best Choice?

He or she will experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, combined with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Your child will 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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University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics
Florida Atlantic University Galleries Presents a Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics

The collection, titled “University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look at Our Past, Present and Future Politics,” will be on view virtually from Thursday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 more

“The World That Fear Made” by Jason Sharples University of Pennsylvania Press
Research Thursdays - “The World That Fear Made” by Jason Sharples University of Pennsylvania Press

Book Analyzes Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America more

“Pay-to-Vote or Protecting Democracy? Florida’s Showdown Over Felon Voting Rights”
FAU Presents ‘Pay-to-Vote or Protecting Democracy? Florida’s Showdown Over Felon Voting Rights

FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the free virtual event “Pay-to-Vote or Protecting Democracy? Florida’s Showdown Over Felon Voting Rights” on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. more

“Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema: Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability” by Gerald Sim
Research Thursdays - “Postcolonial Hangups in Southeast Asian Cinema: Poetics of Space, Sound, and Stability” by Gerald Sim

Book reveals how postcoloniality manifests stylistically in films more

 “The Politics of Protest: The First Amendment and Free Expression” on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m.
FAU Presents ‘The Politics of Protest: The First Amendment and Free Expression’

FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters presents the free virtual event “The Politics of Protest: The First Amendment and Free Expression” on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. more

 
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