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

Connect with World-Class Faculty:
Close Mentorships. Inspiring Research.

Take your passion for the arts, humanities, or social sciences to the next level with our specialized graduate degree programs. Build rewarding mentoring relationships with world-class faculty. Conduct insightful research. Pursue fulfilling assistantships and internships. Learn from inspiring thought leaders at the center of academic excellence in South Florida.

Why Is the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Your Best Choice?

In addition to excellence in academics, our faculty members are actively involved in research and creative production. We’re home to award-winning authors, Fulbright scholars, and critically acclaimed artists and performers – and you’ll have ample opportunities to partner with them in research, creation and performance.

Perform duets with concert virtuosos. Attend archaeology field schools in Sicily and Ecuador. Work in our on-campus commercial recording studio and for a recording label. Help conduct linguistic studies in our multi-cultural community. It’s just a small sampling of what awaits you here.

Completing your FAU graduate degree can also connect you with future employment through internships matched to your objectives and interests. Our graduate students are very highly regarded across the tri-county region and well beyond.

  • 27 programs: Master of Arts, Master of Music, Master in Fine Arts and PhD degrees
  • Financial support, teaching assistantships and internships are available
  • Flexible evening classes
NEWS ALL NEWS

P. Scott Cunningham, O, Miami Founder and Director, Recently at FAU for Book Reading and Signing

The Department of English within Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, along with Barb Schmidt’s Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life, hosted P. Scott Cunningham in April with a reading... more

'Washington Post' Editor Eugene Robinson Discussed Today's Media Environment at FAU's 2018 Larkin Symposium

FAU’s 2018 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency featured Pulitzer Prize-winner Eugene Robinson with “Covering the Presidency in the Modern Media Age.” Robinson is associate editor and columnist... more

FAU's Evening All About Women a Great Success

The Advisory Council of Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters recently hosted a “An Evening All About Women” featuring guest... more

FAU Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Shakespeare's Comedy 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'

FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents a modern twist on William Shakespeare’s comedy, “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” from Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 22. more

A Special Lecture with Barb Schmidt at Theatre Lab

Barb Schmidt, Founder of Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, presents "Our Search for Meaning: Mindfulness=Choice=Happiness" before April 8 presentation of Be Here Now. more

 
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Sarah Mahoney

Sarah Mahoney

Senior

Sarah Mahoney is a senior, from Wellington, Florida, majoring in Studio Art. She is currently an intern in the Disney College Program at Disney World, where she works in the costuming department in Epcot... Read More

ALUMNI
Goldman, Racquel

Racquel Goldman

BA Multimedia Journalism 2015

A Florida native from Parkland, Racquel graduated from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters with a major in Multimedia Journalism and a minor in Theatre. You can now find Racquel on the jumbotron or on the ice...Read More

FACULTY
Michael Zager

Michael Zager

Commercial Music Program

Michael Zager received his fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant. For this grant, Zager will be designing a commercial music program for the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music in Vietnam this summer... Read More

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