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
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Theatre Lab
FAU Theatre Lab Nominated for Six Carbonell Awards

Theatre Lab, the professional resident theater company of Florida Atlantic University, has been nominated for six Carbonell awards. The Carbonell Awards are awarded for excellence in professional theater and are the most... more

Americas Initiative
FAU Americas Initiative Programs Analyze the Role of Art in Redressing the Legacies of Oppression

Florida Atlantic University’s Americas Initiative will present a series of programs in January 2019 that address the role of art in redressing the legacies of oppression. The programs are presented in association with... more

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies
Going Beyond the Headlines to Explore the Immigration Debate

From this summer’s separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to calls to end birthright citizenship and curtail asylum, immigration has arguably become America’s most controversial issue.... more

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program 2018
The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at FAU Wins National Title at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. and finished first overall out of 60 competing universities. This is... more

2018 FAU Talon Awards
The College of Arts and Letters featured prominently at the FAU Alumni Association’s Talon Awards ceremony

The annual Talon Awards recognize a single FAU student, faculty member, community member and alumni and this year, three out of the four honorees were connected to Arts and Letters. more

 
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STUDENTS
Amanda Do Nascimento
Amanda Do Nascimento
Music

Amanda Do Nascimento is a senior majoring in Commercial Music Business. She is currently Vice President for Hoot/Wisdom Recording, FAU's on-campus record label, and an active member in SAI's music fraternity. Read More

ALUMNI
Salomon Palacios
Salomon Palacios
BA/BS Commercial Music

Salomon Palacios was recently named to Forbes’ 2019 edition of the “Top 30 Under 30 People in the Music Industry.”Read More

FACULTY
Alan L. Berger
Alan L. Berger
Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies and Director of FAU’s Center for the Study of Values and Violence After Auschwitz

Alan Berger, Ph.D., Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies and Director of FAU’s Center for the Study of Values and Violence After Auschwitz, is the editor of the recently released “Elie Wiesel: Teacher,...Read More

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