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.

Listen to the Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast.
Join us for the College’s First Annual CAST Party: A Brazilian Carnivale
Fogelman Sports Museum

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

Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum
Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum

Original rules of basketball penned by James Naismith and Babe Ruth’s 1921 Opening Day game worn pants among featured items in museum that connects sports to history more

Shirin Neshat, from Rapture Series, Courtesy Gladstone Gallery
FAU Presents 'Shared Space, A New Era | Photographs from the Bank of America Collection'

Florida Atlantic University’s University Galleries will present “Shared Space, A New Era | Photographs from the Bank of America Collection” on Friday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, April 11, 2020 in the Schmidt Center Gallery... more

Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin at FAU

Florida Atlantic University’s 2020 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency presents Doris Kearns Goodwin with “Presidential Leadership in Turbulent Times.” more

Everything is Super Great by Stephen Brown
FAU’s Theatre Lab Presents ‘Everything is Super Great’

Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University, presents “Everything is Super Great,” a co-world premier by Stephen Brown. The play runs through Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Heckscher Stage theater... more

Linda Medvin
Director of FAU’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Receives Outstanding Citizen Award

Linda Medvin, director of Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education, received the Randy Felton Outstanding Citizen Award at the Excellence in Education Awards Dinner at the Florida Council... more

 
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SPOTLIGHT STORIES

STUDENTS
Camie Liz
Cameron Wheeler
Commercial Music

Commercial Music Major, Cameron Wheeler (professionally know as Camie Liz), won the 2019 iHeart Radio Jingle Ball Competition in LA. Read More

ALUMNI
Mariluz Cook
Mariluz Cook
BA Communication Studies 2019

Mariluz Cook is the Director of Broadcast and Digital Media for the Big Sky Network. Mariluz was a sports reporter for OWL TV and earned her BA in Communication Studies in Spring 2019. Read More

FACULTY
Kelly Shannon
Kelly Shannon
History

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D. Professor of History, has recently been featured on NPR and in the Washington Post.Read More

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Arts and Letters ‘In Conversation’ Podcast
University Galleries
Fogelman Sports Museum
College Initiatives