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

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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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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