Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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.

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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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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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STUDENTS
Lucas Wilson
Lucas Wilson
Ph.D candidate

Lucas Wilson is a candidate for a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies under the supervision of Alan Berger, FAU’s Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair for Holocaust Studies. In the past year, Wilson has had his work published...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
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Jeffrey Huber
Architecture

Jeffrey Huber, AIA, associate professor and interim director of the School of Architecture, will be a panelist for the American Institute of Architects Symposium Design for Climate Action: Intersections 2020.Read More

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