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

This is Where Your Best and Brightest Students Belong:
Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

Your students can pursue their 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. 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 Students’ Best Choice?

Your students will learn in smaller classes with personalized focus, yet enjoy all the robust resources of a large university. Just a few of the many opportunities we offer: our award-winning student Diplomacy Program, award-winning writing journal, student-run record label, internationally-praised archeological field school and nationally recognized honor societies.

Students experience the lifelong advantages of a quality arts and liberal arts education, with leading-edge instruction in emerging 21st century fields. Our 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: personalized attention
  • Unique growth: the hub of artistic, cultural and social thought in diverse South Florida
  • Stellar advising team: ready to steer them towards success
  • Dedicated research faculty
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Lien-Hang T. Nguyen
FAU Presents: Toward a New History of the Tet Offensive - Spies, Allies and Murder in Hanoi

The 2018 Florida Atlantic University John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture presents “Toward a New History of the Tet Offensive: Spies, Allies and Murder in Hanoi,” with Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Ph.D., from Columbia University more

Michael Zager
FAU Professor Michael Zager Inducted into Legends of Vinyl Hall of Fame

Michael Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Performing Arts, professor of music, and founder of FAU’s commercial music program and Hoot/Wisdom Recordings, was recently inducted into the Legends of Vinyl Artists... more

Children's Hour
Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 'The Children's Hour'

FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour” from Friday, Sept. 28 through Sunday, Oct. 7 more

Maria Hinojosa
FAU Presents 'Immigration and the First Amendment: The United States and the Hispanic/LatinX Experience,' with Maria Hinojosa

Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR’s “Latino USA,” and the PBS series “America By the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa,” will be at Florida Atlantic University on Monday, Sept. 17 at 2:30 p.m. The... more

Hamilton
FAU Presents 'Alexander Hamilton: Blood, Honor and Politics in Early America'

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of History presents the lecture “Alexander Hamilton: Blood, Honor and Politics in Early America” on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. at the S.E. Wimberly Library, fifth floor, 777... more

 
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