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.

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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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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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