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.

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