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: Personalized Learning. Inspiring Research. Multi-Disciplinary Focus.

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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Emmanouil Vermisso, Associate Professor, School of Architecture
Research Thursdays - Emmanouil Vermisso, School of Architecture, receives Greek Diaspora Fellowship

The award will support Vermisso’s doctoral research of “Generative Design Processes in Architectural Education” more

Image (left): Still frame from SIN BIN | FIRST STUDY | THE GRIM REAPER (2018) a film by Shane Eason
Research Thursdays - Shane Eason Receives South Florida Cultural Consortium Award

These awards are granted annually to preeminent South Florida artists more

Hugh T. Miller
Research Thursdays - “Narrative Politics in Public Policy: Legalizing Cannabis” by Hugh T. Miller

New book takes a narrative approach to studying public policy and administration more

Yolanda Gamboa, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish
Research Thursdays - Yolanda Gamboa Awarded the 2020 Vern Williamsen Comedia Book Prize

The Williamsen Prize is awarded to a current member of the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater for an outstanding academic book published in the past three years more

Matt Stabile, producing artistic director of FAU's Theatre Lab
FAU Theatre Lab’s Artistic Director Matt Stabile Receives 2020 Remy Pioneer Award

The award is bestowed upon individuals who have, over the years, taken the lead and contributed substantially to the health, growth and development of the South Florida theatre community. 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
Jeffrey Huber
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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