Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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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

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.

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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Wick Theatre Becomes Second Corporate Donor to FAU's Theatre Lab

Theatre Lab, FAU’s professional theater company dedicated to the development and production of new work in American theater, welcomes Wick Theatre as the second corporate donor to join the Theatre Lab Inner Circle. more

Department of Theatre and Dance Presents the Comedy "The Rivals"

“The Rivals,” a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, runs from Friday, Feb. 16 through Sunday, Feb. 25 in Studio One more

Wood Salvaged from Hurricane Irma to be Used for Artist Workshop

Nationally known artist Josh Copus will be at FAU from Thursday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 11 for a workshop on wood-fired ceramics. more

FAU Presents Actress Sharon Gless with 'An Evening All About Women'

The evening will feature a play reading of Nora and Delia Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” more

FAU Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble 2018

FAU’s Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with several premieres and a dance film. more

 
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STUDENTS
Faust, Claudia

Claudia Faust

Senior

Claudia Faust is a senior in Multimedia Broadcast Journalism. She was a sports intern at NBC4 in Washington D.C. this past summer where she had the opportunity to interview players and coaches from the Washington Nationals,...Read More

ALUMNI
Hancock, Corey

Corey Hancock

BA Political Science 2002

While at FAU Corey participated in study abroad programs in Spain and Ecuador. He then earned a Masters in Spanish at FAU before joining the Peace Corps, which stationed him in Bolivia. Corey learned one of the native languages...Read More

FACULTY

Carol Prusa, MFA, Professor of Painting/Drawing

Professor Prusa spent the summer preparing a solo show at the Sarasota Art Center, which opened in September. She also traveled to Nebraska for the total eclipse. As a result of this trip, she is beginning a project based on seeing the totality of the eclipse and reading about American women astronomers. Read More

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