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

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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Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant
Research Thursdays - FAU’s Theatre Lab Receives Heckscher Foundation for Children Grant

The grant funds the Future PAGES, the @Center, LabRATS and the Teaching Artist Institute educational outreach programs at Theatre Lab... more

The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education
FAU’s Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Names Outstanding Holocaust Educators

The awards recognize educators who have demonstrated a positive impact on their schools and the wider community more

Archaeology Bootcamp
Research Thursdays - Department of Anthropology and the Florida Public Archaeology Network Host Archaeology Bootcamp Program

The program is part of a grant from the Bureau of Land Management for archaeology and public interpretation... more

Aimee Arias, associate professor of Political Science and associate dean for Research and Creative Achievemen
Research Thursdays - Aimee Arias received a Jean Monnet Project Grant from the European Union to create a South Florida High School Model European Union (SFHSMEU)

This project is made possible with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union... more

David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst
FAU Presents ‘Democracy Going Forward: The State of the American Presidency’

FAU’s Department of History presents the 2021 Alan B. and Charna Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency with David Gergen, CNN’s senior political analyst. 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
Lowanda R. Warren
Lawonda R. Warren
Commercial Music 2005

Lawonda R. Warren is the Assistant City Attorney/Police Legal Advisor for the City of Delray Beach, FL. Read More

FACULTY
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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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