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BE BOLD. BE DARING. BE FAU

BE BOLD. BE DARING. BE FAU

Open Lifelong Doors:
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
SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Kevin Jacques

College of Science

Kevin is double majoring in Chemistry and Biology and is an active member of the FAU student body. His advice to students is to use all the resources FAU has to offer to pursue opportunities that will ultimately enhance career prospects in the future.more

Jillian Coyle

Arts and Letters

Jillian is currently studying Interdisciplinary Studies and minoring in Leadership. Her advice to all students is to get involved. As the President of Sigma Kappa, she’s been able to cultivate her leadership skills while meeting new people and enjoying campus life. more

Melissa Whelchel

FRESHMAN

Upon earning her Masters of Health Administration from FAU, Whelchel was promoted to Director of Director of Strategic Development at Boca Raton Regional Hospital (BRRH).more

FACULTY

Julia Servoss, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Servoss joined FAU in 2007, and in her current role she is responsible for the design, development, implementation and management of a comprehensive diversity and cultural competency program in the College.more

NEWS ALL NEWS

FAU Mascot Wears Owlsley Feet One Last Time

FAU Mascot Wears Owlsley Feet One Last Time

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FAU Graduate Researching Potential Ebola and Zika Vaccines

FAU Graduate Researching Potential Ebola and Zika Vaccines

While teaching microbiology in Nigeria in 2014, Olumide Adenmosun, 31, witnessed firsthand the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history and knew he had to ... more

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

Researchers 'Count Cars' - Literally - to Manage Traffic

Researchers are "counting cars" to improve traffic on overcrowded roads. And with more than 263 million passenger vehicles in the U.S. and more than 1... more

Nursing Home Guide Could Save U.S. Millions of Dollars

Nursing Home Guide Could Save U.S. Millions of Dollars

An innovative yet simple and inexpensive approach using a guide for residents in nursing homes and their families could have a dramatic impact nationw... more

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Announces Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Announces Schedule

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the fall semester, which begins... more

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