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Arts & Humanities

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When you complete an arts degree at Western University you will study in a faculty with one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios in Canada. This means more personalized attention from our world-class professors and researchers. Through your experience at Western, you will hone your skills in critical thinking and effective communication. These are key factors that will allow you to manage the constantly changing demands of contemporary careers.

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  • Art History
  • Art History and Criticism
  • Arts and Humanities (SASAH)
  • Classical Studies
  • Comparative Literature and Culture
  • Creative Writing*
  • Creative Writing and English Language & Literature
  • Digital Humanities*
  • Digital Spanish*
  • English for Teachers*
  • English Language and Literature
  • Ethics*
  • Feminist Theory*
  • Film Studies
  • Francophone Studies*
  • French Language and Linguistics
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Language and Translation*
  • French Linguistics and Literature
  • French Studies
  • Gender, Sexuality and Culture*~
  • General Cinema Studies*
  • General English*
  • German*
  • German Language and Culture
  • Global Gender Studies
  • Greek*
  • Greek and Latin*
  • Greek and Latin Literature*
  • Greek and Roman Archaeology*
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Latin*
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Museum and Curatorial Studies
  • National Cinemas*
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science*
  • Popular Literature and Cultural Studies*
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Spanish Language and Linguistics
  • Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre Studies
  • Visual Arts
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing Studies*

*Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone. ~Gender, Sexuality and Culture is a joint program with Modern Languages and Literatures and Women’s Studies


  • Bachelor of Arts Honors (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors (BFA) (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Arts (3 Years, 4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Arts Honors (BA) with Honors Business Administration (HBA) from the Ivey Business School (5 Years)


  • Certificate in Business French
  • Certificate in Ethics
  • Certificate in Practical French
  • Certificate in Practical German
  • Certificate in Practical Italian
  • Certificate in Practical Spanish
  • Certificate in Professional Communication
  • Certificate in Theatre Arts
  • Certificate in Writing
  • Certificate in Digital Spanish


  • Diploma in Business French
  • Diploma in Ethics
  • Diploma in Practical French
  • Diploma in Writing
  • Diploma in Professional Communication