Arts & Humanities

Graduate career ready
Adam recently completed an internship at Westland Gallery, a commercial gallery in London, Ont. He learned how to curate, install and archive art. This experience has led Adam to a career path he didn’t expect. What will your experience be like at Western?

Discover your student experience

Enjoy flexibility in programs that allow you to explore a range of interests. Study with internationally recognized researchers and award-winning teachers. Whether you already have a clear career path in mind or are still exploring your options, a world of opportunity awaits you here at Western.

Study what you love

View complete list of programs, degrees, diplomas and certificates:

Areas of Study

  • Art History
  • Art History and Museum Studies†
  • Art History and Studio Arts†
  • Arts & Humanities SASAH)
  • Classical Studies†
  • Comparative Literatures and Cultures*
  • Creative Writing and English Language & Literature†
  • Creative Writing*
  • Digital Humanities*
  • Digital Spanish*
  • English for Teachers*
  • English Language and Literature†
  • Ethics*
  • Feminist, Queer & Critical Race Theory*
  • Film Studies†
  • French Studies†
  • General Cinema Studies*
  • General English*
  • German Language and Culture
  • Global Gender Studies†
  • Greek*
  • Greek and Latin*
  • Greek and Latin Literature*
  • Greek and Roman Archaeology*
  • Greek and Roman History*
  • Intercultural Communications (Arabic/Japanese)*
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Latin*
  • Linguistics†
  • Medieval Studies
  • Museum and Curatorial Studies
  • Philosophy†
  • Philosophy of Science*
  • Photography*
  • 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.
†Can be combined with the Ivey Business School


  • Bachelor of Arts Honors (BA) (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors BFA) (4 Years)


  • Certificate in Art History
  • Certificate in Business French
  • Certificate in Ethics
  • Certificates in Intercultural Communications for:
    • Arabic
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Spanish
  • Certificate in Museum and Cultural Studies
  • Certificate in Photography
  • Certificate in Practical French
  • Certificate in Practical German
  • Certificate in Practical Italian
  • Certificate in Practical Spanish
  • Certificate in Professional Communication
  • Certificate in Studio Arts
  • Certificate in Theatre Arts
  • Certificate in Writing


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