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Arts & Humanities

Student Life

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. Our students have access to countless opportunities for research, conferences and experiential learning.

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Community Engaged Learning Courses
Gain hands-on, practical experience in our Community Engaged Learning courses to deepen your understanding of class content through action.

Student Clubs, Groups and Associations
Join one of our many clubs, get published in a student journal, exhibit art in our Artlab Gallery, or act in our Summer Shakespeare program.

Make the World your Classroom
Study, volunteer or work abroad. We offer a range of opportunities for you to integrate international experiences into your university education. Take a Study Tour course and travel to Rwanda, Greece, Spain, England, Cuba or New York.

Visit the Faculty of Arts & Humanities website for more information.


  • Art History
  • Art History and Museum Studies
  • Art History and Studio Arts
  • Arts & Humanities (SASAH)
  • Classical Studies
  • Comparative Literatures and Cultures*
  • Creative Writing*
  • Creative Writing and English Language & Literature
  • 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 for Arabic*
  • Intercultural Communications for Japanese*
  • Italian Language and Culture
  • Latin*
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Museum and Curatorial Studies
  • 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 (Specialization)
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing Studies*

*Available as a minor only; cannot be completed as a degree alone. ~Sexuality Studies 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
  • Certificates in Intercultural Communications for:
    • Arabic
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Spanish
  • 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


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