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Certificate in Computing in Arts & Social Sciences

Designed for students in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, this certificate program is intended to develop participants’ digital literacy. Students will develop and apply technical computing skills and also explore key social and intellectual issues in an increasingly digital world.


DALCAP: The Coordinated Arts Program

This coordinated, structured set of courses will give you the foundation for engaging with the challenges facing our world, even as it provides an excellent entry point for most Majors in the Arts and Social Sciences.


The 2016-17 edition of the FASS First Year Newsletter

Learn more about our faculty, students, staff and alumni, plus the many opportunities you can explore!


Welcome to our new dean, Dr. Frank Harvey

on July 1, 2016, Dr. Harvey assumed the role of Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


First-Year Interest Groups

Starting your first year in Arts and Social Sciences? Are you undeclared but love things like pop culture, history, international politics, literature or the performing arts? Register for a FIG (First-Year Interest Group) and you'll really get to delve into what interests you.


Let your BA take you around the world

Learn more about our travel and exchange opportunities


Add a Minor to your degree

Customize your degree and stand out in the job market


The Faces of FASS (video series)

Meet some of our arts and social sciences students


About FASS

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students

Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a world of choices: thousands of courses, two hundred professors, thirty-five academic programs. Learn more about the Faculty.

Research & Researchers

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences student researching

How can the study of humanities and social sciences inform policy, improve health and restore the environment?  Find out how FASS research and researchers are changing the world.  


  • Chinese connections
    On Tuesday, October 25, Dalhousie will host China Day — a series of events highlighting the university's connections with China and engaging students, faculty and staff with performances, information sessions and more.
  • Fulbright Scholarship takes Dal graduate student to California
    Thanks to a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, Dal Political Science student John Mitton is getting to advance his award-winning international conflict research at the University of Southern California.
  • Art of the city: Dal students and faculty take part in Halifax's Nocturne festival
    Blanket forts, real-life video games, live music and more — there’s something for everyone in Dal's contributions to Nocturne: Art at Night, a free creative arts festival taking place across Halifax this Saturday evening (October 15).
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