Explore what it means to be human with Arts and Social Sciences

Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) offers a world of choices. We are the oldest and one of the largest faculties on campus.  We boast thousands of courses. 140 professors. Thirty-five academic programs.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences encompasses the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Dive into thought-provoking courses such as Youth and Society, Explorations in Religion, Gender Theory and World Politics. Open new doors by learning a new language, with classes in Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, even Mandarin. Sharpen your reasoning skills and writing abilities by taking a literature or philosophy class. Step into the spotlight in a theatre or music class. Build on what you're learning in the classroom by taking one of our many Experiential Learning course offerings. Learn about international development first-hand by living abroad for a semester. And give an extra boost to your resume by completing one (or more) of our certificate programs.