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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. Two-hundred 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. Wrap your tongue around a 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 during a theatre or music class. And learn about international development first-hand by living abroad for a semester.