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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 hundreds 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. 

Read what leading publications have to say about the limitless opportunities offered by Liberal and Performing Arts degrees.