Liberal Arts at Dal
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.
Read what leading publications have to say about the limitless opportunities offered by Liberal and Performing Arts degrees.
- MacLean’s (July 2016): Revenge of the arts: Why a liberal arts education pays off
- Time Magazine (August 2017): Why We Need the Liberal Arts Now More Than Ever
- Toronto Star (September 2015): Liberal arts degrees teach synthesis, the skill that lasts
- Forbes (November 2016): A Liberal Arts Degree Is More Important Than Ever