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Faculty of Arts

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University!

Our website has lots of valuable information that can help you in choosing the program that best fits you!  Browse through our many degree options and read about the interesting courses that we offer.  Feel free to click on our department pages located on the left menu. Find yourself in Arts.

*NEW* English Prerequisite

As of May 30, 2016, students can now enter English 1100, 1202, and 1204 with a C+ in English 12, and they can take their university first-year English credits in any order they like.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us:

Courses Still Available for Spring 2017!

Looking for an extra course to take? We've made it easy and have compiled a list for you!

Check it out: PDF icon KPU FOA Class Availability Spring 2017

If you have questions, please book an appointment to see one of our Arts Degree Advisors through AdvisorConnect.

KPU and Science World Team Up for a Brilliant Speaker Series!

KPU is proud to partner with Science World for a speaker series featuring faculty members from the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science and Horticulture.  We are excited to continue this series through the 2016-2017 season!

To learn more about this series and to RSVP, go to:

Join KPU's New Sustainability Cohort!

Want to take courses with students who have a similar interest in sustainability?  Then this cohort is for you!

Learn more:

Read our latest newsletter - Fall 2016

Catch up on all the news from the Faculty of Arts Newsletter. Here's to a great Fall term!

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Arts Events

Feb 27 / 2017
KPU Brewing Career Fair 2017

Attention KPU Brewing students: Join us for a one-day career fair to network with brewery employers and talk career opportunities in the craft beer industry!

Feb 27 / 2017

The Kwantlen Improv Group invites you to weekly workshops to learn about and work on Improv acting skills!

When: Mondays, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Feb 27 / 2017
med school forum

So you want to go to Med School? Join us at our Med School Forum on Feb.27 to:

Arts News

Feb 14 / 2017
Michael Chapdelaine

Langley, B.C.— Only one person has ever won the world's top competitions in both fingerstyle and classical guitar and he’s coming to Kwantlen Polytechnic...

Feb 10 / 2017

Surrey, B.C. — Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) students will benefit from a $22 million federal-provincial infrastructure investment.

The Government of...

Oct 27 / 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Quartet-in-Residence

Surrey, B.C. – Afraid of the dark? This concert may not be for you.

One of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation...

Oct 24 / 2016
The Mirror Test

Langley, B.C. – Who is the man in the mirror?

Therapist-turned-playwright Kevin Kokoska portrays two very different-looking men on an awkward, affective and...

Oct 17 / 2016

Surrey, B.C. - 

Presented by KSA Peer Support

Listen, learn, and participate in important discussions on sexuality...