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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:

Condensed Courses for Summer 2017!

Want to free up some time for your summer? Don't want to go through four months of class? Instead of the usual four-month long Summer classes, these condensed courses run either May-June, or July-Aug. Register today or talk with an Arts Degree Advisor! You can make an appointment through AdvisorConnect.

Check out what's being offered: PDF icon Condensed Courses Summer 2017

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:

Read our latest newsletter - Spring 2017

Catch up on all the news from the Faculty of Arts Newsletter.

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Arts Events

May 26 / 2017
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May 26, June 2, 9 & 16 2017, (4 Fridays)
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Campus: Surrey
Room: A2410

May 26 / 2017
Workshops Link

Anatomy and Physiology requires you to master clear, concise writing. In this workshop, you will analyze the criteria for successful written responses in tests and exams

May 26 / 2017
Kitsilano Picnic and Games

Join us at the Kitsilano Beach for an afternoon of fun and games.

Date: Friday, May 26th

May 29 / 2017 to Jun 4 / 2017

Bike to Work Week is May 29 - June 4, 2017!​ 

Arts News

May 18 / 2017
Mini Hiring Fair


Bring your resume! Get a job! Find a volunteer opportunity!

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Apr 20 / 2017
KPU music instructor and percussionist Daniel Tones embarks on UK concert tour

Daniel Tones is drumming up interest in contemporary Canadian music across the pond.

KPU music instructor and percussionist, Daniel Tones, returns to the United Kingdom in late April and...

Apr 4 / 2017
Career Services

    KPU Career Day 2017

KPU Career Day 2017 was one to remember; the gym buzzed with the sounds of employers and students networking, freebies were...

Mar 28 / 2017

By Nikolina Djuric

Maple Ridge, B.C.— Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) fine arts students and an instructor molded success last weekend at CLAY...

Mar 24 / 2017
Rajiv Jhangiani

By Nikolina Djuric

Metro Vancouver, B.C.— Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is the institutional leader of open textbook adoption in B.C.