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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:

Fall 2017 Langley - 1st Year Arts Courses 

Looking for a great elective to take in the Fall?  Try an Arts course at KPu Langley! Great course topics, sections fit your schedule, and you can use the KPU shuttle! View the Fall 2017 Arts Course Schedule.

Fall 2017 Evening & Weekend Classes

Working full time? Have other daytime commitments preventing you from taking the courses you need? Take a look at our evening and weekend course options. View the Fall 2017 Evening & Weekend Course Schedule.

NEW Arts Research Classes for Fall 2017!

Introducing ARTS 3991, 3992, 3993 – Undergraduate Research & Scholarship 

The Faculty of Arts is proud to announce new research-based courses for credit this Fall! It matches a student with a faculty member on a special research topic. View all available research opportunities.

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

09/25/2017 - 11:00 to 13:30

KPU's School of Business, in collaboration with KPU International, the Kwantlen Student Association, and KPU Business Clubs, is organizing a party to welcome new business students to KPU.

09/25/2017 - 11:30 to 13:00
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KPU is developing a Teaching, Learning and Scholarship Strategy to guide our priorities and activities for the next few years.

09/25/2017 - 12:00 to 13:00
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This workshop will help you identify why you procrastinate and will introduce
strategies for overcoming procrastination and getting back on track.

09/25/2017 - 17:00 to 18:45

Instructor Daniel Chai (The Fictionals, Improv Against Humanity) invites you to learn theatre games, communication techniques, make new friends and have fun!

09/25/2017 - 17:00 to 18:00
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This workshop will help you identify why you procrastinate and will introduce strategies for overcoming procrastination and getting back on track.

Arts News

Sep 14 / 2017
criminology, fair, events

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 1 – 4 pm

This is your chance to meet with employers and volunteer organizations involved in the criminology and justice fields as well...

Aug 21 / 2017
life stages

Bob Dylan was right when he wrote the times they are a changing.

But how we experience those times also changes during our lifetimes, according to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)...

Aug 14 / 2017
job fair

Get Ready! Get Hired! is a month-long event hosted by Career and Volunteer Services that brings employment and volunteerism to the forefront. Shape your career portfolio with experiences that...

Aug 14 / 2017
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Gain work experience on campus – Apply for KPU Work Study today!


The Work Study program is an excellent way to earn extra income and...

Jul 5 / 2017
Talking Circle

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Criminology students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) and some of those incarcerated at Kwìkwèxwelhp Healing Village in Harrison Mills are...