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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

Other degrees prepare you for the known; an arts degree prepares you for the unknown. Whether you aspire to be a teacher, lawyer, musician, psychologist, or painter, a well-rounded liberal arts education will give you a solid foundation in creative and critical thinking for life. Choose from 21 departments and disciplines to develop a deep and holistic understanding of our world today—from anthropology, political science, and criminology to fine arts, English, and philosophy.

Our arts students explore contemporary and interconnected social and cultural issues through the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts in experiential programs that include service and community-engaged learning, research projects, practicums, field schools, and co-op placements. KPU is where thought meets action, and there are myriad possibilities to transform your passion into a career you love.

Courses Still Available for Fall 2018!

Are you still looking for courses to take in the Fall semester?  We've compiled a list to make it easy to find! 

PDF icon Courses Available - Fall 2018


The Zed Cred Program

Did you know that you can finish your first year of courses at KPU with zero cost for textbooks? Thanks to support from BCcampus, KPU now offers Canada’s first Zed Cred program. The "Z" in Zed Cred refers to zero textbook costs by way of using open educational resources and/or free library materials. Register for courses in the Certificate in Arts a flexible yet foundational 1-year program based on the completion of 30 credits of coursework across various first year courses in ENGL, PSYC, HIST, SOCI, EDUC, among many others.

Learn more: kpu.ca/zedcred 


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 2018-2019 season!

To learn more about this series and to RSVP, go to: kpu.ca/scienceworld