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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: firstyearenglish@kpu.ca

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: kpu.ca/scienceworld


Read our latest newsletter - Spring 2017

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


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Arts Events

07/20/2017 - 10:00 to 18:00
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Support this student-led fundraiser hosted by ENTR 3110 students! Proceeds raised benefit the SPCA

07/20/2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

The KSA invites you back to a simpler time before "playing games" amounted to little more than tapping on a screen.

07/20/2017 - 12:00 to 16:00
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Support this student-led fundraiser hosted by ENTR 3110 students! Proceeds raised benefit One Tree Planted

07/21/2017 - 12:00 to 17:00
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Support this student-led fundraiser hosted by ENTR 3110 students! Proceeds raised benefit the Richmond Animal Protection Society. 

Arts News

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...

Jun 21 / 2017
Work study, study on campus, kpu, job

Looking to gain work experience on campus this September? Apply for Work Study…

Kwantlen Student Awards and Financial Aid and the Career Services office are happy to announce the...

Jun 21 / 2017
accounting, CPA recruit

Are you interested in a career in public accounting? The first set of application deadlines for most national firms has shifted from September 2017 to June 2017. Also, the national and mid-...

Jun 21 / 2017
Criminology instructor, Dr. Lisa Monchalin

A first-of-its-kind Indigenous studies program launching this fall at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will focus on community and justice.

KPU aptly announced its new minor in...

Jun 15 / 2017
Amrita Lit, B.A. Psychology '12

What is it like to live in Surrey as an Indo-Canadian girl?

Amrita Lit, a graduate from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), debuts her new novel, Chasing Kismet, an ambitious...