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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

11/22/2017 - 11:00 to 13:00

School is getting busy! With exams coming up, papers due and group projects, this is a stressful time for students.

11/22/2017 - 12:00

Music@Midweek is a free noon hour concert series that takes place on Wednesdays in the KPU Langley Auditorium.

11/22/2017 - 17:30 to 19:00
Kwantlen Toastmasters

KPU Toastmasters provides its members with a safe, positive, and fun environment in which they can develop their oral communication skills.

11/23/2017 - 17:30 to 18:30
Psych Head

Join the Kwantlen Psychology Society for their 'Psych Behind' event series. The topic being explored this time is ethics. 

11/24/2017 - 10:00 to 14:00
KPU Richmond Campus

Arts News

Nov 22 / 2017
work study, jobs

Do you have student loan? Gain work experience on campus – Apply for KPU Work Study today!

Applicants must:

  • be a domestic student
  • be enrolled in at least...

Nov 20 / 2017
Restorative Justice Week

Margot Van Sluytman met the man who killed her father, and then she forgave him.

Van Sluytman and her father’s murderer Glen Flett are coming to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU...

Nov 1 / 2017
LinkedIn, workshop, resume, career services

LinkedIn Workshop

Get ready to get hired! Whether you have a working LinkedIn profile or are looking to brush up an existing one, join Career and Volunteer Services for...

Oct 30 / 2017
Including All Citizens Project receives funding from the Vancouver Foundation

One of the first fully inclusive, for-credit university initiatives in North America is getting a much-needed boost in funds.

Early last year, KPU launched a pilot project that includes...

Oct 26 / 2017
Alana Abramson

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Today, Dr. Alana Abramson is an award-winning criminology instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).

But 24 years ago,...