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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:

Courses Still Available for Spring 2017!

Looking for an extra course to take? We've made it easy and have compiled a list for you!

Check it out: PDF icon KPU FOA Class Availability Spring 2017

If you have questions, please book an appointment to see one of our Arts Degree Advisors through AdvisorConnect.

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:

Join KPU's New Sustainability Cohort!

Want to take courses with students who have a similar interest in sustainability?  Then this cohort is for you!

Learn more:

Read our latest newsletter - Fall 2016

Catch up on all the news from the Faculty of Arts Newsletter. Here's to a great Fall term!

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Arts Events

Jan 25 / 2017
Music@Midweek promo poster

Add some music to your lunch hour by attending a free performance in the Langley campus auditorium.

Jan 25 / 2017
Counselling Tea & Treats

Check out this free, fun, interactive group co-hosted by KPU Counselling and KPU International

Jan 25 / 2017

KDocs will be hosting a free screening of Flin Flon Flim Flam, a film that focuses on the Canadian mining company, Hudbay Minerals Inc., and its Ros

Arts News

Oct 27 / 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Quartet-in-Residence

Surrey, B.C. – Afraid of the dark? This concert may not be for you.

One of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation...

Oct 24 / 2016
The Mirror Test

Langley, B.C. – Who is the man in the mirror?

Therapist-turned-playwright Kevin Kokoska portrays two very different-looking men on an awkward, affective and...

Oct 17 / 2016

Surrey, B.C. - 

Presented by KSA Peer Support

Listen, learn, and participate in important discussions on sexuality...

Oct 3 / 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Honorary Degree recipients

Surrey, B.C. – The two Surrey residents who will be awarded honorary degrees from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) this week spent their entire lives either saving...

Sep 30 / 2016
KPU & Science World Speaker Series

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Did Star Trek inspire the iPad? Is Google a real life version of Terminator’s Skynet? The spark of inspiration in...