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IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Fall 2022 Academic Term

KPU is continuing with more on-campus teaching, learning and research in Fall 2022. Our fall course offerings will include a variety of in-person and online classes, as well as classes being offered in a blended (partially online) format.

Check this webpage for further information about Fall 2022 classes.

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 23 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.


The Zero Textbook Cost Program

KPU offers Canada's first Zero Textbook Cost programs. Thanks to the use of open educational resources and/or library materials you can now complete a program and earn a credential without spending money on expensive textbooks. 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/ztc 


Apply for the ARTS Practicum!

Through the ARTS 4800 Practicum course our students apply the academic knowledge and analytical skills learned in the classroom in a workplace environment. 

Students who complete a practicum usually mention that it enabled them to explore potential career paths, make useful contacts, add real-world experience to their resume and build confidence beyond their coursework.

For more information, please take a moment to watch our practicum informational video. 

 

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