Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, one of the University of Alberta’s founding faculties. The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top quality programs in the social sciences, humanities and fine arts. We will prepare our students for successful careers in every sector of society by providing rigorous academic training, exposure to Canada’s top teachers and researchers, and hands on experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, such as Community Service Learning and Arts Work Experience programs. Through the development of innovative problem-solving and critical thinking skills, creativity, effective communication and the ability to learn and adapt to new situations, our students learn the tools they will need to thrive in a diverse and increasingly complex workplace.

A degree from the Faculty of Arts is built on more than 100 years of experience, award-winning teaching, nationally and internationally recognized research and a proven track record of 50,000 alumni living worldwide who are contributing to their communities and to all sectors of the economy.