With more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the Faculty of Arts is the largest and most diverse faculty at Laurier. Our 19 departments and interdisciplinary programming span a number of fields in the social sciences and humanities.
We are committed to teaching and research excellence. Leaders in our fields of study, we bring expertise and learning into the classroom, honour the scholarship of those who have come before us, and challenge students to combine critical thinking with a commitment to global understanding.
As a Laurier Arts student, you can create a personalized academic journey that fits your passions. Concentrate on a single field of study or combine two. Add a minor area of specialization or one of our many program options. Apply for a co-op or an international volunteer placement, and consider studying abroad for a term. Experience the world through Arts.
Arts courses provide opportunities for you to develop important workplace skills, whether you are working towards a career in business, education or the non-profit sector. You’ll learn to challenge assumptions, communicate effectively, think critically and work cooperatively. Most importantly, you’ll be able to put ideas and issues into local, global and historical perspectives.
Centres/Institutes Associated with the Faculty of Arts
Meet two Laurier residence dons contributing beyond campus
Laurier Moot Court team tops at McGill invitational for second consecutive year
Laurier Global Studies student named a finalist for a full-ride scholarship at McGill University
Laurier Professor Robert McLeman prioritizes personal connections to cultivate virtual classroom community
William Quinton awarded NSERC Alliance Grant to support northern collaboration
Inaugural event in Laurier’s Beyond the Book speaker series explores the Indigenous history of lacrosse
Laurier researchers tackle impacts of COVID-19 on students with disabilities and migrant agricultural workers
Laurier Campus: Celebrating alumni excellence
Laurier’s International Students Overcoming War club celebrates graduates during virtual ceremony
Three Laurier faculty members awarded prestigious Canada Research Chair positions
Laurier Campus: Keeping virtual order
Laurier Campus: Monitoring climate change at Trail Valley Creek Arctic Research Station
Laurier Campus: Protecting the hands that feed us
Vancouver anti-Asian riots of 1907 and the parallels to Canada’s modern-day racial divide
Outdoor rinks help Laurier researchers monitor impacts of climate change
Laurier’s Changemaker Campus designation renewed by Ashoka U
Eight Mitacs Research Training Award winners at Laurier share their findings
Employers continue to support Laurier co-op students amid COVID-19
The Death of Asylum: Q and A with author and professor Alison Mountz
Laurier’s Barry Kay Memorial Lecture will explore the results of the U.S. presidential election
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