Make meaning in your life

Life is full of questions. Come to SFU’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) to ask and explore them.

Want to find out what courses you can study to explore these questions? Curious to meet who your instructors will be? Would you like to hear from current students and alumni of our programs? Explore your options below!

Nurture your interest in cultural intelligence by studying Intro to Indigenous Studies, Intro to Labour Studies, Gender Talk, and much more.

Create an inclusive society →

Cultivate your interest in language and culture in courses such as Global History from the Revolutionary Age to Present, Politics of Prosperity and Inequality, and more. 

Become a global citizen →

Realize your political potential! Study Intro to Politics and Government, Economics and Government, Moral Problems, Feminist Action, and more.

Put your potential into action →

Question your beliefs. Learn how in these courses: Exploring the Mind, Knowledge and Reality, and Critical Thinking.

Free your mind →

Learn about the past in courses such as Intro to Logic and Reasoning, Science, Policy and Innovation, and Many Europes: Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern.

Build a better future →

Ready to start asking?

These questions cover massive life topics. We address them in our 23 undergraduate departments and programs and 1,200 courses. Our instructors are experts in their fields. They will empower you with the knowledge to go deeper in your questioning, helping you shape your own meaningful journey through your life. 

Start your future →

Nurture your interest in cultural intelligence by studying Intro to Indigenous Studies, Intro to Labour Studies, Gender Talk, and much more.

Create an inclusive society ->

Realize your political potential! Study Intro to Politics and Government, Economics and Government, Moral Problems, Feminist Action, and more.

Discover your potential ->

Learn about the past in courses such as Intro to Logic and Reasoning, Science, Policy and Innovation, and Many Europes: Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern.

Begin your future ->

Cultivate your interest in language and culture in courses such as Global History from the Revolutionary Age to Present, Politics of Prosperity and Inequality, and more. 

Be a global citizen ->

Question your beliefs. Learn how in these courses: Exploring the Mind, Knowledge and Reality, and Critical Thinking.

Free your mind ->

Ready to start asking?

These five questions cover massive life topics. We address them in our 23 undergraduate departments and programs, and 1,200 courses. Our instructors are experts in their fields. They will not only answer you, they will empower you with the knowledge to go deeper in your questioning, helping you shape your own meaningful journey through your life. 

Start your application, start your future →

What is FASS?

  • The largest faculty at SFU. We offer 23 undergraduate departments, schools and programs and 1,200 courses. 
  • A fascinating mix of study areas. While fields in the arts and social sciences are distinct, they often overlap and complement each other. 
  • A world of possibilities. Explore your interests and discover new passions with no limitations.
  • A pathway to success in life. We believe that interdisciplinary study prepares you for the complexities of life beyond university.

Why study in FASS?

From gender studies to history to political science to psychology to sociology and beyond, FASS gives students access to the education and tools you desire to answer your questions.

Choose FASS to provide grounding and confidence in your decision making, daily lives, career choices, and future.

Here are four of our most popular and sought after areas of study at FASS. For even more, visit our YouTube page.

What is FASS?

  • The largest faculty at SFU. We offer 23 undergraduate departments, schools and programs and 1,200 courses. 
  • A fascinating mix of study areas. While fields in the arts and social sciences are distinct, they often overlap and complement each other. 
  • A world of possibilities. Explore your interests and discover new passions with no limitations.
  • A pathway to success in life. We believe that interdisciplinary study prepares you for the complexities of life beyond university.

Why study in FASS?

From gender studies to history to political science to psychology to sociology and beyond, FASS gives students access to the education and tools you desire to answer your questions.

Choose FASS to provide grounding and confidence in your decision making, daily lives, career choices, and future.

Here are four of our most popular and sought after areas of study at FASS. For even more, visit our YouTube page.

What do students have to say about FASS?

Start shaping your future now.

Immerse yourself in the study of arts and social sciences to develop your intellectual and introspective side. Become empowered to understand the complexities of life.

Shape your future by asking your questions at SFU’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 

Make meaning in your life.

Apply now

Apply by January 31 to start your studies in September 2021

We are here to support you!

Considering applying but you have more questions?

Contact Kaitlan Davis, FASS's Recruitment, Community Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, at fass_rec@sfu.ca - she'll be happy to help you!

Already an SFU student and you want to take FASS courses?

Connect with our friendly academic advisors. They'll help you plan your academic path and make the most out of your SFU experience.

Don't let money be a problem.

See our Financial Aid page to get the help you need as a FASS student. 

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