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Overview

Step outside the typical university department and into Humanities. We are SFU’s home for art history, Classics, Hellenic (Greek) studies, and religious studies, stretching from antiquity to today. And our faculty includes experts in a range of other fields, too: Asian studies, history, medieval and Renaissance studies, modern literature, philosophy, and political science. Why? Because the study of the human condition––the core of what we do––knows no boundaries. A study in the Humanities will prepare you to join a global community as both a thoughtful, engaged citizen and as a successful professional. We teach you to read critically, think creatively, write convincingly, work collaboratively, and speak confidently.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

The Humanities program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offered as a major, minor, and a joint major with English; French; History; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies; or Philosophy. Students in the these programs also have the option of taking the following concentrations to enhance their education: Art and Material Culture, Hellenic Studies, Mythologies, and Public Engagement and Intellectual Culture.

The program also offers a post baccalaureate diploma and certificates in Hellenic studies; Medieval and Renaissance studies; and religious studies.

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