Humanities Programs

Students in the humanities study all aspects of human culture, including language, literature, history, philosophy, fine art, architecture, cinema, classics, culture, religion, drama and music.  From ancient Egypt to post-colonial literature, from languages to the civilizations of Asia, a wide variety of courses and programs in the humanities provide students with the knowledge, intellectual skills and habits of thought indispensable to a modern education.

The following is a list of programs of study students can apply to at the end of their first year.  Courses demarcated with a (J) mean they are jointly listed under both Humanities and Social Sciences.

For more details in each of these programs visit our calendar.


Learn more about the Faculty of Arts & Science by reading our Viewbook


First Year