Departments and Programs

The Faculty of Arts at Saint Mary's is home to 12 academic departments, one of the widest selections of humanities and social science disciplines in Atlantic Canada, and a unique range of interdisciplinary programs and certificate options.

Academic Departments

Anthropology Languages and Cultures
Criminology Philosophy
English Language and Literature Political Science
Geography and Environmental Studies Social Justice and Community Studies
Global Development Studies Sociology
History The Study of Religion  


Interdisciplinary Programs

Asian Studies Latin American Studies
Atlantic Canada Studies Linguistics
Intercultural Studies Public Humanities and Heritage
Irish Studies Women and Gender Studies

More options for Arts students

Areas of Study

Ancient Studies Applied History
Anthropology British Studies
Asian Studies Chinese Studies
Atlantic Canada Studies Climate Change Studies
Criminology Creative Writing
Economics Culture, Race and Resistance in Literature
English Dramatic Literature
Entrepreneurship English Language 
French Film Studies
Geography German Studies 
Global Development Studies Global Environmental Politics 
History Indigenous Studies
Intercultural Studies Japanese Studies 
Irish Studies  Latin American Studies 
Law and Ethics (major) Peace and Conflict Studies 
Linguistics Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies  
Political Science  
Social Justice and Community Studies  
Spanish and Hispanic Culture  

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Saint Mary’s University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

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