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 Women and Gender Studies
Irish Studies  

More options for Arts students

Areas of Study

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

Quick Links

Faculty of Arts
Mailing address:
Saint Mary’s University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3