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Application Deadline: March 1
Separate application required: No
Intake: Fall, winter and spring semesters

Arts graduates are hired by a variety of employers everyday — from corporations to non-profits and everything in between. They create their own jobs and start their own businesses. For more information on careers for arts graduates, contact their office.


BACHELOR OF ARTS These degree programs require students to complete a minimum of 120 credit hours (normally 40 courses) and generally take four years to complete. During their studies students will examine culture, thought, prehistory and history, human interactions and the social and natural forces that constantly transform our society. Students gain the critical-thinking, analytical and communication skills needed to succeed and adapt in a changing world through the study of a major and minor (see list of majors below).

JOINT DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF ARTS AND BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (CO-OPERATIVE) – Offered in conjunction with the Faculty of Business Administration; students concurrently complete the bachelor of commerce (co-operative) requirements and focus non-business electives on an area of specialization in accordance with a bachelor of arts degree.


  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Classics
  • Communications Studies^
  • Computer Science
  • Economics*
  • English Language & Literature
  • Folklore
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • German Language & Literature
  • History
  • Law and Society^
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval Studies^
  • Philosophy
  • Police Studies^
  • Political Science*
  • Psychology*
  • Pure Mathematics/Statistics
  • Religious Studies
  • Russian Language & Literature
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

^ Interdisciplinary
* co-op available


Students may apply for admission into the bachelor of arts program directly from high school by indicating bachelor of arts as their program choice on the university application. They may choose their intended major at the time of application or they may wish to explore the many different options and declare a major in their second or third year of study. Direct entry into the faculty from high school is subject to the applicant meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University.


For further information on degrees and majors offered by the Faculty of Arts visit or email

Phone: 709 864 8254