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Arts & Social Science

Huron’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences (FASS) offers a truly unique learning experience where students have the opportunity to engage with thought-provoking subject matter across eleven Departments that offer 63 distinctive programs.

Develop your understanding of all aspects of life that influence communities. From learning to speak a new language to becoming a more effective local and global citizen, FASS will empower you with the knowledge to understand the world, and the skills to shape it.

WHY STUDY WITHIN THE FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE?

Learn how to critically analyze the complex narratives that shape humanity. Grapple with the processes of meaning-making in diverse cultures to better understand what pushes our world forward, what stands in the way of its betterment – and how you contribute to shaping the aspects you are passionate about.

Alumni Stories

Graduates from Huron’s Faculty of Arts & Social Science are making it happen – all around the world. Their incredibly unique stories speak directly to the value and adaptability of a Liberal Arts degree. Whether their educational journey involved philosophical thought, the study of various cultures or focused on human behaviour, our alumni have put their degrees to work.

By leveraging the knowledge and skills they gained at Huron, our Leaders with Heart have earned top spots at Fortune 500 companies, they’ve helped reduce suffering, increased community good and are continuing to achieve aspirational success, all while remaining true to our values of compassion, integrity and innovation.

  • Economics is about more than just people. It's an enriching exploration into the social and economic trends that influence and shape one another, resulting in transformative human experiences.
    Mahdiyeh Entezarkheir, PhD
    Associate Professor, Economics
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  • I hope to engage students in the perennial questions and ideas that are essential to our life in community with others.
    Sara MacDonald, PhD
    Professor, Political Science
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  • Huron students are motivated by our Liberal Arts perspectives, and we're going to take them in different directions to create a better world.
    Annika Lui
    Venture for Canada Fellow
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  • I approach teaching as an opportunity to create conditions that foster collective forms of learning and celebrate anti-oppressive ways of knowing in a global context.
    Lucas Savino, PhD
    Associate Professor, Centre for Global Studies
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  • I approach teaching as the cultivation of events in which we may confront the responsibilities we have as knowers, embrace the value of dis- and re-orientations in our learning, and become highly skilled in ethical scholarly practices.
    Mark F. N. Franke, PhD
    Director & Professor, Centre for Global Studies
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  • My philosophy is to assist students in their development of professional judgment for management through breadth and depth of understanding of theories and how organizations work “in the real world.
    Jan Klakurka, MBA, C.Dir., CPA, CMC
    Chair, Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies
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