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Faculty of Arts

Areas of study

Whatever your field of interest, you will gain valuable — and transferable — skills in communication, research and problem solving. Take your communication skills to the highest level, delve into the meaning behind film and literature and prepare for global opportunities in English, Languages, and Cultures. Explore cultures and ideas from differing viewpoints in Humanities, which includes History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Women’s Studies and Canadian Studies. Shape the spaces in which people live and work with a degree in Interior Design. Prepare for global opportunities in Languages and Cultures. Build a solid foundation in policy theory, Economics and Political Science with a major in Policy Studies. Study human behaviour in Psychology. Get a better understanding of social relationships and society in Sociology & Anthropology. Combine criminological theory with practical experience in Justice Studies.

Meet some of our Faculty of Arts Professors

Mount Royal University's Faculty of Arts professors engage personally with students. Through passion in their field, they bring experience to the classroom that allows students the opportunity to interact and engage in innovative classes.

Get to know some of our faculty and see how they connect teaching and learning in our community to provide Mount Royal students with a broader perspective.


  • Richard Sutherland, Policy Studies: Researching government policy of live music
  • Evelyn Field, Psychology: Studying the neurology of snails
  • Mario Trono, English: Film critic for CBC Radio
  • Samanti Kulatilake, Anthropology: Biological anthropologist excavating in Sri Lanka
  • Jennifer Pettit and Liam Haggarty, Humanities: Treaty Seven Field School

Our faculty are just one of the advantages of a Mount Royal University Faculty of Arts degree.