Faculty of Arts

UNB Saint John, Faculty of ArtsIn the first two years of study, students may choose classes from Arts, Science and Business.

At the end of their second year, students must major in one of the Arts disciplines – Social Sciences, Psychology, History and Politics, or Humanities and Languages.

Students also have the option to complete a double major or a minor in one of the secondary fields of study, as listed below:

  • Biology
  • Business
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Information & Communication Studies
  • International Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Psychosocial Dimensions of Sport
  • Sociology
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Teaching English as a Second Language

Arts certificates

A certificate, made up of several courses relating to a common theme, can be taken as a stand-alone
program or coordinated with a bachelor program. Certificate program options at UNB Saint John include:

  • Certificate in Economics
  • Certificate in Gender Studies 
  • Certificate in General Studies 
  • Certificate in Proficiency in French 
  • Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language 
  • Certificate in Mathematics for Education


Our concurrent BA/BEd degree focuses on elementary school teacher training for kindergarten through grade five, and includes courses in human development, teaching techniques and education theories. To qualify, you must complete your first year of studies in the BA program, and then submit your application by the end of January of your first year at UNB Saint John.

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