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Interdisciplinary Studies in the Faculty of Arts


Detailed information on your curriculum, options, minors liberal studies and capstone courses.  Find out how you can get involved with student life at Ryerson and the special opportunities to study abroad, student awards available to you and all forms you’ll need to get started. more >>


The challenges and complexities of contemporary society require leaders with constructive, creative and fresh insights. Arts and Contemporary Studies is a unique program designed to create such leaders.

Informed by a deep understanding of the ideas that shaped the world of today, graduates of this program will be poised to shape the world of tomorrow. more >>


New Mandatory ACS Courses!!! Due to curriculum changes, all newly admitted Fall 2016 undergraduate students will take ACS 210 in their first year, second semester and ACS 220 in their second year, first semester, as a replacement for the former ACS 200 which will no longer be offered. Any current second year or higher level students that have not completed ACS 200 will have a final opportunity to complete it in the Fall 2016 term through the Chang School (CACS 200). If you still have not completed ACS 200 after the Fall 2016 term then you are advised to visit your program administrator and you will be required to complete ACS 210 and ACS 220. For more information, please visit our 2016 – 2017 Course Calendar.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Arts and Contemporary Studies: We are pleased to announce that we have been approved to designate our program as an Honours degree program. All students will receive a “Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Arts and Contemporary Studies” upon graduation.

Spring 2016 ACS Fellowship Program: Congratulations to all of our Fellowship students for another year of successful placements and thank you to all the organizations who took on our ACS Fellowship students.

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