Embrace the And

At VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, we feel passionately about the possibilities the “and” in the College of Humanities and Sciences represents. That’s why you see the ampersand–our &–everywhere! As a student, you have the opportunity to take courses across multiple disciplines and, if you want, pursue a minor, certificate program, or double major. You will also combine a solid liberal arts foundation with job readiness. With two schools, 17 departments and three programs, you have a lot of options—and we'd love to have you join us.

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Consider the value of a liberal arts education.

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"A majority of employers view the learning outcomes that define a contemporary liberal education ... to be 'very important' for success in the workforce."

Source: Association of American Colleges and Universities

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Everett Worthington, Ph.D., is a leader in the field of forgiveness and Commonwealth Professor Emeritus at VCU. (File photo)

May 22, 2024

Global study on forgiveness was rooted in the work of VCU professor emeritus Everett Worthington

Unprecedented four-continent research project, plus a direct campaign in Colombia, highlight the benefits of learning to forgive.

Since 2006, more than 90 VCU students and alumni have received Fulbright awards, including five this year. (File photo)

May 20, 2024

Five recent VCU graduates receive Fulbright awards for the 2024-25 academic year

In earning one the country’s top academic honors, they push VCU’s total to near 100 since establishment of its National Scholarship Office.

Maizah Rashid (right) stands outside the Sisters of Mercy Hospital in Croatia, where she served an internship in summer 2022. (Contributed photo)

May 17, 2024

VCU Internship Funding Program propels students to career success

Three recent alums reflect how the initiative connects academic pursuits to employment and professional development.

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Equity, inclusion and diversity @CHS

We're committed to promoting experiences and fueling behaviors that support a welcoming and affirming environment.

Learn more about equity, inclusion and diversity in the College of Humanities and Sciences.