Embrace the &

At VCU’s College of Humanities and Sciences, we feel passionately about the possibilities the “and” in the College of Humanities and Sciences represents. 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. 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.

Did you know?

"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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In the Laboratory for Forensic Toxicology Research, Alaina Holt demonstrates an analysis of e-liquids containing unlisted ingredients. (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Dec. 4, 2023

Class of 2023: Alaina Holt’s research into vaping and THC-related products is helping keep the public safe

Holt’s research mentor, Michelle Peace, said the doctoral student's tenacity, passion and positive energy have helped “make the magic happen” in the Laboratory for Forensic Toxicology Research.

A look behind the camera during an interview with Huda Kadhim, one of the subjects of the Media Production class documentary “Growing Through the Motions.” Isaac Martin (right) conducts the interview. (Photo by Nikkita Taylor)

Nov. 30, 2023

VCU media entrepreneurship students reflect the class mission: They form a production company and film a documentary

In the Robertson School, they join forces under instructor Robert Milazzo, and their look at college life will screen on Dec. 6.

VCU alum Christina Davis, a program advisor and instructor in University College, said she chose to work at VCU because “it allowed me to be a forever student – in and out of the classroom.” (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Nov. 29, 2023

Meet-a-Ram: Christina Davis embraces past, present and future tenses of her Native American identity

Interdisciplinary studies advisor and instructor charted a unique path at VCU and is helping new students do the same.

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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.


A Media Production Master Screening

Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Harris Hall Auditorium

CHS Graduation

Dec. 8-9
Departmental ceremonies held at various locations