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.

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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VCU alum Nathan Vernon Madison is a scholar of both comic book history and Virginia’s economic and industrial past. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

March 1, 2024

With expertise ranging from comics to economics, VCU alum earns honor from History Department

Nathan Vernon Madison, who has explored expansive interests, is the author of several books and has worked on documentary films.

Author and VCU alum Jeffrey Blount visited Cabell Library to discuss his new novel, “Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way.” (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Feb. 29, 2024

VCU alum Jeffrey Blount shares the inspiration for his new novel – and a life lesson that still resonates

Author and 1981 graduate highlights panel discussion about creativity, redemption and the power of connection.


Feb. 28, 2024

Ahead of – and after – Super Tuesday, VCU political science experts offer insight into presidential race

They highlight aspects of Biden-Trump battle to watch in Virginia and elsewhere on March 5, and ‘Civil Discourse’ forum a week later will provide more context.

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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.

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Civil Discourse Forum with VCU Poli Sci Experts

March 13, 7 p.m.
Cabell Library Lecture Hall and Virtual