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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Aditya Kotha and Andy Shar, who are both juniors at VCU, have earned Goldwater Scholarships. (Contributed photos)

April 16, 2024

Two undergraduates selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Aditya Kotha and Andy Shar reflect excellence in STEM and a commitment to research.

Sophomore Charmi Patel, shown here scanning replicas in a classroom inside VCU’s STEM Building, researched bone pathology in nonhuman primates with guidance from mentor Marie Vergamini. (Kevin Morley, VCU Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

April 12, 2024

Charmi Patel goes bone-deep behind the scenes at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

VCU sophomore studies skeletons of nonhuman primates for clues into death and disease.

April 9, 2024

Eclipse attracts awed crowd

The VCU community gathered on Monday to enjoy a partial solar eclipse that made for must-see viewing.

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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.


CHS Undergraduate Research Pecha Kucha

April 22, 2 p.m.
STEM Building, room 216