College Flag 100x80The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth University, and houses the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The College of Humanities and Sciences is home to two schools and seventeen departments and programs listed below. Eight of the twelve largest undergraduate majors are in the Humanities and Sciences. Nearly 60% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in The College of Humanities and Sciences. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Recent News

  • Brian Daugherity
    VCU Professor Wins Major Humanities Award

    Dr. Brian Daugherity, an assistant professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences' Department of...

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  • Faculty Scholars
    Our Faculty Scholars 2013-14

    Congratulations to our Faculty Scholars for 2014, who have authored or edited a book, won...

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  • College of Humanities and Sciences
    VCU Researchers Receive Three NIJ grants

    The National Institute of Justice Grants recently awarded three grants totaling $833,036 to VCU.  VCU...

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  • Humanities Research Center
    Humanities Research Center Events

    Meet our Authors


    Members of faculty in the Humanities at VCU have an impressive record of...

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  • Dorothy Booker
    Staff Spotlight: Dorothy Booker

    Dorothy Booker has been with VCU for nearly 30 years and with the dean’s office...

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H&S Events

  • Wecker
    Cabell First Novelist Program

    November 4th, 7 pm
    W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
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  • College of Humanities and Sciences
    World War I and the African-American Freedom Struggle

    November 5, 4 pm
    VCU Commons Theater

    Department of History - VCU Alexandrian...

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  • Katherine Sanders Nash
    Meet Our Authors: Katherine Saunders Nash

    November 5, 7.30pm
    Valentine House, Seminar Room 201


    Katherine Saunders Nash, Associate Professor of...

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  • Rose O'Toole
    Wellgonomics: How You Move Matters

    November 13, 10:00 am
    University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms

    A WellGonomics Workshop is scheduled...

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  • Herschback
    JOHN B. FENN MEMORIAL LECTURE

    November 13th, 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
    Hibbs Hall Room 303

    Glimpses of Chemical Wizardry
    Dr. Dudley...

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