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

  • Footprints
    Footprints on the James 2015

    It's that time of year again! Footprints on the James 2015 is up and running,...

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  • Go For It
    Go For It! Program for Student Entrepreneurs

    Students in the Humanities and Sciences can take their business ideas to the next level...

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    Nominations are now being accepted for CHS Staff Awards

    Please take time to review criteria and submit a nomination to recognize a staff member....

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    Staff Profile: Michael Morris

    Michael Morris has worked in the Department of Chemistry as a stockroom assistant for two years....

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    Welcome New Forensic Science Chair

    The NEW Chair of the Department of Forensic Science is Dr. Tal Simmons. Prior to...

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H&S Events

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    African American Studies Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series: Adam Ewing

    March 23
    12:30-2 pm
    Depot Studio, 2nd Floor

    African American Studies Distinguished...

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    Remembering Claudia Emerson

    March 23 
    7 pm
    Grace Street Theatre

    VCU will remember the late Claudia Emerson,...

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  • Juliane Hammer
    The Prism of Marriage: Gender and Sexuality in American Muslim Communities

    March 26 
    3.30pm
    Harris Hall 101

    Professor Juliane Hammer, Department of Religious Studies, University of...

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  • Tarynn Witten
    2014-15 STS Lecture Series: Tarynn Witten

    March 27
    4 - 5:30 pm
    Academic Learning Commons, Room 1105


    Tarynn Witten, VCU
    “Is...

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    2015 Mary E. Kapp Lecture

    April 7
    6:30 p.m.
    Academic Learning Commons, rm 2201

    Dr. James M....

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