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

  • Jesse Vaughan
    27-Time Emmy Winning Alumnus Gives Back

    A 1980 Mass Communication graduate, Jesse Vaughan, is a VCU 2013 Alumni Star and...

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    Interim Dean Named AVS 2015 Fellow

    Dr. Alison Baski, interim dean for the College, was recently named Read More

  • College of Humanities and Sciences
    Requests for Scholarly Leave

    Requests for scholarly leave for the 2016-17 academic year will be due on Monday, November 9th.  Please email...

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  • Faculty Scholarship Recognition 2014-15
    Faculty Scholarship Recognition Awardees, 2015

    Congratulations to these members of our faculty who will be recognized for their scholarship at...

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H&S Events

  • Eiffel Tower
    Les attentats de Paris du 13 novembre 2015 en contexte

    Paris attacks of November 13, 2015 presented in context.
    November 23, 2015 from 6:00-7:15...

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  • Nicole-Myers-Turner
    Conclusion of Humanities Research Center's Fall 2015 Speaker Series

    Wednesday, Nov. 18th

    On November 18, Nicole Myers Turner, who has just accepted...

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