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

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    Interim Deans Announced

    Dean Monste Fuentes is pleased to welcome  to announce the appointment of Bonnie Brown as...

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    Dean Fuentes Meets with Egyptian Delegation

    An Egyptian Delegation  headed by  Maj. Gen.  Dr. Mosatafa Abdelwahab, the President of the Military...

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  • Kevin Powers
    10 Under 10: Kevin Powers

    Alumnus Kevin Powers (B.A.’08/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The...

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  • Sudharshana Apte
    10 Under 10: Sudharshana Apte

    Alumna Sudharshana Apte, Ph.D. (M.S.’11/H&S; Ph.D.’14/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award...

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  • Danny Plaugher
    10 Under 10: Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher

    Alumnus Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher (B.A.’06/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award...

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H&S Events

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    Meet VCU's Authors Series: David Coogan



    September 28, 2016
    7:00 pm
    Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250),...

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    LGBTQ @ VCU: Trials and Triumphs, 1974-76: The Struggle for Recognition of VCU’s First Gay Student Group



    Tuesday October 4 at noon
    Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park...

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  • Deborah-McGregor
    HRC Speaker Series: Dr. Deborah McGregor



    October 6, 2016
    5:00 pm
    Globe 1030J, 830 W. Grace...

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  • Isabelle_Richman
    Meet VCU’s Authors: Isabelle Richman



    October 12, 2016
    7.00 pm

    Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Rm. 250),...

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    LGBTQ @ VCU: Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s



    Thursday October 13 at 4pm
    Richmond Salons I & 2, University...

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