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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    Staff Award Winners 2015

    The inaugural winners of our staff awards were announced at our Faculty and Staff Awards...

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    Susan Bodnar Deren Receives TWO Grants

    Sociology faculty, Dr. Susan Bodnar-Deren was just awarded two grants.  The first is a $19,149...

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    Cut Loose: Jobless & Hopeless in an Unfair Economy

    Forthcoming from DR. VICTOR TAN CHEN, Assistant Professor of Sociology at VCU:

    Years after...

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    Faculty Award Winners 2015

    The following members of our faculty have been selected by a committee of previous honorees...

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    Humanities Research Center Residential Fellowships for Spring 2016

    From Richard Godbeer, Director of the Humanities Research Center

    Dear Colleagues,

    Please join me...

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H&S Events

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    Philosophy and Public Affairs Lecture Series: Christian Miller

    April 23, 7 pm
    NEW LOCATION: Academic Learning Commons, Room 2104
    1000 Floyd Avenue


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    CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture: M. Samy El-Shall

    April 21
    6.30 pm
    VCU Student Commons Theater

    CHS Elske vP Smith Lecture features...

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    Diploma Ceremonies

    May 8th

    Chemistry - 6 PM, Greater Richmond Convention Center, Exhibit Hall C


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    Spring 2015 Computer Class

    May 30, 2015
    8:15 am - 4:00 pm

    The Department of Statistical Sciences and...

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