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 nineteen departments and programs listed below. Seven 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

    Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

    The 11th Annual Student Research Conference
    Friday, April 14, 2017
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    VCU Remembers Lidia Vallarino

    Lidia Marisa Vallarino, Ph.D., who retired as a professor from the Department of Chemistry in...

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    Retired Faculty Endow Professorship

    Emeritus Professor of History Harold Greer, Jr., Ph.D. and his wife, Laura, who is also...

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    Update on DACA from the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee

    The CHS Diversity and Equity Committee has been discussing and developing strategies to address growing...

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    Spring 2018 Residential Fellowships Announced

    Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the Humanities Research Center's Residential Fellowships for...

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H&S Events

    Christine Darden to Speak at VCU

    Friday, April 7th, 4:00 PM
    Academic Learning Commons 1107

    Christine Darden, Ph.D., a retired...

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    Queer Brown Voices

    February 28th
    4pm — 6pm
    Grace Street Theater, 934 W. Grace Street

    "The feminist racial...

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    HRC Spring 2017 Speaker Series: Emma Smith

    What's It Worth? Shakespeare's Value Then and Now

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017


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    America’s First Catholic President

    March 22, 2017 1:30 PM
    Richmond Salons III-IV
    University Student Commons

    America’s First Catholic...

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