Descriptions for all courses offered by the university may be accessed through the online courses database at www.pubapps.vcu.edu/vcucourses. You may search by unit, subject or keyword, as well as by degree level.
Students planning to take a foreign language course at VCU must take the placement test in order to determine proper course selection. Specific information about the placement test is available on the School of World Studies website at www.has.vcu.edu/wld/placement.
Students who wish to complete a language through the intermediate level or higher are required to consecutively complete 101, 102 and 201 or the equivalent. Students may then choose either 202 or 205 to complete the intermediate level.
The School of World Studies offers courses in the following languages:
Use this link to see Arabic (ARBC) courses.
Use this link to see Chinese (CHIN) courses.
Use this link to see foreign languages (FRLG) courses.
Use this link to see French (FREN) courses.
Use this link to see German (GRMN) courses.
Use this link to see Italian (ITAL) courses.
Use this link to see Latin (LATN) courses.
Use this link to see Portuguese (PORT) courses.
Use this link to see Russian (RUSS) courses.
Use this link to see Spanish (SPAN) courses.
Last update: 6/4/2012
The VCU Bulletin is in transition! As we move from this first iteration of our online Bulletin to a new product and process, what you find on this website is information for the 2014-15 academic year.
While much of the curricular information remains the same, changes that were approved with the effective date of fall 2015 will not be reflected on this website. Prospective students may wish to contact the school or department that administers their program of interest in order to discuss the most current curriculum and concentration options.
Enrolled students who are completing their studies under an effective Bulletin may continue to access the archives at http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/Bulletins/archives.aspx, where past Bulletins are available to reference or download.
Our anticipated launch of the new VCU Bulletin is July 2015. To follow our progress, visit the new Bulletin blog.