You can earn a technology certificate — without being a tech major
The VCU College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science offers a Baccalaureate Certificate in the Fundamentals of Computing. This resume-boosting certificate is open to working professionals† and all VCU undergraduates who are non-computer science majors.
Earn this certificate by completing just four courses:
CMSC 210: Computers and Programming (30 credit hours NOT required to enroll in this course. Get started right away.)*
CMSC 320: Software Engineering and Web Development
CMSC 330: Data Science Skills*
CMSC 340: Cybersecurity Skills*
To pursue a certificate in Fundamentals of Computing, current VCU students must:
- Meet the admissions requirements listed in the bulletin (30 credit hours not required to enroll in CMSC 210)
- Submit a Change of Major form with “Fundamentals of Computing” as your secondary major
- Register through eServices
To enroll without pursuing the certificate, simply register through eServices.