VCU Engineering Fundamentals of Computing

Online course fees have been waived for fall 2020 and spring 2021

The additional online course fee that is normally assessed to online courses is being waived for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. Tuition and other fees are still being assessed at the standard rates.

You can earn a technology certificate — without being a tech major

The Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science offers a new Baccalaureate Certificate in the Fundamentals of Computing. This resume-boosting certificate is open to working professionals and all VCU undergraduates regardless of major.

Earn this certificate by completing just four online courses:

CSMC 210: Computers and Programming (prerequisite)*

CSMC 320: Software Engineering and Web Development

CSMC 330: Data Science Skills*

CSMC 340: Cybersecurity Skills*

View the Course Descriptions

You’ll also earn a digital badge that can be posted to LinkedIn and added to your resume.

*Students who complete three of the four courses (Computers and Programming, Cybersecurity Skills and Data Science Skills) are eligible for

CoLab Digital Badge

Non-VCU students  

Register through the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education

OCPE Registration

VCU students

Register through eServices

eServices Registration