VCU Engineering Fundamentals of Computing

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

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

Earn this specialization 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