Why Interdisciplinary Science?

Interdisciplinary science fuses learning across the natural, clinical and social sciences.

This approach provides you with broad scientific knowledge and an understanding of how the sciences influence each other in today’s world. A flexible option for students with interests across subject areas, interdisciplinary science prepares you to apply scientific methods to professional problems using multi-faceted, innovative thinking.

Learn more about the value of a degree in interdisciplinary sciences.


April 26, 2023

‘Learn, discover, and innovate’: VCU celebrates the opening of its new STEM building

VCU held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its 168,000-square-foot building dedicated to STEM with space for more than 10,000 students who will take up to 70 courses each semester.

Concept rendering inside VCU's new STEM building. Classes are set to begin in fall 2023.

Dec. 15, 2021

Take a virtual tour of VCU’s new STEM building

The 168,000-square-foot facility set to open in 2023 will feature a variety of unique learning environments.

A group of VCU students and academic advisers have created a way for underrepresented students to overcome barriers as they pursue careers in health care. (Getty Images)

March 10, 2021

VCU P.R.I.M.E. empowers underrepresented students interested in health care careers

The student- and staff-initiated group identifies traditional barriers and develops strategies to help peers overcome them.

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