Student-Learning Experience: The structure of the service-learning component will be diverse from section to section of VUSM 300 and VUSM 470. However, all sections are required to meet the following requirements:
• Total Service experiences total a minimum of 25 hours over the semester the course is being offered.
• Students have 10 separate service experiences over the course of the semester
• All service experiences adhere to the principles of service learning and are a response to community need while also meeting course objectives.
For sections running in compressed, seven-week format, the numbers above are 20 hours or 8 instances.