Experiential Learning Graduation Requirements

In support of the VSU Strategic Plan, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences recognizes the value of Experiential Learning as defined by the American Association of Colleges and Universities as "a sense of social responsibility, as well as strong and transferable intellectual and practical skills such as communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills." Each department in the college has identified courses in its curricula that embed components of Experiential Learning as defined by the AACU. Embedded Experiential Learning components which include internships, study abroad experiences, mentoring, service learning, tutoring, and publicly-presented undergraduate research. Beginning Fall 2021, all new students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences must earn at least three hours of college-specific Experiential Learning credits prior to graduation. Students who accumulate twelve or more hours may earn a Certificate of Excellence in Experiential Learning.


Experiential Learning Courses in the College 

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Opportunities for Students to Study Abroad in the Beautiful Country of Poland

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See How Much Fun Experiential Learning Can Be !!!

Riley Landry's Fund Raiser for K-9 Program

Riley Landry's fund raising for the K-9 Program at St. Mary's PD


Valdosta State University's Model U.N. program



Study Abroad in beautiful Ireland