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Public Library

Suggested Program of Study

This program of study provides a list of classes that will prepare students for Adult Services, Librarian 1, and other entry level positions in small, medium, and large public libraries.

In addition to the successful completion of a 36-credit program of study, students will provide evidence that they have met the SLIS program core competencies by submitting a satisfactory portfolio that serves as the capstone experience for the MLIS degree.

Course

Title

Prerequisites

Credits

701*

Introduction to Library and Information Studies

(Required in the first semester of enrollment)

None

3

703

Introduction to Information Sources and Services

None

3

704

Introduction to the Management of Libraries, Media Centers, and Information Agencies

None

3

705*

Introduction to Research in Library and Information Science

9 hours

3

706*

Introduction to Information Technologies

None

3

707*

Information Organization and Retrieval

701

3

728

Public Library Systems

701

 

752

Diversity in Libraries

None

3

755

Popular Materials and Programming for Adults

None

3

766

Collection Development and Acquisitions

701

3

775

Practicum in  organizing and managing Web Resources           

None

3

794

Internship

701, 705, 707 & permission

3

* MLIS course requirements: SLIS 701, 705, 707 and 706 or Technology Competency Exam