Information & Library Science Certificate

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

UMA Certificate Requirements

  • Minimum 50% of the required courses taken through UMA
  • Minimum 2.00 G.P.A. in the Certificate

Certificate Requirements (22 credit hours)

  • ILS 100 Introduction to Libraries & Library Careers (3)
  • ILS 101 Foundations of Information & Library Science (3)
  • ILS 109 Information Literacy (1)
  • ILS 150 Introduction to Reference Services & Materials (3) prerequisite: ILS 100, 101 and ENG 101
  • ILS 175 Cataloging and Technical Processes (3) prerequisite: ILS 100 or permission from the program coordinator
  • ILS 225 Introduction to Library Information Technology (3) prerequisite: ILS 101 or permission from the program coordinator and CIS 100
  • ILS 250 Collections Development (3) prerequisite: ILS 100
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • ILS 201 Library Services to Teens prerequisite: ILS 100
    • ILS 202 Library Materials and Services for Children pre/corequisite: ILS 100 and 109
    • ILS 203 Survey of Health Sciences Resources prerequisite: ILS 100
    • ILS 205 Readers’ Advisory prerequisite: ILS 100, 101, and ENG 101

 

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies
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