Designed to align with UMA’s Bachelor of Information & Library Science (ILS) program, this Early College pathway offers high school students the opportunity to learn about modern librarianship as a way to engage our wider communities, help our fellow citizens enhance their knowledge, and develop relationships with the world of information that surrounds us.  This program provides practical hands on skills, experiences, and philosophies to help students become successful library professionals and will prepare them to be eligible for licensure in the state of Maine.

  • ILS 100: Introduction to Library & Library Careers
  • ILS 101: Information Science & Libraries
  • ILS 109: Information Literacy
  • ENG 101: College Writing and ENG 102W: Intro to Literature
  • COM 1XX: (any 100-level course)
  • MAT 1XX: (any 100-level course)
  • Any 100-level Lab Science Course

Related Majors and Certificates:

  • Associate of Science in Information & Library Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Information & Library Science


  • Information & Library Science, Certificate

Related Careers:

  • School Librarian
  • Reference Librarian
  • Library Director
  • Archival/ Digital Librarian
  • Museum Collections Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Communications Outreach Coordinator
  • Acquisitions & Copyright Manager