Dual Degree Programs

Dual Degree Programs


M.A. IN HISTORY AND M.L.I.S. COOPERATIVE PROGRAM

By proper selection of course work, a student may simultaneously earn the degrees of Master of Arts in History and Master of Library and Information Studies.

Admission requirements: GRE and other requirements listed for history and library science. Applicant must apply and be accepted in both programs. The application to each program must indicate history/library and information studies as the field of specialization.

Program requirements: Students must submit individual programs of study for the 36-credit M.L.I.S. program and the 30-credit program for the M.A. in history. The integrated pursuit of the two degrees makes it possible for six credits of appropriately selected course work from one program to serve a selective in the other, and for six credits of course work to be applied in the opposite direction. Thus, when planned and taken jointly, the two programs can be completed with a total of 54 credits rather than 66 credits.

 

M.P.A. AND M.L.I.S. COOPERATIVE PROGRAM

A cooperative program permits joint enrollment in the Master of Library and Information Studies and Master of Public Administration programs. The integrated pursuit of the two degrees makes it possible for six credits of appropriately selected course work from one program to serve as electives in the other, and for six credits to be applied in the opposite direction. Thus, when planned and taken jointly, the two programs can be completed with a total of 60 credits.

Admission requirements: GRE and other requirements listed for M.L.I.S. and M.P.A. Applicant must apply and be accepted in both programs. The application to each program must indicate M.L.I.S./M.P.A. as the field of specialization.

Program requirements: Each student must complete the required core courses for both programs plus three credits of PSC 590 for the M.P.A. After consultation with, and approval of, both departments, students must file separate programs of study for each degree, indicating the courses to be jointly counted. Each student must pass the separate comprehensive examination for each degree.

 

M.A. IN ENGLISH AND M.L.I.S. COOPERATIVE PROGRAM

By proper selection of course work, a student may simultaneously earn the degree of Master of Library and Information Studies and Master of Arts in English.

Admission requirements: GRE and all other requirements listed for M.L.I.S. and M.A. in English. Applicant must apply to both programs and be accepted by both. The application to each program must indicate English/ library and information studies as the field of specialization.

Program requirements: Students must submit individual programs of study for the 36-credit M.L.I.S. program and the 30-credit M.A. in English. ENG 510, 511, and 514 are required. The integrated pursuit of the two degrees makes it possible for six credits of appropriately selected course work from one program to serve as electives in the other, and for six credits of course work to be applied in the opposite direction. Thus, when planned and taken jointly, the two programs can be completed with a total of 54 credits rather than 66. Students must complete at least 30 credits in librarianship and at least 24 credits in English.

 

OTHER COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS

Under existing University policy, students may be able to establish cooperative programs with other master’s degree programs within the University. Interested persons should consult with the director