Optional Tracks

Optional Tracks


TRACK 1: SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA

Core
LSC 502 (3 credits) Lead, Manage, & Connect Lib & Info Services
LSC 504 (3 credits) Searching for Answers: Meeting Users’ Information Needs
LSC 508 (3 credits) Introduction to Information Science and Technology
LSC 557 (3 credits) Document, Assess, Evaluate
LSC 596 (9 credits) School Library Media Practicum and Seminar

Fundamentals
LSC 520 (3 credits) School Library Media Services
LSC 527 (3 credits) Digital Information Literacy Instruction

Focus on Children and Youth
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LSC 530 (3 credits) Texts & E-Tools for Tots to Teens
LSC 531 (3 credits) Information Resources and Competencies for Youth

Electives
6 credits free electives (in consultation with your advisor)
Total = 36 credits

TRACK 2: Digital Media

Core
LSC 502 (3 credits) Lead, Manage, & Connect Lib & Info Services
LSC 504 (3 credits) Searching for Answers: Meeting Users’ Information Needs
LSC 505 (3 credits) Organization of Information
LSC 508 (3 credits) Introduction to Information Science and Technology
LSC 557 (3 credits) Document, Assess, Evaluate
LSC 595 (3 credits) Apply and Reflect

Fundamentals
LSC 528 (3 credits) Digital Visual Information Literacy

Content Creation
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LSC 527 (3 credits) Digital Information Literacy Instruction
LSC 544 (3 credits) Visual Information Science
LSC 548 (3 credits) Information Architecture and Web Site Development
COM 520 (3 credits) Seminar in Media Studies

Content Management
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LSC 503 (3 credits) Collection Management
LSC 510 (3 credits) Books to Bytes
LSC 516 (3 credits) Information and Culture
LSC 518 (3 credits) Global Information Services
LSC 545 (3 credits) Indexing and Abstracting
LSC 547 (3 credits) Information Storage and Retrieval and Online Searching and Services
LSC 550 (3 credits) Organization of Digital and Non Book Resources

Ethics
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LSC 515 (3 credits) Information Ethics and Policy

Electives
6 credits from any discipline
Total = 36 credits

TRACK 3: Libraries, Leadership & Transforming Communities

Core
LSC 502 (3 credits) Lead, Manage, & Connect Lib & Info Services
LSC 504 (3 credits) Searching for Answers: Meeting Users’ Information Needs
LSC 505 (3 credits) Organization of Information
LSC 508 (3 credits) Introduction to Information Science and Technology
LSC 557 (3 credits) Document, Assess, Evaluate
LSC 595 (3 credits) Apply and Reflect

Fundamentals
LSC 570 (3 credits) Leadership in Information Professions

Public Relations and Advocacy
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LSC 517 (3 credits) Community Relations for Libraries

Communication
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LSC 525 (3 credits) Multiculturalism in Libraries
LSC 527 (3 credits) Digital Information Literacy Instruction
COM 510 (3 credits) Seminar in Interpersonal Communication
COM 520 (3 credits) Seminar in Media Studies
COM 530 (3 credits) Seminar in Organizational Communication

Communities and Contexts
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LSC 503 (3 credits) Collection Management
LSC 515 (3 credits) Information Ethics and Policy
LSC 516 (3 credits) Information and Culture
LSC 521 (3 credits) Public Library Service
LSC 522 (3 credits) College and University Library Service
LSC 523 (3 credits) Special Library Service
LSC 560 (3 credits) Human Information Behavior

Electives
6 credits free electives
Total = 36 credits