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Rank I, Sixth-Year, Non-Degree Program in Library Science

Review the curriculum and major course descriptions for the Rank 1, sixth-year, non-degree program in Library Science (P-12). More information can be found in the catalog.


Professional Education Courses (6 hours)

As approved for Rank I programs. Students who have not previously completed a reading methods course must take ELE 871, EMG 806 or ESE 774.

Library Science Courses (25 hours)

Total Program Requirements: 31 Hours

Exit Requirements: Rank I programs require an exit interview and portfolio review.

Course Descriptions

LIB 800 Organization & Administration of School Media Center (3 hours)

A course designed to instruct students in the philosophy, objectives, and administration of the media center in elementary and secondary schools.

LIB 801 Educational Technologies (3 hours)

A course designed for teacher leaders to research current issues, integrate educational technology and provide leadership in technology planning, applications, and assessments for P-12 educational settings.

LIB 802 Literature and Related Material for Young Adults (3 hours)

A course designed for teachers and school media librarians preparing to work with young adults. Literature and related materials appropriate for supplementing school curricula and encouraging recreational reading among students 15 years and older will be explored.

LIB 805 Advanced Children’s Literature (3 hours)

Prerequisite: LIB 301 or comparable course. Characteristics of good reading for children; types and evaluation of literature; use of materials for curricular and leisure needs; correlation of book and non-book materials. For librarians and teachers.

LIB 821 Information Literacy Resources & Services (3 hours)

Prerequisite: LIB 800. A course designed to prepare school library media specialists to acquire and use information resources needed to support the school curriculum and to instill in their students information literacy skills which will equip them as lifelong learners.

LIB 831 Classification and Cataloging (3 hours)

Study of the fundamental principles and methods of classifying and cataloging book and non-book materials.

LIB 863 Computer Use & Media Preparation (3 hours)

Prerequisite: LIB 801. This course emphasizes the application of computer tools to library procedures and information access and the design, production, and organization of instructional media.

LIB 870 P-12 School Media Librarian Practicum (4 hours)

Prerequisite: eighteen hours LIB certification requirements. Experience at two levels (elementary, middle grade, secondary) providing the administrative, instructional, and consultative services required of school media librarians. (One week full-time per credit hours.)

This page reflects the 2012-2013 EKU Online program requirements and courses. For more information, see the EKU Graduate School catalog.


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