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If you have a passion for books and you enjoy helping people, consider a career in library services.

Learn how libraries support local communities, K-12 learning, lifelong learning and literacy. Gain skills in all areas of library service including: circulation, cataloging, reference, outreach and archives.

Start your career as a library technician or paraprofessional, or expand your career opportunities if you are already a library staff member.


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Program Map for Associate in Applied Science - Library And Information Services

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Required Credits: 82 - 97

First Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
LMLIB 100
Introduction to Library Organizations and Careers
3
Fall
LMLIB 115
Library Organization and Collections
5
Fall
Choose one from:
BT 107
Business Communications
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
CMST& 101
Introduction to Communication
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
13
 

Second Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
LMLIB 116
Circulation Systems and Access Services
5
Winter
LMLIB 125
School Libraries and Media Centers
5
Winter
Choose one from:
ENGL& 111
Introduction to Literature
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
GUID 105
Student Success
2
Fall
HIST& 136
US History 1
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HIST& 137
US History 2
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HLTH 174
First Aid
3
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 223
Customer Service
3
Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
BT 101
Keyboarding
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
BT 106
Computing Essentials
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 102
Introduction to Office
1
Summer/Fall
CAPPS 141
Word I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 161
Access I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 171
Powerpoint I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 180
Outlook
2
Fall/Winter
MMGT 125
Social Media Marketing
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 126
Search Engine Marketing
5
Fall
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Winter
Total Credits
 
13 - 20
 

Third Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
LMLIB 117
Library Outreach and Services for Diverse Communities
5
Spring
LMLIB 135
Children's Literature and Library Services
5
Spring
Choose one from:
BT 272
Business Correspondence
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
ENGL& 235
Technical Writing
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fourth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
Choose one from:
ACCT 140
QuickBooks
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
BUS 123
Practical Business Math Applications
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MATH& 107
Math in Society
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
BT 101
Keyboarding
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
BT 106
Computing Essentials
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 102
Introduction to Office
1
Summer/Fall
CAPPS 141
Word I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 151
Excel I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 161
Access I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 171
Powerpoint I
2
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CAPPS 180
Outlook
2
Fall/Winter
MMGT 125
Social Media Marketing
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 126
Search Engine Marketing
5
Fall
MMGT 128
Social Media Marketing Campaign
5
Winter
Choose one from:
BUS 280
Human Relations in Business
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
CMST& 210
Interpersonal Communication
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 101
Principles of Management
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 231
Human Resource Management
5
Fall/Winter/Spring
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
SOC& 101
Introduction to Sociology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
11 - 15
 

Fifth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
LMLIB 126
Library Technology and Services for Educational Support
3
Winter
LMLIB 220
Technical Services and Cataloging
5
Winter
Choose one from:
EDUC& 115
Child Development
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
EDUC& 204
Exceptional Child
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ENGL& 111
Introduction to Literature
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HIST& 136
US History 1
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HIST& 137
US History 2
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HLTH 174
First Aid
3
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 223
Customer Service
3
Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
16 - 18
 

Sixth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
Typical Term Offered
LMLIB 222
Reference and Information Services
5
Spring
LMLIB 224
Research Topics and Projects in Library Service
3
Spring
LMLIB 281
Library Paraprofessional Practicum
3
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
Choose one from:
ENGL& 111
Introduction to Literature
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HIST& 136
US History 1
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HIST& 137
US History 2
5
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
HLTH 174
First Aid
3
Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring
MMGT 223
Customer Service
3
Winter/Spring
Total Credits
 
14 - 16
 

1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in standardized library practices and procedures in a range of library service areas: technical services; circulation/access  services; and
public/reference services.
2. Students will comprehend library professional ethics and behaviors.
3. Students will articulate the value and role of library services in contemporary society.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,049
  • Non-Resident

    $
    12,760
  • International

    $
    22,669
  • Max. Books

    $
    942
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    180
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,424