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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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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.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs and goals.

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

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Total Credits: 82 - 97

First Quarter

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

Second Quarter

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

Third Quarter

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

Fourth Quarter

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

Fifth Quarter

Couse ID
Course Title
Credits
LMLIB 126
Library Technology and Services for Educational Support
3
LMLIB 220
Technical Services and Cataloging
5
Choose one from:
EDUC& 115
Child Development
5
EDUC& 204
Exceptional Child
5
PSYC& 200
Lifespan Psychology
5
Choose one from:
ENGL& 111
Introduction to Literature
5
HIST& 136
US History 1
5
HIST& 137
US History 2
5
HLTH 174
First Aid
3
MMGT 223
Customer Service
3
Total Credits
 
16 - 18
 

Sixth Quarter

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

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create your own personal education plan, customized to you interests and goals, your starting quarter, your schedule (part-time or full-time), any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.
To see an up-to-date list of required classes for your degree/certificate, click here for AA/AS/DTA degrees , click here for AFA/AAS degrees and certificates.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
    9,049
  • Non-Resident

    $
    12,760
  • International

    $
    22,669
  • Max. Books

    $
    942
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
    180
  • Institutional Fees

    $
    1,424

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