Sample Master of Education in Library Science Study Plan


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The order of courses is only a guide. You must be advised prior to registration

Course NumberCourse Title
LSSL 5330 (MLS & Cert) Collection Development
LSSL 5332 (MLS & Cert) Organization of Collections
LSSL 5334 (MLS &Cert) Information Services and Resources I
LSSL 5337 (MLS & Cert) School Library Media Center Administration
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5330, 5332, 5334)
LSSL 5360 (MLS & Cert) Literature for Children
LSSL 5366 (MLS & Cert) Library Internship
(Prerequisites LSSL 5370, 5330, 5332, 5334, 5337, 5360, 5385)
LSSL 5367 (MLS) Research Design and Methodology
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5370)
***LSSL 5370 (MLS & Cert)
School Librarianship
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5370)
LSSL 5385 (MLS & Cert) Literature for Young Adults
LSSL 5391 (MLS) Digital Tech for the School Librarian
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5370)
LSSL 5396 (MLS) Computer Science Applications to Librarianship
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5370)
LSSL Elective – Choose 1 (after you have taken 5370)
LSSL 5361 - Current Trends in Literature for Children and Young Adults.; Prerequisites: LSSL 5360, 5385
LSSL 5368 - Programming for Children and Young Adults; Prerequisite: LSSL 5360, 5385
LSSL 5375 - Independent Study; Prerequisite: Approval from chair
LSSL 5380 - Master’s Seminar. Topics will vary; Prerequisite: Approval from chair and appropriate courses.
LSSL 5393 - Historical Development of Literature for Children; Prerequisites: LSSL 5360
LSSL 5361 Current Trends in Materials for Children and Young Adults
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5360, 5385)
LSSL 5364 Information Services and Resources II
(Prerequisite: 5334)
LSSL 5368 Library Services and Programs for Children and Young Adults
(Prerequisites: LSSL 5360, 5385)
LSSL 5375 Directed Individual Study in Library Science
(Prerequisite: Approval from chair)
LSSL 5380 Master’s Seminar
(Prerequisite: Approval from chair)
LSSL 5393 Historical Development of Literature for Children
(Prerequisite: LSSL 5360, 5370)
LSSL 5376 Field Research in Library Science
(Prerequisite: Approval from chair)
*TExES Practice Test REQUIRED BEFORE taking TExES Exam
**Portfolio Culminating project during last semester; not a course

*Information about these sessions are provided through LIB_SCI.

**Must be enrolled in a course during the semester that you satisfactorily complete the Portfolio! Portfolio is a competency, in lieu of comprehensive examination, that must be completed in order to meet the requirements for the Master of Library Science degree.

Electives: The conference class is offered in the fall. Independent studies (LSSL 5375) are allowed each semester. LSSL 5361 is offered during the summer. Other electives will be offered on an occasional basis and as demand dictates.

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