Wayne State University

Required Classes

Students must complete the LIS core courses (18 hrs) to gain the foundations and essence of the profession. Core classes are required and must be completed by all LIS students. SLM students must take LIS 7310 to meet requirements for an administration course. They should NOT take LIS 7040. The following core courses are required:

LIS 6010* Introduction to the Information Profession 3 cr.
LIS 6080* Information Technology 3 cr.
LIS 6120 Access to Information 3 cr.
LIS 6210 Organization of Knowledge 3 cr.
LIS 7310** School Library Media Programs 3 cr.
LIS 7996 Research for the Information Profession 3 cr.

Students must also complete the courses necessary to meet prescribed State of Michigan competency areas for SLM endorsement. The following courses are required:

SLM Administration and Management

LIS 7310** School Library Media Programs 3 cr.
LIS 7320 The Media Specialist as Teacher and Instructional Consultant 3 cr.

Please note: SLIS offers LIS 7310 and LIS 7320 online every even year during the Spring/Summer semester.

Collection Development

LIS 7340 Collection Development and Selection of Materials 3 cr.

 

Practicum

 

LIS 7680** Practicum: School Media 2 - 3 cr.

* LIS 6010 and LIS 6080 should be taken as part of a student's first nine credit hours.

** A VALID TEACHING CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED AS A PREREQUISITE FOR ENROLLMENT