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College of Human Sciences & Education
School of Library & Information Science
Overview of SLIS
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Master in Library & Information Science
Dual Degree Program with the Department of History
Graduate Certificate in School Librarianship
Graduate Certificate in Records and Information Management
Undergraduate Minor in Library Science
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Directed Independent Studies
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Directed Independent Study
LIS 7909 Directed Independent Study is an opportunity for concentrated study to investigate a problem or subject to meet the student’s special needs and interests.
An independent study may not investigate a topic regularly covered in courses offered by SLIS.
he student must have completed nine hours of LIS courses before registering for an independent study.
No more than six hours of independent study credit may be applied toward the MLIS degree.
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