Bachelor of Science in Education - Library Science

The library science program is designed to prepare candidates for employment in 21st Century public, academic and special libraries and information agencies. The library science courses engage candidates in classroom, field site and service experiences that support the development of the personal, professional and technical skills and dispositions required to work effectively with patrons in today's diverse communities.

 

Courses required for major (core curriculum)

All majors in the library science program must complete the university general education requirements.  Required library science course work includes:
TED 2160Introduction to Library Services

3 credits

TED 2360Children's Literature

3 credits

TED 4590/TED 8596Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments

3 credits

TED 4660Young Adult Literature

3 credits

TED 4710Research and Inquiry

3 credits

TED 4720/TED 8726Special Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 4740/TED 8746Organization of Information

3 credits

TED 4760Managing Collections in Libraries and Information Agencies

3 credits

TED 4800/TED 8806Leadership and Management in Libraries

3 credits

TED 4570Library Science Capstone

3 credits

Each individual must complete 27 credits of electives distributed over the following areas:  technology – three credit hours, literacy – 12 credit hours; and human relations – 12 credit hours.  Individuals must also complete an approved minor plus elective courses sufficient to reach the minimum of 120 credit hours needed for graduation. 

Contact

Roskens Hall 212

6001 Dodge Street

Omaha, NE 68182-0163

402-554-3666

Website:  http://www.unomaha.edu/libraryed/