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The Department of Library and Information Science offers two variations of the Practicum, designated by the letters after LSC 695.

 

LSC 695A: Practicum

  • 3 credits
  • Elective
  • Supervised professional training in a library, archive, or other library/information service agency approved by department faculty
  • Minimum 120 hours
  • Requires written goals and evaluation of practicum experience
  • Requests should be made toward the end of the preceding semester to allow sufficient time to make arrangements
  • Graded Pass/Fail
  • Prerequisites: 551, 553, 555 and approval of student's advisor, with permission of Practicum Coordinator.
  • Fill out the 695A enrollment request form, send it to your faculty advisor for review and approval. Then, a signed form by advisor must be forwarded to the practicum coordinator.
  • Tuition for Practicum is the on-campus rate

LSC 695B: School Library Media Practicum

  • 3 credits
  • Required for School Library Media course of study
  • Supervised professional training in a school library media center approved by department faculty
  • Minimum 120 hours
  • Requires written evaluation of practicum experiences, observation by Practicum Coordinator, and participation in an online course
  • Requests should be made toward the beginning of the preceding semester to allow sufficient time to make arrangements
  • Graded Pass/Fail
  • Prerequisites: 872 and permission of Practicum CoordinatorT
  • Practicum Opportunities

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