Education - Library Science, Bachelor of 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.

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212 Roskens Hall
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0163
402.554.3666

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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
TED 2160INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY SERVICES3
TED 2360CHILDREN'S LITERATURE3
TED 2500DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP3
TED 4590TEACHING AND LEARNING IN DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS3
TED 4660YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE3
TED 4710RESEARCH AND INQUIRY3
TED 4740ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION3
TED 4760MANAGING COLLECTIONS IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION AGENCIES3
TED 4800LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN LIBRARIES3
TED 4570LIBRARY SCIENCE CAPSTONE3
Electives
Select 27 credits of electives distributed over the following areas:27
Technology – three credit hours
Literacy – 12 credit hours
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.
Total Credits57