Library Media and Information Science Minor

Required credits for this minor: 24

All LMIS courses are offered online.

Requirements:

Library Credentials - LM02 and LM03

Teacher certification and completion of the Library Media and Information Science (LMIS) minor qualify a student for the Librarian Credential (LM02) issued by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. The LM02 is necessary for schools with K-12 enrollment of 251 and above.

State accreditation standards for schools with a K-12 enrollment of 101-250 specify that the librarian be a certified teacher and have an LM03 credential. Students who wish to qualify only for the LM03 need take no more than the five core courses marked with an asterisk.

Required Courses

LMIS 250Introduction to Libraries And Information Science

3

LMIS 317/EDUC 317/ENGL 317Children's Literature

3

or

LMIS 350/ENGL 350Young Adult Literature and Media

3

LMIS 360Media Collection Development

3

LMIS 365The Organization of Information

3

LMIS 370Reference Sources And Services

3

LMIS 430Administration of the School Library Media Center

3

LMIS 445Standards for Effective Libraries

3

LMIS 470Current Issues in Information Science

3

Total Credit Hours:24

LMIS 250, LMIS 360, LMIS 365, LMIS 370, LMIS 430: Five core courses required for LM03 Credential.