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Kent State University Catalog 2018-2019 1LIBRARY AND INFORMATIONSCIENCE - M.L.I.S.College of Communication and InformationSchool of Information314 University LibraryKent Campus330-672-2782iSchool@kent.eduwww.kent.edu/iSchoolDescriptionThe Master of Library and Information Science degree prepares studentsfor professional positions in public, academic special and schoollibraries; archives; museums; and other types of information agencies,organizations and companies. Many M.L.I.S. graduates go on to positionsin other areas of the information field besides libraries in research,for example, or publishing, information management, competitivebusiness intelligence and more. An accredited M.L.I.S. degree is thebasic requirement for professional employment in most libraries andinformation centers.The Library and Information Science major includes the followingoptional concentration: The School Library Media concentration provides the opportunityfor students to apply for multi-age licensure in school library media.The curriculum includes educational technology courses within theCollege of Education, Health and Human Services.In addition, students can concurrently pursue a dual degree option witheither the Master of Business Administration degree or the Master ofEducation degree (Educational Technology major, School Library Mediaconcentration). Each program makes an independent admission decision.For further information about dual degree program, see the specificprogram section in this catalog.Fully Offered At: Online Kent CampusAccreditationAmerican Library AssociationAdmission Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityforunconditional admission Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scaleforunconditional admission Official transcript(s) GRE scores if total GPA is below 3.0 in highest completed degree1 Rsum or curriculum vita Goal statement2 Exception statement (addressing circumstances and readiness forgraduate education Writing sample2 Three letters of recommendation English language proficiency - all international students must provideproof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specificexceptions) by earning one of the following: Minimum 587 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version) Minimum 94 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version) Minimum 82 MELAB score Minimum 7.0 IELTS score Minimum 65 PTE scoreFor more information about graduate admissions, please visit theGraduate Studies admission website. For more information oninternational admission, visit the Office of Global Educations admissionwebsite.1 In calculating the total GPA, all grades from all courses taken atrelevant level (baccalaureate or master's) from all institutions arerequired.2 Effective for spring 2019, a goal statement and writing sample will nolonger be required and will be replaced by the following: Student Profile Form Application EssayProgram Learning OutcomesGraduates of this program will be able to:1. Apply the field's foundational theories, principles, values, ethics andskills to everyday practice.2. Critique and synthesize research and identify appropriate researchmethodologies to solve problems in the field.3. Analyze and engage in the changing cultural, educational and socialroles and responsibilities of librarians/information professionals andthe environments they work in within the global society.4. Evaluate systems and technologies relevant to a particularinformation context.5. Identify needs and connect individuals and communities withinformation that engages and empowers them.Program RequirementsMajor RequirementsCode Title CreditHoursMajor RequirementsLIS60010 THE INFORMATION LANDSCAPE 3LIS60020 INFORMATION ORGANIZATION 1 3orLIS60624 CATALOGING FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIESLIS60030 PEOPLE IN THE INFORMATION ECOLOGY 3LIS60040 INFORMATION INSTITUTIONS ANDPROFESSIONS 13orLIS60607 SCHOOL LIBRARY MANAGEMENTLIS60050 RESEARCH AND ASSESSMENT IN LIBRARYAND INFORMATION SCIENCE3LIS60280 MASTER'S PORTFOLIO IN LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION SCIENCE1Major Electives, choose from the following: 2 6ETEC57400 TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3ETEC57427 TECHNOLOGY AND LEARNING 3Library and Information Science - M.L.I.S. 12 Kent State University Catalog 2018-2019ETEC67420 RESEARCH ISSUES IN EDUCATIONALTECHNOLOGY 3ETEC67425 MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGELIS60675 YOUTH LITERATURE IN THE DIGITAL REALMAdditional Requirements or Optional ConcentrationChoose from the following: 15Additional Requirements for Students Not Declaring aConcentrationSchool Library Media ConcentrationMinimum Total Credit Hours: 371 Students pursing theSchool Library Media concentration should takeLIS60624 and LIS60607.2 Students not pursing the School Library Media concentrations shouldsee their advisor for LIS course options.3 Taken by students pursing the School Library Media concentration.Additional Requirements for Students Not Declaring aConcentration[MLIS-LIS]Code Title CreditHoursMajor RequirementsAdditional Major Electives, choose from the following: 15Health Informatics (HI) Elective Courses 1Knowledge Management (KM) Elective Courses 1Library and Information Science (LIS) Elective CoursesUser Experience Design (UXD) Elective Courses 1Minimum Total Credit Hours: 151 A maximum 6 credit hours total of Health Informatics (HI),Knowledge Management (KM) and User Experience Design (UXD)courses may be applied toward major electives.School Library Media Concentration Requirements[MLIS-LIS-SLM]Code Title CreditHoursConcentration RequirementsLIS60618 INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES ANDINSTRUCTION3LIS60626 LIBRARY MATERIALS AND SERVICES TOTEENS3LIS60629 LIBRARY MATERIALS AND SERVICES FORSCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN3LIS60630 REFERENCE SOURCES AND SERVICES FORYOUTH3LIS60792 CULMINATING EXPERIENCE PRACTICUM INK-12 LIBRARIES3Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15Technology RequirementsAppropriate technology and computer literacy skills are essential foreach LIS course. In order to be successful in the program, all incomingstudents must meet the School of Information computer competencies,as well as its minimum computer hardware, software and internet accessrequirements. before the first day of class. For details, students shouldconsult the school's website.Licensure InformationCandidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specificassessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consulttheir advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the OhioDepartment of EducationEducator Preparation website for moreinformation on assessments specific to licensure type. Applicantsinterested in obtaining school library media licensure or certificationoutside the state of Ohio should refer to the requirements established bytheir state education agencies.Dual Degree with M.B.A. degree inBusiness AdministrationStudents have the opportunity to complete a dual degree program withthe M.B.A. degree in Business Administration and the M.L.I.S. degreein Library and Information Science. A separate application must besubmitted for each program. Students can view admission requirementsfor each program on their respective catalog page.At 61 credit hours for the dual degree, students receive an M.L.I.S.-M.B.A. dual-degree. The curriculum includes 24 credit hours of M.B.A.coursework, 25 credit hours of Library and Information Science coursesand 12 credit hours from either business or library and Informationscience.Dual Degree Requirements[MBA-BAD-DMIB][MLIS-LIS-DMIB]Code Title CreditHoursMajor RequirementsACCT63037 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR DECISIONMAKING2ACCT63038 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING FOR DECISIONMAKING2ECON62021 GLOBAL CONDITIONS AND MACROECONOMICSPOLICY2ECON62022 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 2FIN66050 LAW AND ETHICS 2FIN66060 MANAGERIAL FINANCE 2LIS60010 THE INFORMATION LANDSCAPE 3LIS60020 INFORMATION ORGANIZATION 3LIS60030 PEOPLE IN THE INFORMATION ECOLOGY 3LIS60040 INFORMATION INSTITUTIONS ANDPROFESSIONS3LIS60050 RESEARCH AND ASSESSMENT IN LIBRARYAND INFORMATION SCIENCE3LIS60092 MASTER'S INTERNSHIP IN LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION SCIENCE3LIS60280 MASTER'S PORTFOLIO IN LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION SCIENCE1MIS64041 OPERATIONS, SERVICE AND SUPPLY CHAINMANAGEMENT2MIS64158 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL ASSESSMENT 2MIS64185 BUSINESS STRATEGY 3MKTG65051 MARKETING MANAGEMENT 22 Library and Information Science - M.L.I.S.Kent State University Catalog 2018-2019 3Business Elective, Any business graduate course in accordance tostudent's career goals may count as an elective. Recommended:ECON620153Business or Library and Information Science Elective, Minimum 3credit hours must be from Library Science (LIS), choose from thefollowing:12LIS60641 INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVALSYSTEMSLIS60645 DATABASE SYSTEMSLIS60647 NETWORK AND SOFTWARE RESOURCES FORINFORMATION SYSTEMSLIS61095 SELECTED TOPICS IN LIBRARY SCIENCEMIS64005 ANALYTICS FOR DECISION MAKINGMIS64042 GLOBALIZATION AND TECHNOLOGYSTRATEGYMIS64271 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTLibrary and Information Science Electives, Any Library Science (LIS)graduate course in accord to student's career goals may count as anelectiveRecommended, choose from the following: 6-9LIS60608 THE PUBLIC LIBRARYLIS60609 MARKETING THE LIBRARYLIS60615 THE ACADEMIC LIBRARYLIS60616 THE SPECIAL LIBRARYLIS60623 BUSINESS/FINANCE INFORMATION SOURCESAND SERVICESLIS60643 ONLINE INFORMATION SYSTEMSLIS60652 FOUNDATIONS OF RECORDKEEPING INSOCIETYLIS60700 FOUNDATIONS OF MUSEUM STUDIESLIS61095 SELECTED TOPICS IN LIBRARY SCIENCEMinimum Total Credit Hours: 61Dual Degree with M.Ed. degree inEducational TechnologyStudent have the opportunity to complete a dual degree program with theM.Ed. degree in Educational Technology and the M.L.I.S. degree in Libraryand Information Science. A separate application must be submittedfor each program. Students can view admission requirements for eachprogram on their respective catalog page.The M.Ed./M.L.I.S. dual degree program leads to a multi-age initiallicensure in school library media. This program prepares students towork in all types of libraries, including school libraries. The program ofstudy includes professional educational requirements, along with libraryscience and educational technology courses.Dual Degree Requirements[MED-EDTN-DDSL][MLIS-LIS-DDSL]Code Title CreditHoursMajor RequirementsADED62146 INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES ANDCLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3CI67310 THEORY AND PRACTICE IN THE TEACHING OFREADING3CI67330 READING IN CONTENT AREAS 3EPSY65524 LEARNING THEORIES 3LIS60010 THE INFORMATION LANDSCAPE 3LIS60030 PEOPLE IN THE INFORMATION ECOLOGY 3LIS60050 RESEARCH AND ASSESSMENT IN LIBRARYAND INFORMATION SCIENCE3LIS60607 SCHOOL LIBRARY MANAGEMENT 3LIS60618 INFORMATION LITERACY INITIATIVES ANDINSTRUCTION3LIS60624 CATALOGING FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIES 3LIS60626 LIBRARY MATERIALS AND SERVICES TOTEENS3LIS60629 LIBRARY MATERIALS AND SERVICES FORSCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN3LIS60630 REFERENCE SOURCES AND SERVICES FORYOUTH3LIS60870 CULMINATING EXPERIENCE FOR DUALDEGREE6SPED63200 INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES 3Dual Degree Electives, choose from the following: 9ETEC57400 TRENDS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGYETEC57403 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNETEC67411 DESIGNING VISUALS FOR INSTRUCTIONETEC67420 RESEARCH ISSUES IN EDUCATIONALTECHNOLOGYETEC67425 MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGEETEC67426 MANAGING SCHOOL TECHNOLOGIESETEC67445 DESIGNING INSTRUCTIONAL ANDPERFORMANCE SOLUTIONSLIS60675 YOUTH LITERATURE IN THE DIGITAL REALMAdditional Library and Information Science (LIS) courses areacceptedMinimum Total Credit Hours: 57Graduation Requirements Students in M.Ed. degree have six years from the term of firstenrollment to complete the degree. Students are responsible for completing licensure paperworkrequirements through the College of Education, Health and HumanServices near the end of or at the conclusion of their M.L.I.S. degreeprogram. Exam administered by the Evaluation Systems Group ofPearson is required for licensure.Licensure InformationCandidates seeking Ohio licensure are required to pass specificassessments in order to apply for licensure. Students should consulttheir advisors for specific program requirements and refer to the OhioDepartment of Education-Educator Preparation website. for moreinformation on assessments specific to licensure type.Library and Information Science - M.L.I.S. 3

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