School Library Media Specialist, Graduate Certificate - Initial Certification

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/information-library-science/programs 

program requirements - 45 Credits


ILS 502 - Fundamentals of Library and Information Science - 3 credits
ILS 505 - Information Resources Organization and Management -  3 credits
ILS 507 - Information Science and Technology - 3 credits      
ILS 508 - User Services - 3 credits
ILS 545 - Administration and Design of School Library Media Centers - 3 credits
ILS 582 - Library Science Internship - 3 credits
ILS 516 - Literacy, Literature, and Reading for School and Public Libraries - 3 credits
ILS 547 - Integrating Technology and Media in K-12 Curriculum - 3 credits
ILS 571 - Methods for School Library Media Centers - 3 credits
ILS 581 - School Media Practice - 6 credits*
ILS 587 - Seminar: SLMS Field Placements for Teacher Certification - 3 credits
EDF 520 - Child in American Culture - 3 credits
SED 481 or 482 - Teaching Exceptional Children: Elementary or Secondary - 3 credits
EDU 316 - Child Development & Psychology for Educators - 3 credits

* Includes a 12 week student teaching sequence in a placement determined by the Office of Educational Services at the College of Education.

Additional Non-Credit Program Requirements:
Online Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)
Online Module 2: Dyslexia