Library and Information Science Major

Description: A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of local, remote, and networked collections of information in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats and that prepares individuals for professional service as librarians and information consultants. Is Library and Information Science the right major for you?
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Library and Information Science Major

What Courses Do Library and Information Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Library and Information Science majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer Applications
  • Library Cataloging
  • Library Services
  • Management

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