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Master of Library and Information Science Generalist Plan of Study

Degree Requirements (39 credit hours)

The most important steps you can take in designing a generalist course of study is to keep in contact with your advisor and to spend time observing in various library types and situations.  When choosing courses, consider your own academic background (undergraduate major, graduate degree), your work history, and your personal goals.

The specialization will appear on your transcript.

See the Advising Handbook for more information and a specialization checklist.

Foundations (18 cr.)

Choose one of the following courses.

Choose one of the following courses.

Specialization Electives (21 cr.)

Choose 21 credits of electives of your choice.

This specialization may include up to 3 credit hours of internships, up to 6 credit hours of LIS workshops and up to 6 credits (with advisor approval) of SoIC coursework from other departments (INFO, NEWM prefixes), and up to 9 hours from ILS in Bloomington (ILS-Z courses).