The Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies degree with a Library Science Concentration prepares students for the department’s accredited Master of Science in Library Science program. Students who complete this program with a "B" average or better are eligible for admission into the M.S.L.S. program, which is available online.
The concentration in library science requires four courses in library science as part of the minimum 30 credits through Clarion. All of these required courses are available online.
The course requirements include:
- LS259: Introduction to Library Support Services
- LS370: Access Services
- LS371: Direct User Services
- LS440: Copy Cataloging and Materials Processing
Admission requirements for this program are the same as those for admission to the university.
Students who wish to transfer or who have completed an associate degree program at a regionally accredited community college, college, or university could submit as many as 75 credit hours in transfer toward this degree. A minimum of 45 hours must be completed through Clarion.