Multiple Degree Option: User Experience Design & Library & Information Science | Kent State University

Multiple Degree Option: User Experience Design & Library & Information Science

Minimum 57 credit hours (effective catalog year Fall 2013)

Core Requirements (43 hours)

IAKM CORE REQUIREMENTS WITH UXD CONCENTRATION

  • IAKM 60001 IAKM in Context (3)
  • IAKM 60002 Knowledge Organization Structures, Systems, and Services (3)
  • IAKM 60101 Information Architecture (3)
  • IAKM 60102 Information and Visual Design (3)
  • IAKM 60103 Researching the User Experience (3)
  • IAKM 60104 Usability I (3)
  • IAKM 60105 Information Technologies (3)
  • IAKM 60120 User Experience Design Principles and Concepts (3)
  • IAKM 60121 User Experience Design in Practice (3)

 

LIS CORE REQUIREMENTS

  • LIS 60000 Tools for Master of Library and Information Science Success (1)
  • LIS 60001 Access to Information (3)
  • LIS 60002 Organization of Information (3)
  • LIS 60003 Information Technology for Library and Information Professionals (3)
  • LIS 60600 Foundations of Library and Information Science (3)
  • LIS 60610 Management of Library and Information Centers (3)

Electives

Select four user experience design-related LIS courses (12 hours).

  • LIS 60613* Information Uses and Services (3)
  • LIS 60640* Library Automation (3)
  • LIS 60641* Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (3)
  • LIS 60642 Implementation of Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (3)
  • LIS 60643* Online Information Systems (3)
  • LIS 60644 Information Science (3)
  • LIS 60645 Database Systems (3)
  • LIS 60646 User Interfaces for Information Retrieval Systems (3)
  • LIS 60647 Network and Software Resources for Information Systems (3)
  • LIS 60648* Electronic Publishing on the Web (3)
  • LIS 60649* Indexing and Abstracting (3)
  • LIS 60650* Information Policy (3)
  • LIS 60651 Digital Image Collection Management (3)
  • LIS 60666* Ethical Concerns of Library and Information Professionals (3)

​Students may choose among additional LIS electives. Please see your advisor for options.

Final Requirement 

Select from among the following (3 hour minimum):

  • IAKM 61081 Capstone Experience (3)
  • IAKM 60198 Master's Project (3)
  • IAKM 61199 Thesis I (6)
  • IAKM 61299 Thesis II - no minimum, depends on needs for completion of thesis
  • LIS 60670 Culminating Experience (3)

The master's project, thesis or culminating experience must meet the approval of both IAKM and LIS Advisors. See your advisor for the appropriate approval form.  

* Permission or prerequisite required. Please contact the School at 330-672-2782 with any questions.