K-12 School Library Media Licensure Courses and Schedules

The following information applies to all students pursuing the K-12 school library media licensure, whether for the Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) specialization, as part of the M.L.I.S. - Master of Education with K-12 licensure option, or for the K-12 school library media licensure-only option.
Course Descriptions

You'll find the most current course descriptions in the online course catalog maintained by the Division of Graduate Studies. 
To get to course descriptions in the online course catalog: select Course Information (left navigation) > Class Search > select semester > select program:
LIS = Library and Information Science
C&I = Curriculum and Instruction
EPSY = Educational Psychology
ITEC = Instructional Technology
SEED = Secondary Education
SPED = Special Education
To see program requirements, list of faculty, etc., select Browse by College, and follow appropriate links from there.

You may also download recent course descriptions for courses in Library and Information Science.


Course Schedules


Course Rotations

For planning purposes, the course rotation sheet linked below indicates library and information sciences courses and the semester(s) in which these courses are typically offered. Schedules are subject to change. 

Library and Information Science Course Rotations (Fall 2014-Summer 2017)
Instructional Technology Graduate Program Rotation (for students in the K-12 School Library Media program)


Schedule of Classes

For the most current course and workshop schedule, visit the Registrar's Schedule of Classes search page. (Note: This is a "view only" option. Once you have been admitted to the program, you will go into FlashLine to register for classes.)

When you get to this schedule search page, you will first select the semester, then choose Detailed Class Search.
To look at all of the courses and workshops offered, select Subject: Library and Information Science and Level: Graduate and then the Class Search option at the bottom of the page. This will list all LIS courses and workshops. Workshops will be at the top of the list.
Note: All SLIS courses and workshops will be listed under the Kent Campus regardless of the class location.


Tips for Locating Course and Workshop Information

On the Schedule of Classes search page, location information has been added for the non-Kent sites as follows:
WEB COURSE = course is entirely online; no classroom meetings
COLUMBUS OH SITE = State Library of Ohio in Columbus
OFF-CAMPUS SITE = another site other than Kent Campus or State Library of Ohio

Pay attention to the detailed information text at the bottom of some courses. It will provide additional information about class locations, courses with registration criteria or required special approval, and recommended prerequisites.
By clicking on the course number/section, you will find a list of any prerequisite courses.
The Registration Deadlines column at the far right will show you:
Section Start Date
Section End Date
Last Day to Add
Last Day to Drop
Last Day to Withdraw
Percentage of Tuition Credit if the course is dropped