MLIS

Degree Planning

Degree requirements and planning charts are available for MLIS students based on what year you start the MLIS program.  Currently enrolled students should look online at the MLIS Student Resource Center for your specific degree requirements and additional information:

Students starting in 2017 will adhere to the following degree requirements:

  • Required quarter credits: 63 total credits
  • Pass all required core courses with a 2.7 or higher, or CR grade:
    • Set core:
      • LIS 520
      • LIS 530
      • LIS 580
    • You choose:
      • Choose between LIS 510 or LIS 547
      • Choose between LIS 570 or an advanced research methods course
      • Choose one from a menu of courses on social/ethical issues: LIS 551, INFX 583, social justice (new course), and copyright and intellectual property (new course)
      • Choose one from a menu of info tech core courses: INFX 511, 512, 542, 543, 544, 546, 547, 572, or 573
  • Pass the Capstone course series, earning CR grades in INFX 595 in winter quarter and INFX 596 in spring quarter.

Residential MLIS Degree Plan - AUT 2017 Cohort

It typically takes two calendar years to complete the Residential MLIS degree. The average course load per quarter is three to four classes (average of 10 credits per quarter).

Quarter 1st Year Residential 2nd Year Residential
Autumn LIS 520 (4)
LIS 570 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
 
 
Winter LIS 510 (3) or LIS 547 (4)
LIS 530 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
INFX 595 – Capstone (2)
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
 
Spring LIS 580 (4)
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
INFX 596 – Capstone (3)
Your choice of electives
Summer Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings


Online MLIS Degree Plan - AUT 2017 Cohort

It typically takes three calendar years to complete the Online MLIS degree. The average course load per quarter is two to three classes (average of 8 credits per quarter). Tip: to progress at a faster pace, simply take one extra elective course each quarter, at an average of 10 total credits per quarter.

Quarter 1st Year Online 2nd Year Online* 3rd Year Online
Autumn LIS 520 (4)
LIS 570 (4)
LIS 580 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
 
Winter LIS 510 (3) or LIS 547 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
 
INFX 595 – Capstone (2)
Your choice of electives
Spring LIS 530 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core INFX 596 – Capstone (3)
Your choice of electives
Summer Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings


Law Librarianship Degree Plan - AUT 2017 Cohort

It typically takes four quarters (one calendar year) to complete the Law Librarianship program. The average course load per quarter is approximately 12 credits per quarter.

Quarter 1st Year Law Librarianship  (note all are required in this sequence)
Autumn LIS 520 (4)
LIS 526 (3)
LIS 592 (4)
Winter LIS 510 (3) or LIS 547 (4)
LIS 530 (4)
LIS 587 (4)
LIS 595 (1)
Spring LIS 593 (3)
LIS 595 (4)
Choose from a menu of social/ethical issues courses (3)
Summer LIS 590 (4)
LIS 594 (4)

 

School Library Media Endorsement - AUT 2017 Cohort

Note that students seeking the library media endorsement are required to complete a Directed Fieldwork (LIS 590) practicum course in a K-12 school library (it is recommend that Residential students do this in their second year and Online students do this in their second or third year).

Residential MLIS – School Library Media Endorsement Degree Plan

Quarter 1st Year Residential 2nd Year Residential
Autumn LIS 520 (4)
LIS 570 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
LIS 522 (3)
LIS 565 (3) online course
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
Winter LIS 510 (3) or LIS 547 (4)
LIS 530 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core

INFX 595 – Capstone (2)
LIS 566 (3) online course
LIS 568 (3) online course
Your choice of elective

Spring LIS 580 (4)
LIS 516 (3) online course
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
INFX 596 – Capstone (3)
LIS 585 (3) online course
Your choice of elective
Summer Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings


Online MLIS – School Library Media Endorsement Degree Plan

Quarter 1st Year Online 2nd Year Online* 3rd Year Online
Autumn LIS 520 (4)
LIS 570 (4)
LIS 580 (4)
LIS 565 (3)
Your choice of electives, society core, or info tech core
Winter LIS 510 (3) or LIS 547 (4)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
 
LIS 566 (3)
LIS 568 (3)
INFX 595 – Capstone (2)
Your choice of elective, society core, or info tech core
 
Spring LIS 530 (4)
LIS 516 (3)
LIS 522 (3)
LIS 585 (3)
INFX 596 – Capstone (3)
Your choice of elective
Summer Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings Optional quarter w/ limited elective course offerings