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School Librarianship Program: Typical Schedule of Classes


Required Courses

Students must complete the following courses as part of the program, totaling 21 credit hours:  TCH 414, TCH 416, TCH 440, TCH 442, TCH 444, TCH 445, and TCH 449 or TCH 454.  

An approved elective from the list below can be chosen to complete the remaining three credit hours.  

Fall Semester

TCH 449: Selection and Use of Materials for the Elementary School Library 

TCH 444: Reference and Information Services 

TCH 414: Introduction to School Librarianship 

Spring Semester

TCH 445: Information Literacy Instruction for School Libraries

TCH 454: Selection and Use of Materials in the Secondary School Library

TCH 414: Introduction to School Librarianship 

Summer Semester

TCH 440: Management of School Library Media Programs 

TCH 442: Organization and Access to Information in the School Library 

TCH 416: Technology and the School Library

Elective Courses  

Students may also complete one of the following elective courses as part of the 24 credit hours required for endorsement as Library Information Specialist. 

Online Electives
TCH 401: Introduction to Educational Technologies
TCH 432: Designing Technology-Infused Instruction for the K-12
TCH 438: E-Learning in the Pk-20 Classroom
On Campus Electives
ENG 370: Studies in the Literature of Young People
ENG 372: Contemporary Literature for Young People
ENG 373: Verse for Children
ENG 374: Storytelling
ENG 375: Studies in Literature for Adolescents
ENG 470: Studies in Children's Literature



Prerequisites for all required courses are: “Certified teachers or consent of instructor."
Prerequisites for TCH 432 and 438 are completion of TCH 401 or TCH 416, or permission of the program director.

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Campus Box 8900
201 North School St.
Normal, Il 61790-8900
Phone: 309.438.3451

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Last Updated: 11/13/13