• Library
  • Master of Science in Continuing Education
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    Program Admission Requirements

    To be admitted to this program, the prospective student must meet all requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies, including fingerprints/verification of background clearance. This degree does not qualify a student for any teaching certificate in the State of Alabama. Out-of-state students should check carefully the certification requirements of their respective states.

    I. Conditional Admission Required Courses: 9 hours

    Professional Courses
    ED 500 . Foundations of Education (3)

    ED 504 . Techniques of Educational Research (3)
    OR
    ED 506 . Educational Statistics (3)

    ED 505 . Technology and Education (3)


    II. Unconditional Admission Required Courses: 24 hours

    Concentration
    LM 506 . Literature for Children and Young Adults (3)
    LM 561 . Instructional Media (3)
    LM 562 . Library Media Cataloging and Classification (3)
    LM 563 . School Library Media Center Management and Collection Development (3)
    LM 564 . Critical Issues in School Library Services (3)
    LM 565 . Reference Services and Information Storage and Retrieval (3)
    LM 566 . Libraries and Legal Issues (3)
    LM 569 . Internship in Library Media (3)


    Total Required: 33 hours

    Note(s):

    • This program is also offered online.

    Program Completion Requirements

    The student shall:
    1. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better in all courses in the approved program as verified on an official transcript with no grade less than "C."
    2. Make a satisfactory score on a written comprehensive examination (Praxis II) documenting mastery of the curriculum of the program.