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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Library

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to work in the dynamic information-based world of libraries. Highly skilled paraprofessionals are needed for various levels of employment in public, academic, special and school libraries and information centers. Instruction is offered in all phases of library services and provides training and use of automated systems (public access catalogs, cataloging, circulation, database search techniques, and the World Wide Web).

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2007-2008

Required Units in the Major:    20

Required Courses
  Semester I (5 units)
LIB 001 - COLLEGE RESEARCH SKILLS (1.0 units)
  LIB 010A - INTERNET AND WEB-BASED INFORMATION RESOURCES (1.0 units)
  &
  BIT 025 - SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  OR
  CIS 001 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (6 units)
LIB 101 - INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY SERVICES FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS (3.0 units)
  LIB 102 - INTRODUCTION TO REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (3 units)
LIB 104 - TECHNICAL SERVICES: ACQUISITIONS, SERIALS AND PROCESSING (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (6 units)
LIB 103 - INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY ACCESS SERVICES (3.0 units)
  LIB 105A - DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGING PROCEDURES IN ONLINE ENVIRONMENTS (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  LIB 010B - ADVANCED INTERNET AND WEB-BASED RESOURCES (1.0 units)
  &
  LIB 020 - INDEPENDENT STUDY (1.0 units)
  &
  LIB 105B - INTRODUCTION TO CLASSIFICATION AND SUBJECT ACCESS (3.0 units)
  &
  LIB 106 - LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY INTERNSHIP (1.0 units)
  &
  LIB 111 - BASIC SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR THE INFORMATION AGE (.50 units)
  &
  SPCH 010 - INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3.0 units)
  &
  SPCH 124 - BOOKS AND STORYTELLING FOR CHILDREN (3.0 units)
  &
  BIT 107 - BUSINESS SOFTWARE--WINDOWS (1.0 units)
  &
  ENGL 059 - CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (3.0 units)