Plan Code: 2033
This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s library technicians, library assistants, and library support staff. The degree is designed to successfully prepare students for employment with entry and mid-level library technician positions in public, academic, school, special libraries, and other information-related industries. It encompasses library automation essentials such as acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, public access catalogs, techniques of information retrieval, and leadership.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Demonstrate knowledge of theory and skillsets related to services in library and information settings.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|Complete FIFTEEN (15) units from the following:|
|Foundation of Library Services (3)|
|Introduction to Access Services (3)|
|Introduction to Acquisitions (3)|
|Technology and Teamwork (3)|
|Introduction to Cataloging (3)|
|Introduction to Youth Services (3)|
|School Library Media Assistant (3)|
|IN ADDITION, complete THREE to FOUR (3-4) units from the following:|
|Human Development (3)|
|Elements of Interpersonal Communication (3)|
|Elements of Intercultural Communication (3)|
|Introduction to Computers (3)|
|Microsoft Office (3)|
|Work Experience-Library Technician (1-4)|
|Complete one of the following: 1||19-39|
|Electives (as needed to reach 60 degree-applicable units) 2|
|Minimum Degree Total|
Units for the major may be double-counted for LBCC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-599, if needed, to reach 60 degree-applicable units.