Fundamentals of Library Science - Certificate of Completion

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program can be found on the following

**NOTICE**:  On March 6, 2018, the NMSU Board of Regents approved the proposal to close the DACC Library Science program.  Students who currently have a declared major in Library Science (working toward either a certificate or an AAS degree) will be offered a reasonable opportunity (approximately 24 months) to complete their program of study.  No new students will be admitted into the Library Science program.

(24 credits)

This certificate is designed for those who desire a knowledge of the fundamentals of library science.

Technical Requirements
L SC 100Introduction to Libraries3
L SC 110Reference and Information Resources I3
Select one from the following:3
Cataloging Basics I: Descriptive Cataloging3
Cataloging Basics II: Classification and MARC Cataloging3
Cataloging Non-Book Formats3
L SC 130Introduction to Technical Services in Libraries3
L SC 140Multimedia Materials and Presentations in Libraries3
or L SC 220 Innovative Technology Applications for Libraries
L SC 160Introduction to Public Services in Libraries3
L SC 210Technology Planning in Libraries3
L SC 240Internet Resources and Research Strategies3
Total Credits24