Guidelines effective for those entering this dual degree as of Fall 2005.
Interest in public history, genealogy, historic preservation, and archives and museum administration creates a demand for professionals with expertise in both historical research and information management. The dual M.L.S.–M.A. in history program requires completion of a minimum of 53 credit hours of graduate course work. Students must apply for admission to the master's programs of both the School of Library and Information Science and the Department of History and meet the admission criteria established for each. The two degrees must be awarded simultaneously. Contact the History Chair, Dr. Philip Scarpino.
Requirements for the Master of Library Science degree are as follows:
Meet the computer skills requirements through S401 or equivalent courses or experiences.
Completion of SLIS M.L.S. Foundation courses (15 credit hours minimum):
Completion of six credits from SLIS in library history and literature from the following:
Completion of nine credits from SLIS in information technologies from the following:
A minimum of 23 credit hours is required in the Department of History for the Master of Arts degree, including H547 (Archives).
SLIS Advisor: Dr. Jingfeng Xia, Assistant Professor, firstname.lastname@example.org