Library Services and Technology (LIB.AAS)

Library Services and Technology (LIB.ONL.AAS) - 100% Online

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of traditional and non-traditional organization schemes for collections and be able to apply the basics of library classification and organization schemes for collections.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the ethics and values of the profession, including an understanding of the library bill of rights, the ALA code of ethics and freedom of information, and be able to apply principals, policies and procedures.
  • Students will use Information Ethically: Student demonstrates an understanding that information has value by using it ethically.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the role of technology in creating, identifying, retrieving, and accessing information resources and demonstrate facility with appropriate information discovery, storage and retrieval tools (Technology & Cataloging)

Program Plan 2023-2024

Full Time - Fall Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

Year 1 - Fall

ENG 1510 Composition I 3
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools 4
COM 1290 Interpersonal Communication 3
LIB 1100 Information Research Methods (offered online)                                                                  2
LIB 1150 Introduction to Library Services (offered online)                                                                                                     3

Year 1 - Winter

ENG 1520 Composition II 3
COM 2290 Intercultural Communication or other COM course                                                       3
  Fine Arts/Humanities course from program list 3-4
CIS Choice of CIS 1060, 1200, 1400 or 1500 3-4
LIB 1150 Introduction to Media Technology (offered online)                                                                                             3

Year 1 - Summer

LIB 2000 Collection Management (offered online) 3
LIB 2150 Library Access Services (offered online)                                                                                                     3

Year 2 - Fall

MAT Choice of MAT 1070, 1125, 1525* or 1580* 3-4
SOC 2620 Sociology of Diversity or other SOC course 3
PSY 2630 Psychology of Organizational Behavior or other PSY course                                                                                        3
  Fine Arts/Humanities course from program list 3-4
LIB 2170 Introduction to Reference Resources (offered online) 3

Note: *If MAT 1525 or MAT 1580 is chosen for MATH requirement, then Gen Ed Mathematics/Science is completed

MILESTONE: Make an appointment to meet with a Counselor to apply for graduation for this degree.

Year 2 - Winter

Gen Ed Mathematics/Science* 3-4
Elective  Any course 1000 or higher 2-3
LIB 2100 Library Cataloging (offered online) 3
LIB 2300 Interaction and Collaboration in the Library Environment (offered online) 2
LIB 2450 Library Practicum 2
                                                                                                                                                                                             Total Credits  61-65