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

Part  Time - Fall Start

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

Year 1 - Fall

Courses
LIB1100 Information Research Methods (offered online)                                                                                 2
LIB1150 Introduction to Library Services (offered online) 3
ENG1510 Composition I 3
  TOTAL CREDITS  8

Year 1 - Winter

Courses
LIB1200 Introduction to Media Technology (offered online)                                                                         3
ENG1520 Composition II                                                      3
  TOTAL CREDITS  6

Year 1 - Summer

Courses
LIB 2000 Collection Management (offered online)                                                                        3
  TOTAL CREDITS  3

Year 2 - Fall

Courses
CIS1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tool                                                                                               4
COM1290 Interpersonal Communication 3
  TOTAL CREDITS  7

Year 2 - Winter

Courses
LIB2100 Library Cataloging  3
CISXXXX Choice of CIS1060, 1200, 1400 and 1500                                                            3-4
  TOTAL CREDITS  6-7

Year 2 - Summer

Courses
LIB2150  Library Access Services (offered online)                                                                       3
  TOTAL CREDITS  3

Year 3 - Fall

Courses
LIB2170 Introduction to Reference Resources (offered online)                                                3
SOC2620 Sociology of Diversity or other SOC course 3
  or  Other SOC Course 3
  TOTAL CREDITS  6

Year 3 - Winter

Courses
COM2290 Intercultural Communication or other COM course                                                                   3
MATXXXX Choice of MAT 1070, 1125, 1525* or 1580* 3-4
  TOTAL CREDITS  6-7

Year 3 - Summer

Courses
PSY2630 Psychology of Organizational Behavior                                                                        3
  or Other PSY Course   3
  TOTAL CREDITS  3

Year 4 - Fall

Courses
LIB2300 Interaction and Collaboration in the Library Environment (offered online) 2
LIB2450 Library Practicum (offered online) 2
  Fine Arts/ Humanities course from program list 3-4
  TOTAL CREDITS  7-8

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

Year 4 - Winter

Courses
  Fine Arts/ Humanities course from program list                                    3-4
GEN ED Mathematics/Science* 3-4
Elective Any course 1000 or higher 2-3
  TOTAL CREDITS  8-11

Note: *If MAT1525 or 1680 is chosen for MATH requirement, then Gen Ed Mathematics/Science is completed.