Library & Information Science, CAS

for the Certificate of Advanced Study Major in Library & Information Science


Students and faculty advisers work closely together in selecting appropriate courses of study to meet individual needs. Possible areas of focus include digital libraries, management, and youth services.

On-Campus or Online

The CAS may be completed on-campus or through the online scheduling option.

Students admitted to the CAS program may optionally pursue a Concentration in Digital Libraries.

This degree program can be completed either on campus or online; the requirements are listed below:

IS 593CAS Project8
Elective hours (max. of 8 hours of Independent Study)32
Total Hours40

Other Requirements (may overlap)

Masters Degree in Library and Information Science is required for admission
A concentration is not required.
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 24
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
The credit-no credit option can only be applied to courses taken outside the library and information science curriculum and courses taken with this option can not be applied to the degree.
Minimum GPA: 3.25