THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-Missoula and UM-Western
Online Library Media Program
K-12 Library Media Endorsement
And Library Media Minor
Applying for: K-12 library media non-teaching library media 5th year or Master’s program
Courses: Semester Semester
(Equivalencies) Credits online
ED 391 Survey of Children’s & YA literature 4 Every summer
LIB 464 Reference resources 3 Every Fall
C&I 480 Collection Development and the Curriculum 3 Every Fall
C&I 483 Library Media Technical Processes 3 Every Spring
C&I 484: Administration & Assessment of LM Program 3 Sp 11, Sum 12
LIB 461 Information Literacy – (Now integrated with LIB 553, Info 3 Sp 12, Sum 13
Search and Retrieval )
C&I 596 Library Media Internship (with instructor’s approval)
Note: A Library Media Internship is separate from student teaching. It includes 90 3 Sp 12, Sum 12
hours of fieldwork in a school library media center or public library and 10 hours of
LIB 491 Libraries and Technology 3 Sp 12, Sum 13
TOTAL Required credits 25-27 Semester credits
Graduate credits 18
Note: C&I courses can be taken for Undergraduate or Graduate credit. These courses are in Bold type.
All library courses are offered online and each course includes both online chats and K-12 library interaction. In
addition, LIBM 469, Library Media Internship includes 90 hours of mentored field work and 10 hours of seminar.
C&I 480 includes 9 hours of mentored field work with a school library media specialist.
Transfer Credits: Courses five years or older are considered senile and will not be accepted in the program
unless the student is currently teaching in the field and can demonstrate to the professor of record for the course
how the credits have been kept current.
Need More Information: If you have any questions regarding the Library Endorsement/Minor, contact Mike
Schulz at 406-683-7492 or email@example.com at UMW
or Gloria Curdy at 406.728.0981 , firstname.lastname@example.org at UMM