Wayne State University

Required Classes

In Library and Information Science, students will complete 29 hours of LIS credits and 7 hours of History credits:

18 Credits of Required LIS Courses

LIS 6010        Introduction to the Information Profession
LIS 6080        Information Technology
LIS 6120        Access to Information
LIS 6210        Organization of Knowledge
LIS 7040        Library Administration and Management
LIS 7996        Research for the Information Profession

11 Credits of Elective LIS Courses
7 Credits of History Elective Courses

Total: 36 hours of study for the MLIS degree

In History, students will complete 28 hours of History credits and 7 hours of LIS credits:

6 Credits of Required History Courses

HIS 7999      Master's Essay Direction
HIS 7830      Methods and Research and History

22 Hours of electives of which there must be:

A minimum of 3 History courses in major field
A minimum of 2 History courses in minor field
4 History courses must be at the 7000 level
At least one 8000 level History seminar

7 Credits of LIS Elective Courses
Total: 35 hours of study for MA History degree

57 credits total for both degrees - 14 hours are double-counted

Please review the Department of History's Graduate Handbook for more information about the program's admission and degree requirements.