MLIS/MAPH Required Classes

Students complete a minimum of 55 credits total for both degrees (14 hours are double-counted). For the MAPH degree, students complete 33 hours of MAPH credits, inclusive of 8 hours of INF credits that will also count toward the student's MLIS degree. In SIS, students complete 30 hours of LIS credits and 6 hours of History credits, for a total of 36 credits. The History credits would also count toward the student's MAPH electives.

Requirements: Library and Information Science (18 credits):

  • INF 6010 Foundation for the Information Professions (3 credits)
  • INF 6080 Fundamentals of Information Technology (3 credits)
  • INF 6120 Access to Information (3 credits)
  • INF 6210 Organization of Information (3 credits)
  • INF 7040 Management and Leadership (3 credits)
  • INF 7996 Research for the Information Profession (3 credits)
  • Elective INF Courses (12 credits):¬†Students should use INF electives to fulfill the MAPH methodology and public history elective requirements.
  • HIS course electives (6 credits)

Total: 36 hours of study for the MLIS degree (6 of which are from HIS classes)

Requirements: Public History 

The MAPH degree requires 33 credits (Including 8 credits of INF courses). The course work includes 15 credits in core coursework, and 18 credits of MAPH Track requirements.

Pulbic History core courses (15 credits):

  • HIS 7835 Public History (3 credits)
  • HIS 7855 Memory and History (3 credits)
  • HIS 7998 Internship in Public History (3 credits)
  • HIS 7999 Master's Essay Direction (3 credits)
  • INF 7710 Archival Administration
    • or INF 7740 Archives and Libraries in the Digital World
    • or INF 7770 Oral History: A Methodology for Research

MAPH Track requirements (18 Credits):

  • Core course (3 credits)
  • History seminar (3 credits)
  • History electives (6 credits)
  • Public History electives (6 credits); students in the joint MAPH/MLIS program must select two from among a variety of INF elective courses, to be chosen in consultation with your MAPH advisor. Such courses may include:
    • INF 7440 Scripting Languages (3 credits)
    • INF 7710 Archival Administration (3 credits)
    • INF 7730 Administration of Audio Visual Collections (3 credits)
    • INF 7740 Archives and Libraries in the Digital World (3 credits)
    • INF 7770 Oral History: A Methodology for Research (3 credits)
    • INF 7780 Description and Access for Archives (3 credits)
    • INF 7885 Cultural Heritage Institutions: Management and Leadership (3 credits)

Total: 33 hours of study for MAPH degree (eight of which are from INF classes, as listed in the MAPH curriculum map under "Methodology Course" and "Public History Electives")