Master schedule

The master schedule details when the School of Information Sciences expects to offer the courses in its catalog. However, students should anticipate that there may be some variation on a semester-to-semester basis due to instructor availability and scheduling constraints. Please also note that offerings available during Spring/Summer are more limited than Fall and Winter semesters.

* Courses with this notation are based in the College of Education. Schedule offerings will vary. Please check the Wayne State Schedule of Classes.

^ Courses with this notation are cross-listed classes where SIS will attempt to provide an instructor for the designated semester. Additional sections may be available based on the College of Education schedule. Please refer to the Wayne State Schedule of Classes.

** Course numbers 6850 and 8850 are designated for special topics classes which may vary by semester. Please refer to the Wayne State Schedule of Classes for course content, format and frequency. 

O: Odd Years Only | E: Even Years Only | SS: Spring/Summer

Master schedule

Course # Course title Frequency Semester
      Fall Winter Spring/Summer
4010 Introduction to Informatics At least once    
6010 Information in Society Every
6050 Computer Programming Twice  
6080 Fundamentals of Information Technology Every
6120 Access to Information Every
6210 Organization of Information Every
6415 Project Management Once    
6420 Web Development Twice  
6460 Database Design and SQL Twice  
6490 Statistics and Data Analysis At least once    
6520 Beyond Books: Youth Literature in Action Twice  
*^ 6530 Young Adult Literature At least once      
6780 Introduction to Records and Information Management Once    
** 6850 Issues in Librarianship: Special Topics At least once      
** 6850 Adult Readers' Advisory: What Do I Read Next? Once    
** 6850 Grant Writing for Information Professionals and Archivists At least once      
7040 Management and Leadership Every
7050 Public Libraries Twice  
7060 Academic Libraries Once    
7070 Special Libraries and Information Centers Once    
7250 Programming and Services for Children and Young Adults At least once    
7310 School Library Media Programs Every year    
7320 The Media Specialist as Teacher and Instructional Consultant Every year    
7340 Collection Development and Selection of Materials Every
7370 Culture Matters: Decolonizing Information Twice  
7430 UNIX/LINUX Server Management Once    
7435 Integrated Library Systems Once    
7440 Advanced Web Development Once    
7455 Human Computer Interaction Once    
7470 Information Architecture Once    
7491 Applied Data Analytics Once    
7492 Information Visualization Once    
7500 Information Behavior Once    
7610 Health Sciences Information Services and Resources Every other year E    
7620 Health Informatics Once    
7710 Archival Administration Twice  
7712 Intellectual Property for Information Professionals and Archivists Once    
7715 Archival Reference Once    
7730 Administration of Audio Visual Collections Once    
7740 Archives and Libraries in the Digital World Once     O
7750 Introduction to Archival and Library Conservation Once     E
7770 Oral History: A Methodology for Research Once    
7775 Primary Historic Research for Information Professionals and Archivists Every other year    
7780 Description and Access for Archives Twice  
7785 Website Preservation Once    
7790 History of Books, Printing, and Publishing Once    
7830 Community Engagement Once    
7835 Community Archives As needed      
7880 Instructional Methods for Librarians Twice  
7885 Cultural Heritage Institutions: Management and Leadership Once   O  
7900 Digital Libraries Once    
7910 Metadata in Theory and Practice Once    
7920 Digital Curation and Preservation Once    
7930 User Experience (UX) Design Once    
7950 Practicum: Library Services Every
7960 Practicum: Information Management Every
7970 Practicum: Archives Every
7975 Practicum: Digital Content Every
7980 Practicum: School Media Every
7990 Research and Directed Study Every
7996 Research for the Information Profession Every
8000 Seminar in Information Policy Every other year    
8140 Advanced Reference Service Strategies Once    
8160 Advanced Online Searching Once    
8410 Topics in Information Management As needed      
** 8850 Advanced Issues in Information Sciences As needed