Library Technical Assistant | Spring 2016

College-wide curricula of record

The AS in Library Technical Assistant curriculum at Ivy Tech is valid in the following locations:

Anderson - Bloomington - Columbus - East Chicago - Elkhart - Evansvllle - Fort Wayne - Gary - Indianapolis ·Kokomo - Lafayette· Lawrenceburg - Logansport - Madison - Marlon - Michigan City - Muncie - Richmond - Sellersburg - South Bend·Terre Haute - Valparaiso· Wabash - Warsaw

Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • Students who complete this 2+2 may transfer to IUPUI for the Bachelor of General Studies and also take classes to apply for admission to the Department of Library and Information Science to earn a Masters in Library Science.

Symbol Key

^ = Capstone Course

A = Required for Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC) Certificate

Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course number Course name Credit hours
AENGL 111English Composition3
IVYT 111Student Success in University Transfer1
LIBR 101Introduction to Libraries and Library Services3
LIBR 103Introduction to Library Access Services3
AXXXX XXXSpeaking and Listening Elective3
AXXXX XXXQuantitive Reasoning Elective3-4
Semester total: 16-17

Course number Course name Credit hours
LIBR 104Introduction to Technical Services3
LIBR 105Library Technology3
LIBR 200Introduction to Reference Sources and Services3
AXXXX XXXSocial and Behavioral Ways of Knowing Elective3-4
AXXXX XXXScientific Ways of Knowing Elective3-5
Semester total: 15-17

Course number Course nameCredit hours
LIBR 201Cataloging and Classification3
LIBR 202Electronic Resources and Online Searching 2
AXXXX XXXHumanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing Elective3-4
AXXXX XXXTransfer General Education Core (STGEC) Elective3
AXXXX XXXTransfer General Education Core (STGEC) Elective3
Semester total: 14-16

Course number Course nameCredit hours 
LIBR 206Library Assistant Practicum3
XXXX XXXTransfer General Education Core (STGEC) Elective3
XXXX XXXTransfer General Education Core (STGEC) Elective3
Select 2 of the following courses: 
LIBR 203Library Services for Children3
LIBR 204Library Media Center Operations and Services3
LIBR 207Managment and Supervision in Public Libaries 3
LIBR 208Development and Managment of Library Collections3
Semester total: 15
Total hours: 60

IUPUI curriculum details

  • Maximum of 60 Community College credits may be applied toward the IUPUI degree.

Remaining IUPUI curriculum

The Bachelor of General Studies requires a total of 120 credits, including those transferred from the Ivy Tech Library Technical Assistant Program.

An Ivy Tech student who completed 60 hours, including the 30 hours of General Education Core, needs the following hours at IUPUI:

  • 18 hours (c- or better) in an area of concentration (Arts & Sciences, Social Sciences, or Life & Physical Science).
  • An additional 21 credits from the School of Liberal Arts and School of Science.
  • 21 hours of General Electives.
  • Course designations may be found at the School of Liberal Arts website.