Course Rotation for the Library Media Specialist Endorsement Program

Master's Degree Core Courses

  FALL SPRING SUMMER Credit Hours
AEP 800: Utilization of Technology in Classrooms         Online      Online  Online: June 3
AEP 803 Educational Research Online Online
Online: June or July   
3
AEP 855 Educational Leadership Online Online Online: July 3
AEP 858 Data Analysis and Assessment   Online Online: June 3
AEP 867 Instructional Design & Assessment Online Online

  

3
AEP 880 Cultural Diversity Online Online Online: June or July 3

Emphasis/Endorsement Courses for Library Media Specialist

  FALL SPRING SUMMER Credit Hours
LIBR 852 Selection of School Library Media Materials Online     3
LIBR 853  Reference Retrieval         Online   3
MIT 805 Instructional Technology Theory and Practice            Online Online   3
LIBR 857  School Library Media Administration     Online: June-July 3
LIBR 859 Library Media Supervised Practice (Practicum) Online Online   3
READ 861 Advanced Literature for Children & Young Adults     Online: June-July 3

Applicants for a library media specialist endorsement must hold a current valid professional teaching license, a master's degree, and complete the above 6 graduate courses (18 credit hours), with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA in graduate coursework. In order to meet Kansas State Department of Education licensure guidelines, Library Media Specialist candidates must complete a master's degree before applying for an initial school specialist license and a district administered mentorship before applying for a professional school specialist license