History and Library & Information Science, Master of Arts and Master of Library and Information Science (dual degree) (M.A. and M.L.I.S.)

Thesis option: minimum of 54 credits
Non-thesis option: minimum of 54 credits

Students must complete a minimum of 24 credits in the Department of History and a minimum of 24 credits in the College of Information Studies. Students have the option of specializing in one of the iSchool's specializations: Archives and Digital Curation, Community Analytics and Policy, Youth Experience, Diversity and Inclusion, or an Individualized Program Plan. Students completing a thesis must take 6 credits of HIST799.

Course Title Credits
Library and Information Science requirements:
LBSC602Serving Information Needs3
LBSC631Achieving Organizational Excellence3
LBSC671The Lifecycle of Information3
LBSC791Designing Principled Inquiry3
LBSC703Field Study in Archives and Digital Curation3
or LBSC707 Field Study in Information Service
iSchool electives9
History requirements:
HIST601History and Contemporary Theory3
Approved major field courses9
General Seminar or Major Field course3
HIST8xx Research Seminar3
Thesis and Non-thesis option6
Thesis option:
Non-thesis option:
Additional Major Field course
800-level Research Seminar
Remainder of coursework in either Library and Information Science or History (chosen with advisor)6
Total Credits54