Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 15, 2019  
Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library Media Specialist Certification


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CIP Code: 13.1334

NOTE: Students who have already earned a baccalaureate degree from an institution with an approved teacher education program may complete stand-alone certification for Library Media Specialist, meaning that no additional certification must be earned prior to certification as a Library Media Specialist. However, students seeking initial certification as a Library Media Specialist must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and must complete all certification requirements, including the professional education core.

Professional Education Core


Total: 26 Hours


†Students who transfer in a course for EDUC 203  that does not include an equivalent field experience must take EDCL 200 
‡Students who transfer in a course for EDRD 423/523  which does not include an equivalent field experience must complete: EDCL 420/520 Field Experience with English Language Learners 

Field Experience Core


Total: 15 Hours


*(one student teaching placement must be in an elementary school and the other in a middle or secondary school)

Library Media Specialist Core


  • EDEN 463/563 - Teaching Literature Within the Curriculum Semester Hours: Three 1
  • LIBR 503 - Foundations of Librarianship
  • LIBR 513 - Selection and Acquisition
  • LIBR 523 - Library Media Administration
  • LIBR 533 - Cataloging and Classification
  • LIBR 543 - Reference Sources and Services
  • LIBR 553 - Curriculum and the Library Media Center
  • LIBR 573 - Research in Library and Information Science
  • LIBR 583 - Information Technologies

Total: 27 Hours


Library Media Specialist Add-On


  • EDEN 463/563 - Teaching Literature Within the Curriculum Semester Hours: Three
  • LIBR 503 - Foundations of Librarianship
  • LIBR 513 - Selection and Acquisition
  • LIBR 523 - Library Media Administration
  • LIBR 533 - Cataloging and Classification
  • LIBR 543 - Reference Sources and Services
  • LIBR 553 - Curriculum and the Library Media Center
  • LIBR 573 - Research in Library and Information Science
  • LIBR 583 - Information Technologies
  • LBCL 583 - Library Practicum *

Total: 30 Hours


*LBCL 5709+5703 Student Teaching: Library Media Specialist is only required for students seeking stand-alone certification as a Library Media Specialist. Students who have earned certification in another area may earn an added endorsement in Library Media Specialist by completing all the above courses. Students required to complete LBCL 5709+5703 are exempt from LBCL 583, which is only required for those pursuing Library Media Specialist certification as an added endorsement. All students pursuing Library Media Specialist certification must pass the Missouri Content Assessment for Library Media Specialist to be eligible for certification. (Praxis exam 0311/5311 Library Media Specialist if passed as of 8/31/2014, will be accepted for add-on certification until 9/1/2015 or for initial certification until 12/31/2016.)

Note(s):


1See the catalog section on Senior Permission  for information on earning graduate credit for this course.

Students who already hold a valid Missouri teaching certificate should submit a written request for an evaluation and original transcripts to DESE for review before taking additional courses. Requests should include full name, social security number, current mailing address and a daytime phone number and should be sent to: Educator Certification, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480.

Total: 30-41 Hours


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