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School Library Media Program: About

Undergraduate Library Media Endorsement



About

The Library Media Endorsement program provides the courses required for the Utah School Library Media License (K-12). The student must currently have, or be seeking, a valid Utah teaching license.



Admission

Students must fill out and turn in the Library Media Application. Students must be admitted to the University and register (registrar's office: (435) 586-7715).



Requirements & Coursework

The undergraduate endorsement requires 18 credits and must be completed during the five years prior to application for license. Twelve credits must be taken through SUU.

Completion of the coursework and student teaching does not automatically guarantee a recommendation by the department for state endorsement in Library Media. To be recommended for licensure, a student must complete the program with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate competency in the coursework with potential to work effectively with both students and teachers. The student must also currently have a valid Utah teaching license, and receive a passing score on the Praxis II: Subject Assessment Test #0311 before being awarded final endorsement in Library Media.

Below is the outlined coursework for the program.

LM 3100: School Library Media Foundations (1 credit)
LM 3120: Children's Literature (3 credits)
LM 3170: Technology for Library Media Teachers (3 credits)
LM 4160: Library Computer & Reference Skills (3 credits)
LM 4190: Managing a Media Center (3 credits)
LM 4200: Library Technical Services (3 credits)
LM 4890: Library Media Practicum (2 credits)