Curriculum – Dual Master Degree in History and Library & Information Science (HiLS)
Complete 54 credit hours of coursework within five calendar years of the first registered semester.
- 24 credits must be LBSC, INST, or INFM courses in the iSchool, and must include:
- The MLIS Core
- A field study OR thesis
- Note: Writing a thesis to fulfill the MLIS degree requirements does not satisfy the Department of History’s thesis requirements.
- 24 credits must be taken within the Department of History (see Department of History for course requirements).
- The remaining 6 credits are electives selected by the student.
Maintain an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0.
Students must receive a B or better in MLIS Core and MLIS required (field study or thesis) courses. Students who receive a B- or lower will be required to retake the course. Students may repeat a course only once. If a student fails to earn a B or better in the repeated course, they will be referred to the Students in Academic Difficulty Committee and may be dismissed from the program.