Library Technology Associate of Arts Degree
The Library Technology Degree trains students for careers in libraries or information management using print media as well as technology. The program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as a paraprofessional in a public, school, academic, or special library or an information center. To graduate with a Library Technology Associate of Arts degree, students must complete 22-23 units from the following list of courses plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate Degree (minimum 60 units).
|LIB 063||Survey of Literature for Library Technicians 1||3|
|LIB 064||Introduction to Library Services||3|
|LIB 065||Public Services||3|
|LIB 067||Cataloging and Classification||3|
|LIB 070||Library Technology and Computer Services||3|
|LIB 110||Information Literacy and Research||3|
|One course from the following:||1-2|
|LIB 062||Care and Repair of Library Materials||1|
|LIB 071||Youth Services and Programs||2|
|LIB 073||Library Digital Archives and Resources||2|
or any other college-level literature course
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Utilize the correct technology and media for library services.
- Classify library materials in a variety of library environments such as schools, specialized, public and academic.
- Demonstrate the fundamentals of working with the public, and materials management.
- Describe the purposes, processes, and goals of the different departments within a library, including technical, public, and reference services.