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Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling

Credential Programs

Teacher Librarian Services Credential (code 700)

The 28-unit program in Teacher Librarian Services prepares students for service as a teacher librarian, grades K-12, in the State of California For additional information go to


  • 1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 2. Minimum 3.0 overall grade point average in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units of coursework.
  • 3. Valid California teaching credential.
  • 4. Passage of California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) or equivalent.
  • 5. For international students whose primary language is not English, minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).


An application and directions can be downloaded at Candidates may bring in a maximum of 6 units through extension courses. A working knowledge of word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, presentation software, Internet searching and e-mail usage is expected.


  • 1. Core Course (3 units):
    • EDCI 625 Analysis of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (3) (or equivalent)
  • 2. Specialization Courses (21 units):
    • ELIB 510 Collection Development (3)
    • ELIB 520 Information Literacy and Reference Services (3)
    • ELIB 530A Library Media Materials for Elementary Grades (K-5) (3)
    • ELIB 530B Library Media Materials for Secondary Grades (6-12) (3)
    • ELIB 540 Organization of Information (3)
    • ELIB 550 Management of Information Organizations (3)
    • ELIB 570 Library Media Technologies (3)
  • 3. Field Experience (4 units):
    • ELIB 580 Field Experience in Libraries (3)

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