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Librarian Credential

Credit Recommendations

  • COM 101 - Speech Communication: 3 credits, lower division level
  • COM 326 - Organizational Communication: 3 credits, upper division level
  • ENG 101 - English Composition 1: 3 credits, lower division level
  • ENG 102 - English Composition 2: 3 credits, lower division level
  • PUB 101 - Intro to Public Administration: 3 credits, lower division level
  • PUB 301 - Professional Writing: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Cataloging and Classification: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Information Service Technology: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Information Services: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Introduction to Library Public Services: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to Library Tech Services: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Introduction to Reference Services: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Library Information Sources: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Management Strategies: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Organization of the Information Center: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Technical Services: 3 credits, upper division level
  • User Services: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

December 2011 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

Connecticut Department of Administrative Services

About the Credential

A Librarian performs a full range of professional library duties including acquisition, classifying, reference and programming, and may be responsible for daily operation of a library. A librarian evaluates and selects library material for acquisition and discard; plans and conducts workshops and special programs; writes grant proposals and solicits donations; assigns, trains and supervises staff; compiles statistics and writes reports; performs related duties as required.

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.