Bachelor of Library and Information Science (4 years)

Offered by the College of Education

Description

This four-year program provides students with opportunities for developing appropriate knowledge, skills, values and attitudes for effective library service. Competencies emphasized include the integration of information technology and management information system for better organization and use of library resources.

Program Curriculum

Effectivity: 2006-2007 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 101A Communication Skills I 3 0 3
ENG 105 Developmental Reading 3 0 3
FIL 1 Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan
3 0 3
MATH 1 Fundamental of Mathematics 3 0 3
NS 201 Earth Science 3 0 3
PHIST Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 1 Contextualized Salvation History 3 0 3
TOTAL 21  0 21


Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
COMP 1A Basic Computer 1 1 6 3
ENG 101B Communication Skills II 3 0 3 ENG 101A
FIL 2 Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Iba’t-ibang Disiplina
3 0 3 FIL 1
MATH 2 Contemporary Mathematics 3 0 3 MATH 1
NS 104 Earth Science 3 0 3
PSY 1 General Psychology 3 0 3
SEM ED Seminar in Education 3 0 3
THY 2 Church and Sacraments 3 0 3 THY 1
TOTAL 22  6 24

 

Second Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 206A Principles of Teaching I 3 0 3 PSY 1, SEM ED
FIL 3 Retorika 3 0 3 FIL 2
LIS 1 Introduction to Library and Information 3 0 3
LS 3 Organization of Information Sources I 3 0 3
LS 5 Information Sources and Services I 3 0 3
LS 8 Information Technology I 3 0 3
PHL 5 Christian Ethics 3 0 3 THY 1, THY 2
PSY 2A Child and Adolescent Psychology 3 0 3 PSY 1
TOTAL 24 0 24

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
EDUC 206B Principles of Teaching II 3 0 3 EDUC 206A, SEM ED
ETAR Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform 3 0 3
LIS 2 Collection Development 3 0 3 LIS 1
LIS 6 Library & Information Management I 3 0 3 LIS 1, LS 3, LS 5
LS 4 Organization of Information Sources II 3 0 3 LS 3
LS 6 Library and Information Management 3 0 3 LIS 1, LS 3, LS 5
LS 9 Information Sources and Services II 3 0 3 LS 5
LS 10 Information Technology II 3 0 3 LS 8
LIT 101 Introduction to Literary Types 3 0 3 ENG 101A, ENG 101B
PGC Philippine Government and Constitution 3 0 3
TOTAL 30 0 30
Third Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ENG 104 Oral Communication Skills 3 0 3 ENG 101 A, ENG 101 B
LIT 102 Filipino Literature in English 3 0 3
LS 11 Research Methods in Library & Info Science 3 0 3 LS 3, LS 4, LS 5, LS 8, LS 9, LS 10, LIS 1, LIS 2, LIS 6, LIS 7
LS 12 Special Materials 3 0 3 LS 3, LS 4, LS 5, LS 9, LS 10, LIS 2
LS 13 Literature for Children & Young Adults 3 0 3 LIS 1, LIS 2
LIS 7 Indexing and Abstracting I 3 0 3 LS 3, LS 4
LIS 20 Collection Management 3 0 3 LIS 2
LIS 21 Information Sources and Services III 3 0 3 LS 5, LS 9
SCL 3 The Social Teachings of the Church 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 27 0 27

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
HUM Introduction to Humanities 3 0 3
HUM 1 Art, Man, and Society 3  0 3
LIS 22 Indexing and Abstracting II 3 0 3 LIS 7
LIS 23 Information Technology III 3 0 3 LS 10, LS 8
LS 14 School Libraries and Media Center 3 0 3 LIS 1, LIS 2, LS 3
LS 15 Academic Libraries 3 0 3 LIS 6
LS 16 Special Libraries 3 0 3 LIS 6
PHL 2/102 Logic 3 0 3
RC Rizal Course 3 0 3
SCL 9 Marriage and Family 3 0 3 PHL 5, THY 1, THY 2
TOTAL 30 30

 

Fourth Year - 2 Terms

First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
LPRAC 1 Library Practicum I 3 0 3 LIS 1, LIS 2, LIS 6, LIS 7, LS 3, LS 4, LS 5, LS 8, LS 9, LS 10, LS 11, LS 12, LS 13, LS 14, LS 15, LS 16
LS 17 Public Libraries 3 0 3 LIS 6
LIS 18 Archives & Record Management 3 0 3
LIS 24 Organization and Information Sciences 3 0 3 LS 3, LS 4
TOTAL  12 0 12

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
LPRAC 2 Library Practicum II 3 0 3 LPRAC 1
LIS 25 Library & Information Management II 3 0 3 LIS 6
TOTAL  6 0 6

 

Career Opportunities

librarian teacher researcher
archivist bibliographer / cataloguer media or audio-visual specialist

Identity

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs):

SERVANT LEADER

— Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church and the environment.

— Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life

— Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR

— Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction

— Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics

— Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER

— Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions

— Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues

— Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach

LIFELONG LEARNER

— Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development

— Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization

— Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Application
Fees

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “College of Education” tab for the tuition fees.

Program Recognitions

Center of Development