Information Literacy Requirement

 

Library and Web searching skills are very important for success in college and for lifelong learning. Information Literacy is a general education requirement at WSU.  Students may complete this requirement by registering for and passing one of the seven options listed below. Click here for more information on the courses.

 

  • Library Science TD 1704, The Information Navigator. One credit hour, this is an online course offered through through WSU Online or as a face-to-face class.

 

  • Library Science or EDUC 2604, Information Resources in Education. One credit hour, this course is designed for education majors and others with a strong interest in education.

 

  • Library Science or BA 2704, Information Resources in the Business Disciplines. One credit hour, this course is designed for business majors and others with a strong interest in business information.

 

  • Library Science 2804, Information Resources in the Social Sciences. One credit hour, this course is designed for students with a strong interest in the social sciences.

 

  • Library Science or HTHS 2904, Information Resources in the Health Professions. One credit hour, this course is designed for students with a strong interest in the health sciences.

 

  • English 2015, Intermediate College Writing & Research. Four credit hours, this combines elements of English 2010 with the information literacy content of LIBS 1704

 

  • Information Literacy Competency Exam LIBS 1504. This exam is not intended to replace the course.  This is an option for students who have already acquired the skills taught in the above courses. The one credit exam may be taken in any WSU testing center. Note - the exam is under assessment by the dean; it is currently not being offered during the summer and fall 2021 semesters. If it is not listed in the class schedule, please see the options listed above to fulfill your information literacy requirement. 

 

Additional information on the Information Literacy requirement and the exam is available from: 

  • Stewart Library reference personnel, Stewart Library 2nd floor, or (801) 626-6415. (for information on courses)

  • Marie Richards, Information Literacy Coordinator, Stewart Library room 221, (801) 626-7068, or marierichards@weber.edu.  (for information on the exam)