American Studies

MLISc / American Studies MA

(Primary Degree: American Studies): Of the 33 credits required for this MA, LIS counts 9 credits at the 600 level. Thus only 30 LIS credits for the MLISc are needed instead of 39, for a total of 63 credits for both degrees.

(Primary degree: MLISc): Of the 39 credits required for the MLISc, the Department of American Studies accepts 9 credits from the following so the MA requires 24 American Studies credits:

  • LIS 612 – History of Books & Libraries
  • LIS 618 – Government Documents
  • LIS 685 – Traditional Literature & Oral Narration
  • LIS 687 – Information Sources for Hawaiian Studies
  • LIS 693V – Special Topics in Librarianship
  • LIS 699V – Directed Reading and/or Research
Primary Degree MA MLISc Total
American Studies 33 30 63
Library / Information Science 24 39 63
If obtained separately 33 39 72

UH – Department of American Studies Website