The admissions requirement for the non-credit
programs will be indicated in each program proposal.
Most programs shall be on a first come first serve
General Academic Requirement Regulations in this
catalogue will apply to the students of this Division.
The residence requirement for graduation will
not apply. The University's grading system and
rules for credit programs will apply. The grades
of "Fail" and "Pass" will
be given for non-credit courses.
Monrovia Campus of the University is utilized
by the Division for the implementation of most
of its programs. The off-campus programs such
as course offerings, seminars, workshop and conferences
may be arranged in specific areas depending on
and drinking are prohibited in the classrooms.
Division shall operate its evening part-time credit
programs from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The non-credit
programs can be arranged at a time and place convenient
to the participants.
core Staff of the Division shall consist of regular
University Faculty Members. Part-time staff will
be contracted when necessary.
Office of the Division of Continuing Education
is located in TH-46 in the left wing of Tubman
Hall. The office is open from 8:00 a.m to 9:00
p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also write
to: The Division of Continuing Education, University
of Liberia, P. O. Box 9020 or call 222515 Ext.
233 for additional information.
Requirement Courses Towards a Bachelor of Arts
or Science Degree.
General Requirement Courses Towards a Bachelor
of Arts or Science Degree are listed and described
under each of the five undergraduate Colleges;
Liberia, Science & Technology, Teachers',
Agricultural and Business. After the completion
of the general requirement courses in the Division
of Continuing Education, the student will transfer
to one of the five undergraduate colleges listed
above to commence their professional courses and
of Arts Degree in Library Science
part-time evening credit courses of study for
the Associate of Arts Degree in Library Science
requires four years of study for average students
and three years for above average students. A
total of 64 semester hours of study is needed
to obtain the Associate of Arts Degree in Library
Science. The Specific course requirements are
General Requirement Courses are described under
Teachers College. Below are the descriptions for
the Library Science Courses;
- 100 Introduction to Librarianship
core course to introduce the students to the library
profession and to help them acquire a foundation
of historical background and understanding of
library objectives, services and needs.
- 101 Introduction to Cataloging
core course designed to introduce students to
the principles underlying the organization of
knowledge as applied to library materials and
- 102 Problems in Classification and Cataloging
Pre-requisite: LlSC 100 and 101
is given to problems of cataloging and classification
with emphasis on the Library of Congress classification
and the theories involved.
- 103 Principles of Library Administration and
core course in the basic functions of Library
administration and automation and their application
to library operations.
- 104 Introduction to Reference and Bibliography
core course to prepare students for reference
and bibliographic work in public, college, school
and special libraries; the selection, evaluation
and use of the more scholarly reference materials
in the various subject fields.
- 106 Selection of Library Materials
core course in the principles of selection of
library materials and procedures involved in the
building of collection for all types of libraries.
- 201 Audio-Visual Education
Pre-requisite: LlSC 100, 104 and 106
deals-with the types, description and treatment
of the classroom uses of audio-visual media. It
also emphasizes the significance of effective
audio-visual program in schools.
- 203 Resources in Humanities
Pre-requisites: LlSC 104, 106 and 201
or the consent of Instructor
literature in major divisions of the humanities,
including bibliographical and audio-visual materials.
Fields: history, geography, education, art, political
- 202 Government Publication
Pre-requisite: LlSC 104 and 106 courses
of Liberian Government, United Nations and foreign
Government publications as sources of information
for libraries; administration of document collection.
- 205 School Library Administration
Pre-requisite: LlSC 100
philosophy and objectives of school library services,
evolving trends influencing the development of
school library and its increased responsibilities.
- 206 Practicum
practice in an organized school library under
the supervision of .professional librarians is
required. It is structured as a practice teaching
experience for librarians.