Practicum

LS 5843 Practicum Course/Field Experience

  • A 3-credit-hour course (LS 5843) required for graduation 
  • A 120 hour unpaid, professionally supervised practicum in an approved, public, academic or special library appropriate to SLIS coursework and area of specialization, or a Practicum Project
  • A 160-hour unpaid professionally supervised practicum in an approved Texas school library for all candidates seeking Texas School Librarian Certification 
  • A Final Exam Portfolio
  • An opportunity for TWU SLIS students to apply academic knowledge, to practice newly acquired skills, and to perfect a professional manner 

Practicum Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Practicum – July 1st 
Spring Semester Practicum – November 1st 
Summer Semester Practicum – April 1st 

More Information

For detailed information about the required Practicum, please see the SLIS Collaborative Space in Canvas. Log in to Canvas and go to the SLIS Collaborative Space > SLIS Student Handbook > About Practicum.

Contact Us: 

Kelly Meyer, MS, MLS
Practicum Coordinator
School of Library & Information Studies
940-898-2732 
kmeyer2@twu.edu

Page last updated 4:40 PM, April 12, 2021