Course Catalog

Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) in Information Studies and Library Management

Courses
Minimum Requirement 123 Credits

 

Course groups Number of Courses Number of credits
Compulsory General Education Course 5 15
Optional General Education Course 2 6
Core course 26 79
Elective course 5 20
Research/Internship 1 3
Total 39 123
  1. Compulsory General Education Course (5 courses 15 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1.        CSE101 Introduction to Computers I 3
2.        CSE 102 Introduction to Computers II 3
3.        ENG 101 Basic English 3
4.        ENG 102 Composition and Communication Skills 3
5.        GEN 201 Bangladesh Studies 3
  1. Optional General Education Course (Any 2 courses 6 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1.        MIS 101 Introduction to Management Information System 3
2.        GEN 209 Social Psychology 3
3.        GEN 211 Concepts of Journalism & Media Studies 3
4.        GEN 220 Principles of Public Relations 3
5.        GEN 239 Professional Ethics 3
  1. Core courses (26 courses 79 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1.        ISLM 101 Introduction to Information Studies and Library Management 3
2.        ISLM 102 Organization of Information 3
3.        ISLM 103 Information and Society 3
4.        ISLM 104 New Technologies and Current Trends in Information Science 3
5.        ISLM 201 Information Resources Development 3
6.        ISLM 202 Information Users and their Needs 3
7.        ISLM 203 Management of Information Institutions 3
8.        ISLM 204 Information Sources and services 3
9.        ISLM 205 Writing, Editing and Publishing 3
10.    ISLM 206 Bibliography, Reference and Citation 3
11.    ISLM 207 Indexing and Abstracting 3
12.    ISLM 208 Automation of Information institutions 3
13.    ISLM 301 Records and Archives Management 3
14.    ISLM 302 Information Production, Marketing and Public Relation 3
15.    ISLM 303 Documentation and Communication 3
16.    ISLM 304 Research Methodology 3
17.    ISLM 305 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Theory) 3
18.    ISLM 306 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Theory) 3
19.    ISLM 307 Comparative Study of Information Systems 3
20.    ISLM 308 Information Architecture 3
21.    ISLM 309 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Practical) 3
22.    ISLM 310 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Practical) 4
23.    ISLM 311 Applied Statistics 3
24.    ISLM 401 Information Networking and Resource Sharing 3
25.    ISLM 402 Analysis and Design of Information Systems 3
26.    ISLM 403 Information Literacy 3
  1. Elective courses (5 courses 20 credits including IS 433)
SL Course Title Credit
1.        ISLM 404 Computer Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting 4
2.        ISLM 405 Server Administration 4
3.        ISLM 406 Content Management System 4
4.        ISLM 407 Database Design and Applications in Library and Information Systems 4
5.        ISLM 408 Web Technologies and Web-based Information Services 4
6.        ISLM 409 Integrated Library System Development 4
  1. Individual Research/ Internship (Choose either one 3 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1.        ISLM 410 Internship in Information Institutions 3
2.        ISLM 411 Project/Research Monograph 3

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