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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 6 18
Optional General Education Course 2 6
Core course 27 84
Elective course 3 12
Research/Internship 1 3
Total 39 123
  1. Compulsory General Education Course (6 courses 18 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1. CSE101 Introduction to Computers I 3
2. CSE 102 Introduction to Computers II 3
3. ENG 100 Improving Oral Communication Skills 3
4. ENG 101 Basic English 3
5. ENG 102 Composition and Communication Skills 3
6. GEN 226 Emergence of Bangladesh 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 201 Bangladesh Studies 3
3. GEN 209 Social Psychology 3
4. GEN 211 Concepts of Journalism & Media Studies 3
5. GEN 220 Principles of Public Relations 3
6. GEN 239 Professional Ethics 3
7. SOC 209 Industrial Sociology 3
  1. Core courses (27 courses 84 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1. ISL 101 Introduction to Information Studies and Library Management 3
2. ISL 102 Organization of Information 3
3. ISL 103 Information and Society 3
4. ISL 104 New Technologies and Current Trends in Information Science 3
5. ISL 201 Information Resources Development 3
6. ISL 202 Information Users and their Needs 3
7. ISL 203 Management of Information Institutions 3
8. ISL 204 Information Sources and Services 3
9. ISL 205 Writing, Editing and Publishing 3
10. ISL 206 Bibliography, Reference and Citation 3
11. ISL 207 Indexing and Abstracting 3
12. ISL 208 Automation of Information institutions 3
13. ISL 301 Records and Archives Management 3
14. ISL 302 Information Production, Marketing and Public Relation 3
15. ISL 303 Documentation and Communication 3
16. ISL 304 Research Methodology 3
17. ISL 305 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Theory) 3
18. ISL 306 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Theory) 3
19. ISL 307 Comparative Study of Information Systems 3
20. ISL 308 Information Architecture 3
21. ISL 309 Organization of Knowledge (Classification Practical) 4
22. ISL 310 Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Practical) 4
23. ISL 311 Applied Statistics 3
24. ISL 401 Information Networking and Resource Sharing 3
25. ISL 402 Analysis and Design of Information Systems 3
26. ISL 403 Information Literacy 3
27. ISL 409 Integrated Library System Development 4
  1. Elective courses (3 courses 12 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1. ISL 404 Computer Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting 4
2. ISL 405 Server Administration 4
3. ISL 406 Content Management System 4
4. ISL 407 Database Design and Applications in Library and Information Systems 4
5. ISL 408 Web Technologies and Web-based Information Services 4
  1. Individual Research/ Internship (Choose either one 3 credits)
SL Course Title Credit
1. ISL 498 Internship in Information Institutions 3
2. ISL 499 Project/Research Monograph 3