Library Media Program (TEP)

University of Virginia's College at Wise
Library Media Program

The University of Virginia 's College at Wise offers a minor in Library Media leading to licensure in library media pre-K-12 in Virginia. The program requires 38 hours in library media and related courses in addition to general education and major requirements. A student can normally complete the library media requirements in four semesters.

Teachers who are already licensed in another area may take the appropriate library media courses for additional endorsement.

All students enrolled in the Library Media Program must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (TEP). Admission requirements to the TEP are listed in the UVA Wise Catalog. Those already licensed to teach or possessing a Master's degree from an accredited institution may be admitted to the TEP after review of their credentials.

Students may also wish to take these classes in preparation for paraprofessional positions in academic, public and special libraries and for graduate studies in library science.

Not all classes are offered every semester. Students should take required courses when they are offered.

For further information about the program, contact

Elizabeth Dotson-Shupe, Assistant Professor of Education, UVA Wise, 1 College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293, 276-328-0163. You can email the program for more information.


View the Library Media (LIBR) course descriptions, listed as part of the education department, in the UVA Wise catalog.

Library Media Information

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