Consent of instructor required. School library media specialist practicum is a supervised field experience. It is designed to apply theories and techniques learned in the School of Library and Information Management (SLIM), Master of Library Science (MLS) degree program to the school setting. Reading, study, and learning activities in addition to the in-school hours are expected of practicum students. The school library media elementary practicum (preK-6) requires a minimum of 40 hours in an approved elementary school library. Grading for the practicum is awarded on a "Pass/No Credit" basis, and is awarded by the SLIM faculty supervisor.