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LIBR U105  News Media Literacy  1 Credit Hour  

Approaches to critically evaluating information in the news media. Topics include misinformation, disinformation, conspiracy theories, and how false information spreads.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL U102 or consent of instructor.  
LIBR U201  Strategies for Information Discovery  3 Credit Hours  

Broad-based approach to developing information-seeking strategies and skills for academic and work-related research. Emphasis on process of research, effective search strategies, critical evaluation of sources, ethical use of information, emerging technologies and applications and their use in research.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL U102 or consent of instructor.