Children's and YA Literature
Gain the knowledge and understanding to pass on a meaningful literary heritage to children and young adults. The Children's and YA Literature MicroCred provides a rich survey of both children’s and adolescent literature as well as the skills to evaluate literature for its intended audience. Offers a practical background for a variety of professionals, including those in teaching, library and information sciences, child care, and other youth services.
Each MicroCred program is made up of two to six individual courses. Successful completion of all courses within the program qualifies you to earn an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your resume and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Acclaim by Credly. If you have completed this MicroCred program, you can request your badge by clicking here.
Cost per 3-credit course: $866
Total cost: $1,732
LSU MicroCreds offer a cost-effective means to establish and publicize your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a specialization. Upon successful completion of a MicroCred, you will receive a digital badge from LSU Digital & Continuing Education.
Our MicroCreds are intended especially for working professionals and others who need a flexible means of taking courses and documenting the qualifications they give you. The courses in this MicroCred also earn you college credit, so your MicroCred could also start you on the path to a credit certificate or a college degree.
You may start any course for this MicroCred at any time. Admission to LSU is not required.
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