Master of Arts in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
 Degree Requirements
 (Thesis Option: 30 hours; Non-Thesis Option: 32 hours)


Required courses, Thesis and Non-Thesis Options, 21 hours:

 HSCI 5970 Seminar in Research, Criticism, & Analysis (6 hours)
 HSCI 5990 Special Studies/Graduate Survey in History of Science (6 hours)
 HSCI 5513 Advanced Studies in the History of Ancient and Medieval Science (3 hours)
 HSCI 5523 Advanced Studies in the History of Renaissance and Early Modern Science (3 hours)
 HSCI 5533 Advanced Studies in the History of Modern Science (3 hours)

Elective Courses and Thesis Hours (where applicable):

Thesis Option:

Electives: two courses (6 hours) selected from the following options:
 HSCI 5550 Topics in the History of Science
 HSCI 5960 Directed Readings in the History of Science
 Other approved course outside the department (e.g., History)
 
Thesis: 3 hours
 HSCI 5980 Research for Master’s Thesis

Non-thesis Option:

Electives: 11 hours selected from the following options:
 HSCI 5550 Topics in the History of Science
 HSCI 5960 Directed Readings in the History of Science
 Other approved course outside the department (e.g., History)

Foreign Language, Thesis and Non-Thesis Options:

Demonstrated reading competence in one approved foreign language.

Students will develop a plan for appropriate language competency, in consultation with their committee.

Basic reading competency can be established in several ways:

• Passing a reading proficiency examination.
• Completion of six credit hours of intermediate-level language courses with grades no lower than B.
• Completion of approved graduate reading proficiency courses offered in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics with a grade of A.