Dual Degrees and Specializations (for Master's Students)
History and Philosophy of Science (M.A.) and Master of Library Science (M.L.S.) Dual Degree
This program meets the growing demand for information professionals with a scientific academic specialty and prepares students for a variety of positions in library, research, and archival settings. The program consists of a minimum of 51 credit hours for both degrees. Students must apply for admission to the master’s programs of both the School of Library and Information Science and the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and meet the admission criteria established for each. The two degrees must be awarded simultaneously.
In addition to the SLIS S401 prerequisite, the requirements for the Master of Library Science (30 credit hours) are:
- M.L.S. Foundation courses (15 cr.).
- Other required SLIS courses (9 cr.): S581 or S584, S523, and S605.
- SLIS elective courses (6 cr.).
A minimum of 21 credit hours is required in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science for the Master of Arts degree. For specific requirements, see the University Graduate School Bulletin.