Dissertation & Thesis Handbook

Appendix A - List of Professional Style Manuals by Program

This list is neither exclusive nor all-inclusive.

Discuss proposed citation style with your faculty, knowing that requirements exist for

the thesis or dissertation above and beyond those that exist for journal articles.

Degree Program
Style Manual*
African American Studies APA, Chicago, MLA
Anatomy ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Anthropology AAA
Art History APA, Chicago, MLA
Biochemistry JBC, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Biology CBE, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Biomedical Sciences ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Accounting

Finance

General and Strategic Management

Human Resource Administration

International Business Administration

Management Information Systems

Marketing

Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare

Tourism

APA, Chicago

Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA, Chicago

APA

Cell Biology ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Chemistry ACS, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Communication Sciences APA
Computer and Information Sciences APA, Chicago
Criminal Justice APA, Chicago
Dance APA/scientific; MLA or Chicago/ethnography, humanities-based
Economics Journal of Economics and Business
EDUCATION APA
ENGINEERING IEEE
English MLA, Chicago
Geographyand Urban Studies APA
Geology GSA (Chicago derivative)
Public Health APA, Chicago
History Chicago
Kinesiology APA
Linguistics APA
Mass Media and Communication APA/social science, Chicago/historical
Mathematics http://math.temple.edu/computing/tuthesis
Microbiology and Immunology Cell, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Molecular Biology/Genetics ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
MUSIC APA, Chicago
Occupational Therapy APA
Oral Biology ICMJE (Vancouver Style), APA
Pathology ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Pharmacology APS, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Philosophy APA, Chicago, MLA
Physical Therapy APA, AMA
Physics APA, Chicago
Physiology APS, ICMJE (Vancouver Style)
Political Science APSA (Chicago derivative), APA, Chicago
PSYCHOLOGY APA
Religion Chicago
Sociology ASR (Chicago derivative), Chicago
Spanish APA, Chicago, MLA
Speech, Language and Hearing Science APA
Sport and Recreation Administration APA
Statistics ASA
Theater APA, Chicago

* Links to useful sites about APA, Chicago, ICMJE, and MLA style.

Great in-house links:

Temple University's Writing Center, and its Citation Guides, and Guide to Conducting Research and Avoiding Plagiarism