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Citation Styles

Citation Style by Department/College


This is just a general guide -- remember to always check with your professor!


Department Citation Style
Manning School of Business APA (American Psychological Association) 
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences APA (American Psychological Association) 
College of Education APA (American Psychological Association)
Francis College of Engineering Varies*
Chemical Engineering Department AICHE
Civil & Environmental Engineering Department ASME, ASCE
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department IEEE
Mechanical Engineering Department IEEE (or AIAA, ASME)
Plastics Engineering Department AICHE, ASME
College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Varies*
Art & Design, English, Music, Philosophy, World Languages & Cultures MLA (Modern Language Association) 
Psychology, Criminology and Justice Studies, Political Science, Sociology APA (American Psychological Association)
Economics, History Chicago Manual of Style
Kennedy College of Sciences *Varies
Biological Sciences Department CSE
Chemistry Department ACS or CSE
Computer Science Department IEEE & ACM 
Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Department ACSE 
Mathematical Sciences Department AMS
Physics Department AIP