Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

Off-Campus Courses

HIST 3530 History of Science – England

Join us in England as we study the important ideas, people, institutions, and developments throughout archaeological time. Based in London, this study-abroad program includes day trips to Oxford, Cambridge and surrounding areas, with optional trips to Stonehenge and Verulamium. Students will visit artifact collections at various museums, hear world-renowned guest speakers, and see first-hand the objects and environments that are examined in the class.


Dates: May 19 - June 6, 2019

Location: London, England

Credit Hours Earned: Three (3) Credit Hours — HIST 3530 History of Science

Cost: $4,875.00, not including food or round-trip airfare to London. This fee includes tuition for 3 credit hours and all in-country housing, transportation, and entrance to museums included in course.  Students will be responsible for their own round-trip airfare to London, optional excursions (as allowed) and meals (est. $30-50/day).  Some expenses will be grocery items to be prepared at lodging.

England Course Flyer

Images from Liverpool, Cambridge and Oxford

Students are introduced to the history of science during the modern period — spanning from the 1450s to the present — with a focus on the history of archaeology in Britain. The course also analyzes the close relationship between science and culture, discussing issues such as ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, and gender which pervade human society, and therefore science.

This is a junior- senior-level course and is a requirement for secondary education specialization. Credit may count toward a history major, a minor in history or science and society, as well as a required elective for engineering disciplines. Prerequisites: You must have taken one of the following courses — Hist 1100/1200/1300/1310

Enrollment & Payment Deadlines

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE – December 7, 2018 

The Professional & Continuing Education office will ensure you are registered in class.  Since class is held off-schedule, the standard campus schedule cannot be followed.  PCE will process class registration on your behalf and apply payments made. 

Payment Schedule:

$1,625 – December 7, 2018 (deposit required – with PCE Registration form)

$1,625 – January 25, 2019 (second payment required – no refunds after this date)

$1,625 – March 8, 2019 (final payment required – with Passport and copy of purchased flight itinerary)

When officially registered, your student account will be charged $3,225 instructional fee and $1,650 other fees for a total of $4,875.  Your payments made to PCE will be applied to this specific course and reflected on your student account.  You will receive 3.0 hours of academic credit for the Summer 2019 semester.

See tabs below for information on Process, Forms, and Cancellations.

  • Process
  • Forms
  • Cancellations


1.   On or before December 7, 2018 
Bring registration form along with minimum first deposit payment to Missouri S&T PCE office. 
The registration form can be found and download in the forms tab.

        Professional and Continuing Education
        216 Centennial Hall, 300 W. 12th Street
        Rolla, MO  65409-1560 

2.   On or before January 25, 2019 – Second payment due (if applicable)

No refunds after this date as in-country arrangements will be made based on registrations and payments received.

3.   On or before March 8, 2019 – Final payment due (if applicable)

At this time, student must provide

  • Passport
  • Copy of purchased flight itinerary

4.   Required study abroad orientation – mid-April, 2019 (specific date/time TBA)

All students registered in this class is required to participate in an orientation/informational meeting conducted by S&T’s International Affairs office. 
All other forms are required at this time. Downloadable forms are found in the forms tab.


Download, complete, print and sign the following required forms:

Bring completed forms to:

Professional and Continuing Education 
216 Centennial Hall, 300 W. 12th Street 
Rolla, MO  65409-1560
Phone: 573-341-6222


Cancellation Policies:

Missouri University of Science and Technology reserves the right to cancel its programs in the event of insufficient registrations, instructor illness, severe weather, or natural disaster. In the event of cancellation, registrants will be notified immediately and full refund will be issued.

A minimum enrollment of 5 is required by January 25, 2019 or course will be cancelled.

Individuals wishing to cancel must do so before January 25, 2019.  No refunds are issued after this date.

Faculty Leader

Kathleen Sheppard, PhD

Associate Professor

History & Political Science

Kathleen Sheppard is a historian of Egyptology and of women in the professions. Her main focus is in Britain and the U.S. in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

Dr. Sheppard received a B.A. in anthropology and sociology from Truman State University, an M.A. in Egyptian archeology from University College, London, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in the history of science from the University of Oklahoma.  

She is involved with the Society for Women Engineers at S&T.  Currently, Dr. Sheppard teaches the History of Science survey and Western Civilizations.  She is also on the executive committee of the Histories of Archaeology Research Network.

Research Interests:

Historian of Egyptology and of women in the professions. Her main focus is in Britain and the U.S. in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.



  • University of Oklahoma, Doctor of Philosophy, 2010

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Contact Us.

Professional and Continuing Education

216 Centennial Hall, 300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO 65409-1560

Phone: 573-341-6222  |  Fax: 573-341-4992
Email: pce@mst.edu