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Business Administration - Ph.D. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

  • Accounting concentration
  • Finance concentration
  • Human Resource Management concentration
  • Information Systems concentration 
  • Marketing concentration
  • Operations Management concentration Admission to the program has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2012.
  • Strategic Management concentration Admission to the program has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2012.

 

 I. CORE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (40 credits)
Course Title Credits
BAD 71094 College Teaching 1
  84023 Linear Statistical Models and Applications 3
  80199 Dissertation I* 30
Department Electives** 0-9
Choose from the following:  6
BAD 72050 Microeconomic Theory I (3)  
  72051 Macroeconomic Theory II (3)  
  72055 Econometrics II (3)  
  72056 Time Series Analysis (3)  
  84011 Systems Simulation (3)  
MIS 74017 Multivariate Statistics (3)  
  84007 Philosophy of Science and Business Models (3)  
  84015 Stochastic Models (3)  
  84112 Research Methodology (3)  
MKTG 85057 Research Design (3)  
  85063 Analytical Methods in Marketing Research (3)  
  85097 Seminar in Marketing and Entrepreneurship (3)  
 II. MINOR REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)
All courses selected by the department in the minor 12
 III. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Accounting concentration (15)  
Finance (15)  
Human Resource Management (15)  
Information Systems (15)  
Marketing (15)  
Operations Management (15)  
Strategic Management (15)  
MINIMUM TOTAL 67

* Each doctoral candidate, upon admission to candidacy, must register for BUS 80199 Dissertation I for a total of 30 hours. It is expected that a doctoral candidate will continuously register for Dissertation I, and thereafter BUS 80299 Dissertation II, each semester, including summer, until all requirements for the degree have been met.

**Need determined by department

 

 

Accounting concentration

ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
ACCT 73098 Research in Accounting 3
  83031 Auditing Issues 3
  83033 Managerial Accounting Issues 3
  83037 Financial Accounting Issues 3
  83038 Basic Accounting Research Methodology 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15

 

Finance concentration

FINANCE CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
FIN 86061 Theories of Financial Decision -Making 3
  86062 Theory of Corporate Finance 3
  86064 International Financial Markets, Institutions and Management 3
  86066 Investment Theory 3
  86098 Research in Finance 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15

 

Human Resource Management concentration

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
ECON 82072 Economics of Labor Markets 3
MIS 84108 Human Capital Systems and Shared Value Creation 3
  84263 Human Resource Management 3
  84277 Organizational Behavior and Theory 3
  84291 Seminar in Management Systems 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15

 

Information Systems concentration

INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
MIS 84080 Innovation, Adoption, Diffusion 3
  84045 Social Issues in Information Systems 3
  84081 Information Systems Strategy and Innovation 3
  84277 Organizational Behavior and Theory 3
  84291 Seminar in Management Systems 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15

 

Marketing concentration

MARKETING CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
MKTG 85057 Marketing Design 3
  85063 Analytical Methods in Marketing Research 3
  85064 Buyer Behavior 3
  85066 Marketing Theory 3
Choose from the following:  3
MKTG 85054 International Marketing (3)  
  85060 Marketing Strategy and Planning (3)  
  85097 Seminar in Marketing (3)  
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 15

 

Operations Management concentration Admission to the program has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2012.

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
MIS 74019 Research Seminar in Supply Chain Management 3
  84047 Value and Supply Chain Management 3
  84266 Directed Research 3
Choose two from the following:  6
MIS 74018 Mathematical Programming (3)  
  84012 Scheduling and Planning (3)  
  84015 Stochastic Models (3)  
TOTAL 15

 

Strategic Management concentration Admission to the program has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2012.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
MIS 84262 Business and Organization 3
  84266 Directed Research 3
  84275 Corporate and Global Strategy 3
  84285 Technology Management and Entrepreneurship 3
Choose from the following:  3
BAD 72055 Econometrics II (3)  
MIS 84047 Value and Supply Chain Management (3)  
TOTAL 15