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Business Administration - Ph.D. Program Requirements

  • Accounting concentration
  • Finance concentration
  • Human Resource Management concentration
  • Information Systems concentration 
  • International Economics concentration admissions suspended until 2013
  • Marketing concentration
  • Operations Management concentration
  • Public Sector Economics concentration admissions suspended until 2013
  • Strategic Management concentration
I. CORE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (40 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
BAD    71094    College Teaching    1   
84023    Linear Statistical Models and Applications    3   
80199    Dissertation I
15   
80299    Dissertation II
15   
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)     
74017    Multivariate Statistics (3)     
84007    Information Technology (3)     
84011    Systems Simulation (3)     
84015    Stochastic Models (3)     
84112    Research Methodology (3)

85057    Marketing Research (3)

85063    Analytical Methods in Marketing Research (3)

85097    Seminar in Marketing (3)

II. MINOR REQUIRMENTS (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)

International Economics (admissions suspended until 2013)     
Marketing (15)

Operations Management (15)

Public Sector Economics (admissions suspended until 2013)

Strategic Management (15)

TOTAL     67    
*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   
TOTAL     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 Managment
3   
86066    Investment Theory    3   

86098    Research in Finance
3   
TOTAL     15    

Human Resource Management concentration

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
MIS    84108    Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior    3   
84263    Employee Selection and Appraisal    3   
84266    Readings in Management Systems    3   
84277    Organizational Behavior and Theory    3   
Choose from the following:     3   
EVAL    85516    Qualitative Research Designs and Applications in Educational Services (3)     
PSYC    71654    Quantitative Statistical Analysis II (3)     
SOC    72220    Survey Research Methods (3)   
TOTAL     15    

Information Systems concentration

INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
MIS    84077    Information Technology    3   
84080    Emerging Hardware and Software Technologies    3   
84266    Readings in Management Systems    3   
Choose 2 from the following:     6   
MIS    84045    System Development Methodologies (3)     
84081    Data Communications and Networking in Business (3)     
84082    Database Management Systems(3)   
84291    Seminar in Management Systems (3)     
TOTAL     15    

Marketing concentration

MARKETING CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
MKTG    85057    Marketing Research
3   
85063    Analytical Methods in Marketing Research
3   
85064    Buyer Behavior
3   
85066    Marketing Theory
3   
Choose from the following:     3   
MKTG    75054    International Marketing (3)

75060    Marketing Strategy and Planning (3)

85097    Seminar in Marketing (3)

TOTAL     15    

Operations Management concentration

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
MIS    74019    Research Seminar in Supply Chain Management    3   
84047    Manufacturing Technology and Strategy    3   
84266    Readings in Management Systems    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

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)   
Course    Title    Credits   
MIS    84262    Competitive Strategic Analysis
3   
84266    Readings in Management Systems
3   
84275    Corporate and Global Strategy
3   
84285    Technology Management and Entrepreneurship    3   
Choose from the following:     3   
MIS    72055    Econometrics II (3)     
84047    Manufacturing Technology and Strategy (3)     
TOTAL     15    

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