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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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