PhD Student Course Requirements and Research Methods Courses

Requirements

  • All PhD students must complete a minimum of 16 total classes; four classes per semester for two years, five of which must be research-based.  See the class lists below for specific course requirements for Operations Management/Information Technology, Human Resources or Real Estate.
  • Four (one per semester) HADM 6699 Graduate Independent Research classes may be taken if a suitable content course is not offered at the university in any given semester.  In order to do so however, the student and chair must submit a one-page proposal to the Director of Graduate Studies outlining the course content and deliverables for the independent study in advance of enrolling for the course.
  • HADM 9900, PhD Thesis Research courses, can be taken following successful completion of “A” exams.

For complete course descriptions, go to Courses of Study

Operations Management/Information Technology Research Methods Courses for 2012

Students are required to take at least six methods based courses from those listed below with at least two from each of Empirical and Modeling.  These methods courses are to be augmented with other courses agreed upon by the student and their advisor.  Owing to availability and course offerings, other courses may be substituted for those listed below upon agreement of the faculty advisor.

Empirical Courses:

  • BTRY 601—Statistical Methods I
  • BTRY 602 –Statistical Methods II
  • BTRY 603—Statistical Methods III
  • D Soc 619—Quantitative Research Methods
  • PAM 6040—Qual Sur/Mix Meth App Plcy Res
  • Psych 6910—Research Methods in Psychology
  • Soc 5080—Qualitative Methods

Modeling Courses:

  • ORIE 5300—Optimization I
  • ORIE 5310—Optimization II
  • ORIE 5340—Heuristic Methods for Optimization
  • ORIE 5800—Simulation Modeling & Analysis
  • ORIE 5810—Discrete-event Simulation
  • ORIE 522—OR I:  Topics in Linear Optimization
  • ORIE 6290—Found Game Theory & Mech Des Eng
  • ORIE 6500—Applied Stochastic Processes
  • ORIE 6700—Statistical Principles

Substitute Courses:

  • ILRST 510—Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • ILRST 610—Statistical Methods I
  • NRE 5190—Doctoral ProSeminar in Ops
  • ORIE 5150—Design of Manufacturing Systems
  • ORIE 5200—Oper Research I:  Optimization I
  • ORIE 5210—Optimization II
  • ORIE 5220—OR I:  Topics in Linear Optimization
  • ORIE 5230—OR II:  Intro to Stoch Proc I

Management / Marketing Research Methods Courses for 2012

Students are required to take at least six methods based courses from those listed below with at least four from the required courses and two from the electives.  These methods course are to be augmented with other courses agreed upon by the student and their advisor.  Owing to availability and course offerings, other courses may be substituted for those listed below upon agreement of the faculty advisor.

Required Courses:

  • AEM 7100—Econometrics I
  • AEM 7110—Econometrics II
  • BTRY 6010—Statistical Methods I
  • BTRY 6020—Statistical Methods II
  • BTRY 6030–Statistical Methods III
  • BTRY 6040—Statistical Method:  Applied
  • Econ 6190—Econometrics I
  • Econ 6200—Econometrics II
  • Econ 7190—Advanced Topics in Econometrics I
  • Econ 7200—Advanced Topic in Econometrics II
  • ILRHR 9630—Research Methods in HRM
  • ILRST 5110—Statistics for Soc Sci I

Elective Courses:

  • AEM 7120—Quantitative Methods I
  • AEM 7140—Experimental Economics
  • D Soc 6150—Qualitative Research Methods
  • Comm 6100—Seminar in Social NetworksI
  • Comm 6820—Methods of Comm Research
  • Comm 6830—Qual Res Methods in Comm
  • Comm 6940—Advanced Research Methods
  • Comm 6950—Structural Equation Modeling Techniques in Social Science
  • ILRST 6140—Structural Equations with Latent Variables
  • ILRST 6190—Special Topics in Soc Stats
  • ILRST 7170—Analysis of Longitudinal Data
  • NRE 5090—Doctoral Seminar Research Methods
  • Psych 6910—Research Methods in Psychology

Substitute Courses:

  • AEM 7440—Advanced Consumer Research
  • Econ 6090—Microeconomic Theory I
  • Econ 6170—Intermediate Math Econ I
  • Econ 6690—Economics of Information
  • ILRHR 9610—Doctoral Rsch Sem:  Micro HRM
  • ILRHR 9620—Doctoral Research Seminar in HRM:  Macro HR
  • ILRLE 7410—Applied Econometrics I
  • ILRLE 7420—Applied Econometric II
  • NRE 5100—Consumption Hedonics
  • NRE 5150—Doctoral Seminar Behavioral Decision
  • NRE 5170—PhD Seminar in Org Behavior
  • ORIE 5200—Oper Research I:  Optimization I
  • R Soc 6190—Quantitative Research Methods
  • Soc 5050—Research Methods I
  • Soc 5400—Organizational Research

Real Estate Research Methods Courses for 2012

Students are required to take at least six methods based courses from those listed below with at least four from the required courses and two from the electives.  These methods courses are to be augmented with other courses agreed upon by the student and their advisor.  Owing to availability and course offerings, other courses may be substituted for those listed below upon agreement of the faculty advisor.

Required Courses:

  • AEM 7100—Econometrics I
  • AEM 7110—Econometrics II
  • Econ 6090—Microeconomic Theory I
  • Econ 6100—Microeconomic Theory II
  • Econ 6190—Econometrics I
  • Econ 6200—Econometrics II
  • Econ 6690—Economics of Information
  • Econ 7210--Time Series Econometrics
  • Econ 7480—Applied Econometrics I
  • Econ 7490—Applied Econometrics II
  • ILRST 6140—Structural Equations with Latent
  • NRE 5280—PhD Sem in Emp. Asset Pricing
  • ORIE 5230—OR II:  Intro to Stoch Proc I
  • ORIE5600—Fin Engr w Stochastic Calc I
  • ORIE 6500—Applied Stochastic Processes
  • Psych 6910—Research Methods in Psychology
  • R Soc 6190—Quantitative Research Methods

Substitute Courses:

  • Econ 6130—Macroeconomics I
  • Econ 6140—Macroeconomic Theory II
  • Econ 6170—Intermediate Math Econ I
  • Econ 7100—Stochastic Econ: Concepts and Tec
  • Econ 7320—Monetary Economics
  • Econ 7760—Computational Economics
  • ILRST 6190—Special Topics in Soc Stats
  • NRE 5300—Seminar in Acctg Research
  • ORIE 5640—Statistics for Financial Engr
  • ORIE 5800—Simulation Modeling and Analysis
  • ORIE 6300--Mathematic Programming I
  • ORIE 6510—Probability