Doctoral Programs

The Finance Concentration 

Degree Requirements

First Year Courses

 

Fall Semester
SOM 871 - Intro to Financial Theory
STAT 607 - Probability & Statistics I
REC 701 - Quantitative Methods
REC 711 - Microeconomics I

Spring Semester
SOM 894 - Seminar in Finance I
STAT 608 - Probability & Statistics II
REC 712 - Microeconomics II
REC 702 - Econometric Methods II

Paper: Summer Empirical Paper

 

Second Year Courses

Fall Semester
SOM 894 - Seminar in Finance II
REC 703 - Econometric Methods II
ECON 706 - Macroeconomics

Spring Semester
SOM 894 - Seminar in Finance III
IE 684 - Stochastic Processes

 

Paper: Second Summer Review Paper

 

Third Year Courses

Fall Semester
SOM 894 - Seminar in Finance IV
SOM 788 - Dissertation Thesis

Spring Semester
SOM 894W - Finance Workshop*

 

* The Finance Workshop is offered every semester. All Finance Ph.D. students must attend and participate in this workshop as a non-credit class every semester until they graduate. Third-year students will register for this class only if they are about to defend their dissertation proposal. Ever proposal must be presented at the workshop before it is defended.