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Sample Program Meeting Ph.D. Requirements

Option A

Year 1    

Semester 1
ACE 591ME [4 hours]
ACE 501 [4 hours]
ECON 532 [4 hours]

Semester 2
ACE 502 [4 hours]
ACE 503 [4 hours]
ECON 535 [4 hours]
Summer Session
Written Core Exam (July)
End of first year -- identify field courses
     
Year 2    
Identify research paper topic
Semester 3
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
Elective
Semester 4
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
ACE 561 [4 hours]
Summer Session
Prepare Research Paper
     
Year 3    
Semester 5
ACE 599 [12 hours]
Present Research Paper (Oct.)
Oral Proposal Defense/Prelim Exam
Final Semester
ACE 599 [12 hours]
Final Exam
Dissertation Deposit
 

 

Option B

Year 1    

Semester 1
ACE 591ME [4 hours]
ACE 501 [4 hours]
STAT 400 [4 hours]

Semester 2
ACE 502 [4 hours]
ACE 503 [4 hours]
STAT 410 [4 hours]
Summer Session
Written Core Exam (July)
End of first year -- identify field courses
     
Year 2    
Identify research paper topic
Semester 3
STAT 425 [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
 
Semester 4
ECON 507 [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
Specialization Course*, 500 level [4 hours]
ACE 561 [4 hours]
Summer Session
Prepare Research Paper
     
Year 3     
Semester 5
ACE 599 [12 hours]
Present Research Paper (Oct.)
Oral Proposal Defense/Prelim Exam
Final Semester
ACE 599 [12 hours]
Final Exam
Dissertation Deposit
 

*If approved, one field course may also fulfill the quantitative methods requirement.