Sample Plan of Study

FIRST YEAR

Summer
Basic Mathematics for Economists
FALL
ECON 681                             Microeconomic Theory
STAT 515                                Advanced Statistical Inference I
FNCE 911                               Financial Economics
Econometrics/Statisitics Elective
SPRING
ACCT 921                              Empirical Research in Accounting I
ECON 682                            Game Theory and Applications
STAT 516                               Advanced Statistical Inference II
ACCT 922                             Empirical Research in Accounting II (when offered)
Research Assistantship
First Year Summer paper:-
Proposal Due: June 15th
First Draft Due: September 15th

SECOND YEAR

FALL
Acct 910                                Accounting Theory Research
Finance Elective
Econometrics/Statistics Elective
Economics Elective
SPRING
Acct 922                               Empirical Research in Accounting II
Acct 930                               Empirical Design in Accounting Research
Two Electives
Field Exam                            May of Second Year
Theory and Empirical sections required for all students
Second Year Summer paper:-
Proposal Due: June 15th
First Draft Due: September 15th

THIRD YEAR

Acct 981                               Workshop Colloquium I
Acct 982                              and Workshop Colloquium II
Directed Reading & Research
Admission to Candidacy
Formulation of Research Topic

FOURTH YEAR AND BEYOND

Continued Research
Oral Exam
Dissertation