You are required to stay on the declared track while working toward your doctorate and must meet the core requirements below.  If the research focus changes to a different track, students are required to speak with the Doctoral Programs Office regarding the procedures to apply to change tracks.

  • Two courses in microeconomics theory (Econ 2020a, Econ 2020b) 
  • One course in political theory 
  • One course in analytical methods, or completion of a qualifying exam 
  • Two courses in empirical methods 
  • Two doctoral research seminars (API-901 API-902