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Graduation Requirements for PhD Students

Each PhD student must complete 41 graduate credits of course work and complete their PhD thesis under the supervision of an assigned professor.

  • 27 credits in nine core courses
  • 2 credits for the preparatory course
  • 12 credits for four elective courses

Course Type

Course Name

Preparatory Course (2 credits)

Mathematics for Economics

Core Courses (27 credits)

Intermediate Microeconomics

Intermediate Microeconomics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Intermediate Econometrics

Advanced Microeconomics I

Advanced Macroeconomics I

Advanced Econometrics I

Advanced Microeconomics II

Advanced Macroeconomics II

Advanced Econometrics II

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Chinese Economy

Economic History

Development Economics

International Macroeconomics

Behavioral Finance

Economic History of the Western World

Economics of Institutions and Organizations

International Trade

Time Series Analysis

International Relationships

Total Required Credits

41 credits