PhD Finance Curriculum | LSU Department of Finance

PhD - Finance

Curriculum

The PhD Finance program is a total of 54 credit hours.

First Year

Courses Hours
Fall Semester
ECON 7610: Math for Economics 3
ECON 7700: Price Theory I - Minor 3
FIN 7520: Seminar in Finance Research Methods - Research  
Spring Semester
FIN 7550: Theory of Finance 3
ECON 7630: Econometric Methods I - Minors

3

 

Second Year

Courses Hours
Fall Semester
FIN 7750: Seminar in Corporate Finance 3
FIN 7855: Seminar in Options and Futures 3
ECON 7631: Econometric Methods II - Research 3
Spring Semester
FIN 7850: Seminar in Investments 3
ECON 7720: Price Theory II - Minor 3
ECON 7632: Econometric Theory III - Research 3

 

Third Year

Course Hours
Fall Semester
FIN 7650: Seminar in Financial Markets and Institutions 3
ECON 7633: Econometric Theory IV - Research 3

 

Anytime

Course Hours
MGT 7xxx: Breadth of Study 3
MKT 7xxx: Breadth of Study 3
ACCT 7xxx: Breadth of Study 3
Electives: 7000 level courses in math or experimental statistics 6

 

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