|Research Methods/ Quantitative Methodologies: minimum five courses (15 hours) in Research Methods and Quantitative Methodologies.
- One course must be in research methods covering topics such as philosophy of science, research design, sample selection, etc.
- Three courses must focus on quantitative methodologies. These include statistics, operations research, econometrics, etc.
- One course may be in specialized research methods (e.g., survey research, lab experimentation) or other quantitative methodologies topics.