III. ELECTIVE COURSES
Courses may include:
a. 9 hours of courses approved by graduate advisor and Chair OR
b. 3 hours of courses and 6 hours of thesis approved by the graduate advisor and Chair.
Students who choose to write a thesis must complete the following steps:
i. Complete 24 hours of required core courses,
ii. Secure approval of graduate advisor,
iii. Obtain a faculty supervisor in the discipline area of the thesis study,
iv. Form a thesis advisory committee in accordance with the Thesis Information Handbook,
v. Complete the Thesis Topic Form, obtaining approval of Dean, prior to data collection, and
vi. Enroll in BUS 5993-6 Thesis.
For further details regarding the thesis option, contact graduate advisor. Students who plan to work toward a doctorate are strongly encouraged to select the thesis option.