OR Curriculum

Students in the Ph.D. in Operations Research program choose a single track from Optimization, Stochastics, or Applications that guides the program of study below

Domain Core

Select 6 courses

  • ISyE 6661
  • ISyE 6662
  • ISyE 6663
  • ISyE 6761
  • ISyE 6762
  • ISyE 6832
Depth Electives

Select 3 or more courses in your chosen track

Optimization
  • ISyE 6664
  • ISyE 6679
  • ISyE 7510
  • ISyE 7661
  • ISyE 7682
  • ISyE 7683
  • ISyE 7686
  • ISyE 7687
  • ISyE 7688
Stochastics
  • ISyE 6664
  • ISyE 7xxx Stochastic Process Limits
  • ISyE 7xxx Stochastic Networks
  • ISyE 7xxx Rare Event Systems
  • Math 6241
  • Math 6242
  • Math 7244
Applications
  • ISyE 6229
  • ISyE 6230
  • ISyE 6664
  • ISyE 6759
  • ISyE 7201
  • ISyE 7203
  • Math 7244
Breadth Electives

Select 2 or more courses in your chosen track (same as above)

Optimization
  • ISyE 6230
  • ISyE 6412
  • ISyE 6656
  • ISyE 7201
  • ISyE 7203
  • ISyE 7400
  • ISyE 7401
  • ISyE 7405
  • Math 6014
  • Math 6241
  • Math 6242
  • Math 6643
  • Math 6644
  • CS 6550
  • CS 7520
  • CS 7530
Stochastics
  • BIOL 7023
  • ISyE 6412
  • ISyE 6645
  • ISyE 6679
  • ISyE 6759
  • ISyE 7201
  • ISyE 7203
  • ISyE 7400
  • ISyE 7401
  • ISyE 7405
Applications
  • ISyE 6402
  • ISyE 6412
  • ISyE 6673
  • ISyE 6679
  • Math 6014
  • Math 6241
  • Math 6242
  • ISyE 6656
  • ISyE 7xxx Stochastic Process Limits
  • ISyE 7xxx Stochastic Networks
  • ISyE 7xxx Rare Event Systems
  • ISyE 7400
  • ISyE 7401
  • ISyE 7405
  • ISyE 7682
  • ISyE 7683
  • ISyE 7686
  • ISyE 7687
  • CS 6550
  • CS 7520
  • CS 7530
Comprehensive Examination

The following courses compose the comprehensive examination:

 

  • ISyE 6661         
  • ISyE 6662                   
  • ISyE 6663                   
  • ISyE 6761                 
  • ISyE 6762                 

Students may use courses selected from their breadth requirements to form the basis of a Minor.