Ethics and Legal Studies, PhD
The Ethics & Legal Studies Doctoral Program at Wharton focuses on the study of ethics and law in business. It is designed to prepare graduates for careers in university teaching and research at leading business schools, law schools, and other programs. Faculty and student interests range over topics including international business ethics and human rights, corporate governance, ethical conduct in business, social impact, environmental law and policy, securities, equality in law and ethics, normative political theory, negotiations, corporate constitutional rights, and corporate criminal law.
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The course of study for the Ph.D. requires the completion of sixteen graduate course units, including courses in statistics. Some graduate-level credit from courses at other universities may transfer to Wharton.
|LGST 9200||Ethics in Business and Economics||1|
|LGST 9210||Foundations of Business Law||1|
|Select two additional Legal Studies courses||2|
|STAT 5000||Applied Regression and Analysis of Variance||1|
|STAT 5010||Introduction to Nonparametric Methods and Log-linear Models||1|
|Major Disciplinary Cluster|
|Select five courses in one of the following disciplines:||5|
|Select two additional courses||2|
|Total Course Units||16|
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.