In the first half of your program, the Haas core curriculum gives you a foundation in business basics. An array of electives throughout the second half of your program offers the flexibility to tailor your studies to meet your goals.

Academic and Career Advising Road Map

Core Courses

The 13 core courses (22 units) that all Evening & Weekend MBA students take in the first half of the program ground you in the fundamentals of business and provide essential knowledge and analytical tools. Some core classes are eligble to be waived.

First Year: Core Classes in Fall and Spring

Each semester consists of two 10-week terms (for evening classes) or two 8-week terms (for weekend classes).

Second Year: Core Classes in Fall + WE Innovate in Spring

Electives: Second Year Fall (optional), Second Year Spring, Third Year Fall & Third Year Spring

Starting in the Fall semester of your second year, you can begin to tailor your program with a wide selection of elective courses (20 units) of your choice. Electives give you an opportunity to focus on an area of emphasis, sharpen specific skills, and gain specialized knowledge.

*Please note, students are unable to take electives during their first two semesters of core. The only exceptions are certain summer electives and if you successfully waive a core course.

Electives include Other Academic Opportunities as well.