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JD MBA Required Curriculum

For the JD MBA concurrent degree, students must earn at least 84 (86 for entrants prior to Fall '11) law units, including 45 units in required core courses and 56 business units, including 28 units in required core courses.

Up to 12 of the required 84 (86 for entrants prior to Fall '11) JD units are accepted as crossover courses from the MBA program and up to 12 of the required 56 MBA units are accepted as crossover courses from the JD program.

First-Year Courses Law Units Business Units
Civil Procedure 4 Units -
Contracts 4 Units -
Criminal Law 3 Units -
Criminal Procedure 3 Units  
Legal Research, Writing & Analysis 6 Units -
Property 4 Units -
Torts 4 Units -
Second-Year Courses Law Units Business Units
Constitutional Law 4 Units 2 Units
Corporations 4 Units 2 Units
Evidence 4 Units 2 Units
Electives (law program) 16 -20 Units 2 Units
Third-Year Courses Law Units Business Units
Leadership, Teams & Organizations - 4 Units
Financial & Managerial Accounting - 4 Units
Spreadsheets and Business Analytics - 4 Units
Ethics and Social Responsibility in Business - 4 Units
Marketing - 4 Units
Process & Technology Management - 4 Units
Macroeconomic Business Conditions - 2 Units
Managerial Finance - 4 Units
Business Presentation Foundations - 1 Units
Elective - 2 Units
Forth-Year Courses Law Units Business Units
Advanced Business Communications - 1 Unit
Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility* 3 Units -
Professional Skills Requirement* Variable -
Strategic Management in the Global Environment - 4 Units
Upper Level Research & Writing Requirement 0 Units -
Electives Variable Variable

† For students entering fall 2013 and thereafter.
*If not previously completed.