All major requirements must be completed for a letter grade.For information on enrollment precedence and procedures, see our EE Course Enrollment Policy and CS Course Enrollment policy. HKN also offers some helpful course guides. Degree Requirements and Suggested 2-Year Plan (.pdf) Business majors must: Take ALL core business courses at UC Berkeley Complete at least 24 of their final 30 units as seniors in residence at the University in two semesters (minimum) Graduate no more than two academic years, not including summers, after admission to the … All students in the doctoral program must take at least 12 units every semester (primarily in the form of appropriate graduate seminars) before taking the Qualifying Exam and advancing to candidacy. In addition, students must enroll in the Geography Colloquium (GEOG 295). Participants in a fall, spring or summer UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP), Berkeley Summer Abroad, or the UC Berkeley Washington Program may meet a modified Senior Residence Requirement by completing 24 of their final 60 semester units in residence (excluding UCEAP). At least 12 of these 24 units must be completed after senior status is reached. Question: Please describe your aptitude and motivation for graduate study in your area of specialization, including your preparation for this field of study, your academic plans or research interests in your chosen area of study, and your future career goals. Please be specific about why UC Berkeley would be a good intellectual fit for you. Transfer Requirements At UC Berkeley, the world’s premier public university, you can excel beyond, exchange ideas and, ultimately, change the world. You are a transfer student if you have completed coursework during a regular session at a college or university after high school. The Application for the 2020-21 Academic year is now open. Please select Graduate Application 2020-2021 to apply for the Summer 2020 & Fall 2020 terms.