All Wharton single degree undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 37 course units (CUs)1 and meet the curricular requirements described on this site and in the handbook. Students enrolled in a dual-degree or coordinated dual-degree program should check with their program advisor to learn about their unique requirements. For a Wharton single-degree undergraduate student, the standard course load is 4 to 5 CUs per semester.
The requirements of the Wharton single-degree curriculum are clearly delineated on the academic planning worksheet. Details about these requirements are available via the links below and in the handbook. Students are encouraged to see an academic advisor for any questions about the requirements of their academic program.
3 required CUs
9 required courses: ACCT 101 & 102, STAT 101 & 102, FNCE 100 & 101, MGMT 101, MKTG 101, OPIM 101
Concentration (Business Depth)
4 required CUs
2 required courses: ECON 010 and BEPP 250
General Education Distribution
7 required CUs total with at least 2 CUs in each of the following categories: Social Structures; Language, Arts & Culture; Science & Technology
3 required CUs
Leadership, Teamwork, & Communication
1 required course: MGMT 100
Any 1 of these 2 courses: MATH 104 or MATH 110
Any 1 of these 2 courses: MGMT 104 or BEPP 305
Any 2 of these 3 courses: BEPP 203, LGST 101, LGST 210
1 required course: Critical Writing Seminar
1 While many colleges and universities list the weight of their courses in credits, Penn uses a course unit (CU) system. Most courses at Penn are worth 1 CU (with the exception of lab courses, which are typically worth 1.5 CUs, and mini-courses, which are worth 0.5 CU).