Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, BS

4.0 credit units are required beyond the Wharton core for the DEI concentration.

Students must take at least 1.5 credit units from the following foundational courses. The semester or quarter in which each class will tentatively be offered during the 2022-2023 academic year is shown in parentheses for planning purposes. Please consult the undergraduate course schedule to confirm:   

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Concentration 

BEPP 2650Economics of Diversity and Discrimination1
LGST 2420Big Data, Big Responsibilities: The Law and Ethics of Business Analytics0.5
MGMT 2240Leading Diversity in Organizations0.5
MGMT 2380Organizational Behavior1
The remaining credits may also be taken from the following courses that will address complementary skills and techniques that build a manager’s DEI toolkit:1
The Law at Work: Employment Law for Managers
Diversity and the Law
Knowledge for Social Impact: Analyzing Current Issues & Approaches
Power and Politics in Organizations
People Analytics
Decision Processes
With permission from the Management Department Faculty Advisor, up to 1 cu may be composed of relevant Global Modular Courses, Global Virtual Courses, Research Theses, Independent Studies with significantly related content, or disciplinary coursework from the College of Arts & Sciences focused broadly on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (e.g., anthropology, cultural/diaspora-related studies, gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, history, international relations, psychology, religious studies, sociology)
Other Wharton Requirements33
Total Course Units37

For inquiries, contact Professor Sara Jane McCaffrey, Management Department Advisor. 

Other Wharton Requirements

First-Year Foundations
BEPP 1000Introductory Economics for Business Students 11
MATH 1400Calculus, Part I1
or MATH 1100 Calculus for Wharton Students
Critical Writing Seminar1
Business Breadth (non-concentration courses)3
Leadership Journey
WH 1010Business and You0.5
WH 2010Business Communication for Impact0.5
MGMT 3010Teamwork and Interpersonal Influence0.5
Capstone Course/Project0.5
ACCT 1010Accounting and Financial Reporting1
ACCT 1020Strategic Cost Analysis1
BEPP 2500Managerial Economics1
FNCE 1000Corporate Finance1
FNCE 1010Monetary Economics and the Global Economy1
LGST 1000Ethics and Social Responsibility1
or LGST 1010 Law and Social Values
MKTG 1010Introduction to Marketing1
OIDD 1010An Introduction to Operations, Information and Decisions1
STAT 1010Introductory Business Statistics1
STAT 1020Introductory Business Statistics1
Global Economy, Business & Society
One course unit required1
Technology, Innovation & Analytics
One course unit required1
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Foreign Language1
Second semester-level course or equivalent required1
At least one course unit required1
Natural Science, Math & Engineering
At least one course unit required1
Social Science
At least one course unit required1
Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Three course units required 23
Unrestricted Electives
Five course units required5
Total Course Units33

For students who take ECON 0100 Introduction to Micro Economics and ECON 0200 Introductory Economics: Macro in place of BEPP 1000 Introductory Economics for Business Students of these courses can be slotted for BEPP 1000 on the worksheet. The second course may be used to fulfill a General Education Distribution or Unrestricted Elective requirement.


Two can double-count as Humanities; Natural Science, Math & Engineering; Social Science; or Flex Gen Ed.

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.