All Wharton single-degree undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 37 course units and meet the curricular requirements described below. Students enrolled in a 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 (see a sample course sequence).

The requirements of the Wharton single-degree curriculum are delineated on the academic planning worksheet. Details about these requirements are available via the links below.

Students are encouraged to see an academic advisor for any questions about the requirements of their academic program.

First-Year Foundations


1 required course: ECON 010


Select 1 of the following: MATH 104 or MATH 110


1 required course: Critical Writing Seminar


Leadership Journey

3 required courses: WH 101, WH 201, WH 301
1 senior capstone course or project

Business Fundamentals

11 required courses: ACCT 101, ACCT 102, BEPP 250, STAT 101, STAT 102, FNCE 100, FNCE 101, LGST 100 or LGST 101, MGMT 101, MKTG 101, OIDD 101

Global Economy, Business, and Society

1 required course unit

Technology, Innovation, and Analytics

1 required course unit

Business Breadth

3 required course units

Concentration (Business Depth)

4 required course units

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Cross-Cultural Perspectives

3 required course units

Foreign Language Requirement

General Education Distribution

6 required course units with at least 1 course unit in each of the following categories:

  • Humanities
  • Natural Science, Math, and Engineering
  • Social Science



5 required course units