For students entering Wharton prior to fall 2017

2 Required Courses*

Economics (ECON) 010: Intro to Economics for Business
ECON 010 covers introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics for business. The course should be taken in the fall of the freshman year.

Please note the following:

  • All students are required to complete Economics 010 in the fall semester of the freshman year.
  • ECON 010 may be waived only if a student receives AP waivers for both microeconomics (ECON 001) and macroeconomics (ECON 002).
  • Students who are waived from only ECON 001 may take either ECON 002 or ECON 010.
  • Students who are waived from only ECON 002 may take either ECON 001 or ECON 010.
  • Students who are interested in eventually pursuing upper-level coursework in economics (e.g., as part of a dual-degree program or an economics minor) should consult with their advisor about the appropriate economics courses in which to begin.

Business Economics and Public Policy (BEPP) 250: Managerial Economics**
BEPP 250 introduces students to “managerial economics,” the application of microeconomic theory to management problems.

Please note the following:

  • Students cannot obtain credit for both BEPP 250 and ECON 101.
  • Freshmen cannot take BEPP 250 or ECON 101 in their first semester.

* The required courses listed above must be taken for a grade, not pass/fail.
** Formerly Business and Public Policy (BPUB) 250: Managerial Economics