Advanced Placement Waivers

Advanced placement waivers

If you have taken advanced placement exams in economics before matriculating to Penn, you may qualify for a waiver for one of the introductory economics courses (ECON 1: Microeconomics, ECON 2: Macroeconomics, ECON 10: Micro- and Macroeconomics for Wharton students). Here are our rules:

The minimum scores required in the Advanced Placement, A-Levels, or the International Baccalaureate exams for waivers from Economics courses are as follows:

Advanced Placement Exams Grades Courses waived
Microeconomics 5 ECON 1
Macroeconomics 5 ECON 2
A-Levels    
Economics A ECON 1, 2, 10
International Baccalaureate    
Higher Level Examination    
Economics 6,7 ECON 1, 2, 10