Major in Real Estate Studies (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in the multidisciplinary field called real estate finds an ideal foundation in a liberal arts education. It provides a quality real estate program with a core in the general functional and operational areas of business. The program is designed to develop students as better citizens able to make responsible decisions benefiting society. Employers prefer to hire students who are knowledgeable of their discipline and operate within a moral and ethical framework of values. Graduates of the program can find employment as mortgage loan officers, appraisers, commercial/investment brokers and property managers.

Business Core Courses

  • ACCT 210 Introduction to Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCT 215 Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • BETH 301 Business Ethics (4 credits)
  • BLAW 304 Real Estate Law (4 credits)
  • BUSN 200 Business Learning Through Service (0 credit)
  • OPMT 310 Operations Management (4 credits)
  • FINC 321 Financial Management (4 credits)
  • MGMT 305 Management & Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • MKTG 300 Principles of Marketing (4 credits)

Concentration Courses

  • REAL 200 Real Estate Principles (4 credits)
  • REAL 370 Real Estate Market Analysis (4 credits)
  • REAL 380 Real Estate Finance and Investments (formerly REAL 460) (4 credits)

Plus four (4) credits from the following REAL electives:

  • REAL 360 Real Estate Property Management (4 credits)
  • REAL 461 Real Estate Appraisal (4 credits)
  • REAL 470 Real Estate Development (4 credits)

Plus eight (8) additional business credits, 300 level or above (can be REAL credits) 

Allied requirements

  • CISC 200 Introduction to Computer Technology and Business Applications (4 credits)
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macro-Economics (4 credits)
  • ECON 252 Principles of Micro-Economics (4 credits)
  • STAT 220 Statistics I (4 credits)

Note: STAT 220 should be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Transfer students who have not had an equivalent course must complete this course by the end of their first semester, junior year.

Plus four credits from the following:

  • MATH 101 Finite Mathematics (4 credits)
  • MATH 109 Calculus with Review II (4 credits)
  • MATH 111 Calculus for Business and Social Science (4 credits)
  • MATH 113 Calculus I (4 credits)

Note: The math requirement must be completed by the end of the sophomore year.

Plus four credits from the following:

  • COJO 370 Intercultural Communications (4 credits)
  • ECON 311 Forecasting (4 credits)
  • ECON 315 Introduction to Econometrics (4 credits)
  • ECON 333 Regional and Urban Economics (4 credits)
  • GEOG 113 World Geography (4 credits)
  • GEOG 330 Geography for Business and Planning (4 credits)
Course Number Title Credits
REAL  200 Real Estate Principles 4
REAL  360 Real Estate Property Mgmt 4
REAL  370 Real Estate Market Analysis 4
REAL  380 Real Estate Finc/Investment 4
REAL  461 Real Estate Appraisal 4
REAL  470 Real Estate Development 4