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:

  • BUSN 100: Business for the Common Good (2 credits)  
  • ENTR 100: Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Innovation (2 credits)  
  • ACCT 100: Principles of Accounting I (4 credits)  
  • BUSN 200: Business Learning Through Service (0 credit)  
  • ACCT 200: Principles of Accounting II (2 credits)  
  • OPMT 300: Operations & Supply Chain Management (2 credits)  
  • FINC 310: Core Financial Management (2 credits)  
  • MKTG 200: Introduction to Marketing (2 credits)  
  • MGMT 200: Working Skillfully in Organizations (2 credits)  
  • BLAW 304Real Estate Law (4 credits)  
  • BETH 300: Ethical Principles in Business (2 credits)  

Note: Except for BLAW 304, the required core business courses (BUSN 100, ENTR 100, ACCT 100, ACCT 200, BUSN 200, FINC 310, OPMT 300, MKTG 200, MGMT 200, BETH 300) must be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Transfer students who have not had an equivalent course must complete these courses by the end of their first semester, junior year. 

Elective Courses in Business Core:  

  • Ten credits from undergraduate courses with designations ACCT / BETH / BLAW / ENTR / FINC / MGMT /MKTG / OPMT / REAL. These credits may be taken in courses within the department of the student’s business concentration. Transfer credits with these designations must be at the 300 level or above. 

Concentration Courses:

  • FINC 311 Advanced Financial Management (2 credits) 
  • 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) 
  • REAL 470 Real Estate Development (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)

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 Globalization and World Regions (4 credits)
  • GEOG 330 Geography for Business and Planning (4 credits)
Course Number Title Credits
REAL  200 Real Estate Principles 4
REAL  295 Topics 2
REAL  296 Topics 2
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