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Real Estate

 

The Real Estate curriculum meets the needs of the profession by producing highly qualified individuals who have an in-depth understanding of appraisal and real estate development. It also gives students integral skills in other finance disciplines.


Typical Program of Study

Students typically complete the following courses in their first two years of study:

 

Credit Hours

Freshman Year Courses

Fall

Spring

English 101, English 102 or Liberal Arts 102

3

3

Humanities: History, Philosophy, or Modern Foreign Language

3

3

Math 267, 268 (Calculus for Business, Economics,and Accountancy I and II) or Math 261, 262 (Calculus I and II) or Math 271, 272 (Calculus of Decision Making I and II)

3

3

Laboratory Science: Astronomy, Biology,
Chemistry, Geology, or Physics

3-4

3-4

Behavioral or Social Science: Psychology,
Sociology, Anthropology, or Political Science

3

Fine Arts: Art, Art History, Dance, Music or Theater

3

 

Sophomore Year Courses

 

Fall

 

Spring

Accounting 201, 202 (Introduction to Accounting Principles I and II)

3

3

Economics 202, 203 (Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics)

3

3

Literature

3

Non-Business Electives

3

3

BUS 250 (Legal Environment of Business)

3

BUS 271 (Business Communication)

3

BUS/ECON 230 (Economic Statistics I)

3

 

In addition to the courses listed above, all Business majors must successfully complete the following core business courses:

MKTG 351 - Marketing Principles
BUS/ECON 302 - Economic Statistics II
FIN 331 - Business Finance I
MIS 309 - Information Technology
MGMT 371 - Principles of Management
MGMT 372 - Production and Delivery
MGMT 493 - Management of Strategic Planning

Real Estate majors must also complete the following required major courses:

FIN 351 - Principles of Real Estate
FIN 353 - Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal

FIN 355 - Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Banking
FIN 453 - Advanced Income Appraisal
FIN 534 - Managing Financial Institutions

       OR

FIN 581 - Futures, Options, and Swaps

FIN 555 - Real Estate Investment Analysis

Plus an additional two courses from the following list:

FIN 303 - Money and Banking
FIN 338 - Intermediate Financial Management

FIN 341 - Risk and Insurance

FIN 451 - Real Estate Law

All students must complete a total of 7 elective courses. Four of these courses (12 credit hours) must be in non-business subjects, two (6 credit hours) must be in 300 level or above business, management, marketing, finance, MIS, or accountancy subjects that are not required for this major, and one course (3 credit hours) must be either a 300 level or above business, management, marketing, finance, MIS, or accountancy course or a 300 level or above non-business elective.

Note on Prerequisites

 

Many courses have prerequisites for other courses that must be successfully completed prior to enrolling in a particular course. Some of those prerequisites may require a "C" minimum grade in a course to satisfy the prerequisite.


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