Real Estate Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to develop, buy, sell, appraise, and manage real estate. Includes instruction in land use development policy, real estate law, real estate marketing procedures, agency management, brokerage, property inspection and appraisal, real estate investing, leased and rental properties, commercial real estate, and property management. Is Real Estate the right major for you?
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Real Estate Major

What Kinds of Students Major in Real Estate?

Students majoring in Real Estate should have a strong desire to work in a business environment. They are generally outgoing people who like to meet and work with other people.

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What Courses Do Real Estate Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Real Estate majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Banking
  • General Business Courses
  • Housing and Community Development Policy
  • Non-Profit Housing Development
  • Public Regulation of Land Use
  • Real Estate Construction Planning and Execution
  • Real Estate Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Management
  • Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal
  • Urban Fiscal Policy
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