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Real Estate

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

The Real Estate curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in real estate as well as provide them the foundation necessary for graduate study in this field. As part of the coursework for the Real Estate major, students will be introduced to ARGUS Financial Analysis, the real estate industry’s leading property analysis software. Satisfactory completion of FIN 3405 (Principles of Real Estate), and FIN 4340 (Real Estate Finance) will qualify as partial fulfillment of the requirements necessary for a student take the Texas real estate sales license examination administered by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).

Students with a major in Real Estate may find employment opportunities in mortgage banking and brokerage, real estate appraisal, real estate development, real estate management/leasing and tenant representation, and commercial/residential/ industrial brokerage.

For more information about a Real Estate major and a suggested semester schedule, click here.

I. University/BBA Core --
II. Real Estate Major Required Courses 10 hours
FIN 3405 - Principles of Real Estate (4 hour course)
FIN 4329 - Real Estate Appraisal
FIN 4339 - Real Estate Investments
III. Two electives from: 6-8 hours
FIN 4310 - Entrepreneurial Finance*
FIN 4340 - Real Estate Finance
FIN 4350 - Financial Modeling*
FIN 4365 - Investments*
ACC 3305 - Intermediate 1
ACC 4377 - Personal and Business Tax Planning
ECO 4325 - Urban and Regional Analysis
MGT 4320 - Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
MIS 4355 - Advanced Excel
* - Requires B- in FIN 3310
Core + 17-18 hours
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