Courses for a Degree in Real Estate

A college degree in real estate focuses on buying, selling, and building properties such as houses, apartment buildings, and even malls.

For this major you’ll take lots of real estate classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in real estate.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in real estate:

Real Estate Courses:

  • The Real Estate Process
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Valuation of Real Estate
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Investment Analysis and Presentation
  • Community Economic Analysis
  • Green/Sustainable Development
  • Investment Theory
  • Housing and Urban Design
  • Open Space Planning and Design
  • Survey of Landscape Architecture Design
  • Analysis of the Physical Environment
  • Assessment of Environmental Impact
  • Site Planning
  • General Soil Science
  • Structural Analysis
  • Architecture Styles

Core Business Courses:

  • Business Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science / Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology