Bachelor of Science in Business - Real Estate Concentration
The concentration in Real Estate provides undergraduate students with the knowledge base in finance, real estate investment, development, valuation and strategic planning, which will prepare them for an entry-level position in the real estate industry.
Since most of the field courses in this concentration are at the graduate level, this concentration may put students who complete it at a competitive advantage vis-à-vis students from other universities’ programs.
After Completing this Concentration, Students Should:
- Have a strong understanding of finance in order to assess the risks and returns of investment decisions and financing.
- Understand the principles of real estate investment (including valuation, appraisal, financing and
- Be prepared to immediately contribute at firms that are on the cutting edge of real estate – those that are focused on mixed-use, walkable, and sustainable projects that are in most demand throughout the country.
Concentrations are only available to GWSB students. See Concentrations under GW School of Business Undergraduate Regulations in this Bulletin for additional information.
|FINA 4201||Real Estate Investment|
|FINA 4240||Real Estate Development|
|or FINA 6240||Real Estate Development|
|FINA 4242||Real Estate Valuation and Investment|
|or FINA 6242||Real Estate Valuation and Investment|
|Two courses selected from the following:|
|AH 2154||American Architecture I|
|or AMST 2520||American Architecture I|
|ECON 2157||Urban and Regional Economics|
|FINA 4102||Investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts|
|FINA 4243||Strategic Planning for Real Estate Companies|
|or FINA 6243||Strategic Planning for Walkable Urban Real Estate Companies|
|FINA 4248||Commercial Real Estate Development Cases|
|or FINA 6248||Real Estate Development Cases|
|GEOG 2140||Cities and Societies|
|SUST 2002||The Sustainable City|