Real Estate

Real Estate: R E

Lower-Division Courses

Upper-Division Courses

R E 140S, 240S, 340S, 440S, 540S, 640S, 740S, 840S, 940S. Topics in Real Estate.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office or the school's BBA Exchange Programs. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Finance. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

R E 358. Introduction to Real Estate and Urban Land Development.

Same as Urban Studies 351 (Topic 5). An examination of the principles of real estate and urban land economics. Subjects include investment, valuation, financing, and public policy in real estate and mortgage markets. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Real Estate 358, Urban Studies 351 (Topic: Introduction to Real Estate and Urban Land Development), 351 (Topic 5). Prerequisite: Accounting 310F or 311 or 311H; and Finance 357 or 357H.

R E 160, 260, 360. Special Topics in Real Estate.

Restricted to students in a business major. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Real Estate 358.

Topic 1: Taxation of Real Estate Investments. Exposure to accounting practices in the real estate industry. Only one of the following may be counted: Accounting 378 (Topic: Taxation of Real Estate Invest), 178 (Topic 5), 278 (Topic 5), 378 (Topic 5), Real Estate 360 (Topic: Taxation of Real Estate Invest), 360 (Topic 1). Offered on the letter-grade basis only.

R E 364. Real Estate Development.

Provides an interdisciplinary experience with the entire development process including finance, branding, architecture, planning, entitlements, engineering, among others; and an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team on real-world commercial real estate projects. Includes various guest speakers from the development industry that represent different aspects and phases of the development process. Additionally, time is provided for project work sessions with teammates, faculty and professional mentors which will include progress reports, workshops and group presentations. Culminates in a presentation of each group's work, including branding, business plan and pro-forma along with site diagrams. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester Real Estate 360 (Topic: Real Estate Development) and 364 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Real Estate 358.

R E 376G. Real Estate Investment.

Study of the setting and measurement of property values in real estate markets and an analysis of real estate assets as investments. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Real Estate 358.

R E 378K. Real Estate Finance and Syndication.

An examination of debt and equity financing of residential and commercial properties; mortgage markets and instruments; lender and investor decisions in real estate financing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Finance 367 or Real Estate 358.

Graduate Courses

R E 386. Seminar in Real Estate Analysis.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Business Administration 285T or 385T, and credit or registration for Finance 286.

Topic 1: Real Estate Markets. Overview of real estate principles, markets, and valuation. Introduction to the major types of commercial property, methods of analyzing real estate markets and investments, urban economics, and real estate institutions.
Topic 2: Real Estate Investment Decisions. In-depth coverage of approaches used to analyze real estate investments, including debt and equity. Additional prerequisite: Real Estate 386 (Topic 1).
Topic 3: Real Estate Analysis. Prerequisite: Finance 394 (Topic 1), 397 (Topic 1), and Real Estate 386 (Topic 1); or consent of instructor.
Topic 7: Real Estate Decision Making. Additional prerequisite: Real Estate 386 (Topic 1).

R E 288, 388. Seminar in Real Estate Finance.

Current aspects of real estate finance as they affect lenders, borrowers, and investors. Institutional changes affecting trends in real estate finance are presented within a decision-making framework. Special emphasis on real estate capital markets, public and private debt, and equity. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

R E 289, 389. Real Estate Practicum.

Project-based study with a focus on the application of real estate and finance principles to practical problems. For 289, at least ten lecture hours and forty hours of project work scheduled throughout the semester. For 389, at least fifteen lecture hours and sixty hours of project work scheduled throughout the semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Business Administration 285T or 385T, Real Estate 386 (Topic 1: Real Estate Markets), and credit or registration for Finance 286.

Professional Courses