Real Estate Major
In cooperation with the Fordham Real Estate Institute, the bachelor's degree in real estate for adult students focuses on real-world, professional practices with a foundation in real estate law, economics, accounting, finance, investment, valuation, development, construction, and management. Through this comprehensive real estate curriculum, Fordham's adult students develop the knowledge base and professional skills required for career advancement and achievement in a global real estate environment.
Our small class sizes, engaged faculty, and career and learning resources at the Lincoln Center and Westchester campus locations provide each student with the academic tools and flexibility necessary for success in today's real estate industry.
The real estate major consists of three prerequisite courses, six core real estate courses, and elective courses, several of which also satisfy requirements of the Fordham University Core Curriculum. Students complete their major with elective courses in real estate.
The Bachelor of Science in Real Estate in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies has the following learning objectives:
- Demonstrate competency in critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrate a capacity for ethical decision-making.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the local, national, and global perspectives of Real Estate.
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of professional practices and effective methodology.
Students majoring in Real Estate must complete the following courses prior to beginning the Real Estate major:
|ECON 1100||Basic Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 1200||Basic Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 2140||Statistics I||4|
|Real Estate Core Courses|
|REAL 1002||Fundamentals of Real Estate Law||3|
|REAL 1004||Principles of Real Estate Economics||3|
|REAL 1006||Real Estate Accounting Essentials||3|
|REAL 1008||Principles of Real Estate Finance||3|
|REAL 1010||Principles of Real Estate Valuation and Feasibility||4|
|REAL 1020||Real Estate Development Principles and Practices||4|
|Real Estate Electives||15 to 16|
Real Estate Electives
Courses in this group have the REE attribute.
|REAL 2002||Real Estate Financial Modeling||4|
|REAL 2004||Real Estate Management||3|
|REAL 2006||Global Real Estate Markets||3|
|REAL 2008||Building Design and Construction||4|
|REAL 2010||Special Topics in Real Estate||4|
The major in real estate is available to students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Lincoln Center, Rose Hill, and Westchester, as well as online.