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BBA Major in Real Estate

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Real Estate

Please use the following link to check your eligibility to become a BBA Real Estate Major. Click the following link to fill in the online application for BBA Real Estate major.

The BBA-Real Estate program has two distinct tracks - Investment and Development. BBA real estate majors who choose the real estate investment track will take four required real estate courses and additional four elective courses (from a total of 11 elective courses, one of them must be either RES4200 or RES4400). Students who choose the real estate development track will take six core required courses and two elective courses (from a list of 7 courses).

To see a sample course syllabus (For informational purposes only - Actual syllabi may vary by professor), click on the title of the course.

The requirements for the BBA Major in Real Estate are listed below:

Required Business Courses (for all BBA Majors)

(30 Credits)
ACC 2101* Principles of Accounting
ACC 2203
Principles of Managerial Accounting For Non-accounting Majors
BPL 5100 Business Policy
BUS 1000 Introduction to Business
CIS 2200* Introduction to Information Systems and Technologies
LAW 1101* Fundamentals of Business Law
FIN 3000** Principles of Finance
MGT 3120 Fundamentals of Management
MGT 3121 Service Operations Management
MKT 3000 Marketing Foundations

* Students who wish to major in a program in the Zicklin School of Business must complete the following courses with an overall GPA of at least 2.25 in these courses: ACC 2101, CIS 2200, ECO 1001, ECO 1002, ENG 2100, LAW 1101, MTH2205 (or equivalent), and STA 2000 (or equivalent). In addition, they must have completed a minimum of 45 credits overall (including the above eight courses) with an overall GPA of at least 2.25. Included in the 45 credits must be either ENG 2150 or COM 1010.

** FIN 3000 should be taken as soon as possible because it is a prerequisite to most of the real estate courses.

The Investment Track

(24 Credits - Effective Fall 2006)

Required Courses (12 Credits)

Crs
RES 3000 Real Estate Law, Markets and Institutional Settings 3
RES 3200 Property Investment and Financing 3
RES 3300 Real Estate Valuation and Feasibility Study 3
RES 3400 Real Estate Capital Markets 3

Elective Courses (12 Credits)

One of the four courses must be either RES 4200 or RES 4400
RES 3550 Analytical Skills in Real Estate 3
RES 3700 Real Estate Management 3
RES 3800 Real Estate Construction Process: Building, Cost, and Management Issues 3
RES 3900 Real Estate Development: Principles and Guidelines 3
RES 4000 The Law of Real Estate Transactions 3
RES 4200 Investment Strategies in Property Markets 3
RES 4400 Valuations and Underwriting of Securitized Real Estate 3
RES 3320 Urban Economics 3
ECO 4000 Statistical Analysis for Economics and Finance 3
FIN 3610 Corporate Finance 3
FIN 3710 Investment Analysis 3

The Development Track

(24 Credits - Effective Fall 2006)

Required Courses (18 Credits)

RES 3000
Real Estate Law, Markets and Institutional Settings 3
RES 3200 Property Investment and Financing 3
RES 3300 Real Estate Valuation and Feasibility Study 3
RES 3700 Real Estate Management 3
RES 3800 Real Estate Construction Process: Building, Cost, and Management Issues 3
RES 3900 Real Estate Development: Principles and Guidelines 3

Elective Courses (6 Credits)

One of the two courses must be at 4000 level

RES 3400 Real Estate Capital Markets 3
RES 3550 Analytical Skills in Real Estate 3
RES 3650 Building Cities: Markets and Government 3
RES 4000 The Law of Real Estate Transactions 3
RES 4650 Non-Profit Housing Development: National and Local
3
RES 4900 Real Estate Development: Case Development 3
RES 3320 Urban Economics 3

Free Electives (3-15 Credits)

Students can take any Business or Liberal Arts courses to satisfy the 3-15 credits free elective requirements.

For additional information about BBA Major program in Real Estate, please contact Ms. Margo Weaker:

Margo Weaker
Director, External Relations and Student Services
Phone: (646) 660-6937
Email: margo.weaker@baruch.cuny.edu

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