Zicklin Undergraduate Programs

Real Estate BBA

The BBA in Real Estate offers a strong entry point for undergraduate students who want careers in real estate. With access to skilled professors, networking events with fellow students and real estate professionals, ample work-study and internship opportunities, this program helps students succeed in the classroom as well as the boardroom.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the BBA in Real Estate can go on to gain successful careers in commercial or corporate real estate, property management, lending, government, entrepreneurship, and more. There are many opportunities for students with a real estate major or minor. Graduates are typically positioned for success in careers at real estate investment and development firms, appraisal analysis and market consulting firms, property accounting firms, banks and financial institutions, and regulatory agencies.

Degree Requirements

The BBA in Real Estate requires a minimum of 62 liberal arts credits, 54 credits in business area courses and 3-15 credits in free electives. Students should take FIN3000 and RES 3000 in the first semester of their Zicklin admittance.

PDF Version of Degree Requirements (entered Baruch prior to Fall 2021)
PDF Version of Degree Requirements (entered Baruch Fall 2021 or later)

Required Courses (15 Credits)



RES 3000 Real Estate Law 3
RES 3100 Real Estate Principles 3
RES 3200 Real Estate Finance and Investment 3
RES 3400 Real Estate Capital Markets 3
RES 3900* Real Estate Development 3
Elective Courses (9 Credits)
Choose three courses of 3 credits each from the following, at least two of which must be 4000 level courses
RES 3300 Real Estate Valuation and Feasibility Study 3
RES 3320 Urban Economics 3
RES 3700 Real Estate Management 3
RES 3800 Real Estate Construction Process: Building, Cost, and Management Issues 3
RES 4093 Special Topics in Real Estate 3
RES 4200 Investment Strategies in Property Markets 3
RES 4400 Advanced Real Estate Capital Markets 3
RES 4550 Analytical Skills in Real Estate 3
RES 4900 Real Estate Development: Case Development 3
RES 5000 Independent Research and Readings in Real Estate 3
FIN 3610 Corporate Finance 3
FIN 3710 Investment Analysis 3

*Designated Communication Intensive Course

BBA Minor

For additional information about the 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