Real Estate Finance

Real Estate 

The Real Estate major combines the study of finance and real estate to develop special competency in structuring real estate transactions, real estate valuation techniques and an in-depth understanding of the capital markets. Recent graduates have chosen careers in brokerage, capital markets, development, investment management, commercial lending and real estate valuation.
  • Required Courses

    Four (4) required courses:

    • Real Estate Fundamentals *
    • Real Estate Law *
    • Real Estate Markets and Valuation *
    • Real Estate Finance *

    *These core courses make up the specialization in Real Estate

  • Electives

    Plus Two (2) of the following elective courses:

    • Business Modeling Spreadsheets
    • Evolution of American Capitalism
    • Energy and Environmental Law
    • Entrepreneurship: Starting a Business (if senior core is
      completed with STRA 5370)
    • Advanced Financial Management + Lab
    • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management + Lab
    • Derivatives
    • Management of Financial Institutions
    • International Finance
    • Advanced Concepts in Financial Management
    • Negotiations
    • Project Management
    • Principles of Risk Management
    • Real Estate Capital Markets
    • Real Estate Practicum (by application only)
  • BBA Specialization

    SMU Cox students who are declared business majors in
    subject areas beyond real estate may choose to add
    a specialization in real estate by completing the
    four (4) core real estate courses.