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Academic Programs / Business & Management

Real Estate

Kenneth Kopecky, Department Chair
Office: Alter Hall 420
215-204-8279

kkopecky@temple.edu
http://sbm.temple.edu/faculty/kkopecky/

Forrest Huffman, Ph.D.

Professor of Real Estate and Finance
Office: Alter Hall 432
215-204-6675
fhuffman@temple.edu

 

The real estate major is designed to provide an educational foundation for students interested in learning about real estate and real estate markets and/or pursuing careers in real estate.  Traditional career paths include real estate investment and financial analysis, real estate financing and mortgage lending, real estate appraisal and valuation, property management, residential and commercial brokerage and marketing, and corporate real estate analysis.

Core competencies to be developed include the ability to analyze real estate investment opportunities from investor and lender perspectives, conduct asset and risk assessments and implement risk management strategies, understand the dynamics of real estate markets, and develop an understanding of the legal framework surrounding real estate ownership, title transfer, and the regulatory and legal requirements, including agency obligations, common in real estate transactions.

All real estate-interested students are encouraged to participate in the Temple University chapter of Rho Epsilon, the real estate student professional organization.  Real Estate majors are also eligible for various professional and university scholarships, including the program's E. Fred Kemner Award.

Summary of Requirements 

University Requirements  

All students starting in the 2010-2011 academic year and beyond are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

College Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements, including the requirements of the major listed below. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA overall and a 2.0 GPA in the major to graduate. Use the major GPA calculator at www.fox.temple.edu/advising to calculate the GPA in the major.

Major Requirements for new students

Suggested Sequence for new students

Requirements of Real Estate Major

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Real Estate 3501 Real Estate Fundamentals 3  
Real Estate 3502 Real Estate Practice 3  
Finance 3502^ Financial Markets 3  
Finance 3503 Corporate Finance 3  
Finance 3509 Real Estate Investment & Finance 3  
Finance 4597^^ Seminar in Real Estate Asset Analysis 3 WI
         
Select one of the following:   3  
Finance 3551 ^^^ International Financial Markets    
Finance 3552 ^^^ International Financial Management    
Subtotal     21  
^ Finance 3502, Financial Markets, replaces Finance 3101 in the Fox upper-division foundation requirements.
This course is not calculated in the major GPA.
^^ This major capstone is taken in the final semester and all prerequisites must be met.
^^^Finance 3551 or 3552 replaces International Business 3101 (Fundamentals of International Business)
in the upper division foundation. This course is not calculated in the major GPA.

Suggested Sequence of Real Estate Major

Please note that this sequence is suggested only, ensuring prerequisites are met. Students' academic sequences may differ based on individual academic plans.

Semester I - Fall
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Statistics 1001 Pre-calculus for Business 3  
Economics 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3  
HR MGMT 1101 Organization & Management 3  
English 0802, 0812 or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester II - Spring
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Statistics 1102 Calculus for Business 3  
Economics 1102 Microeconomic Principles 3  
LAW S.B.M. 1101 Legal Environment of Business 3  
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3-4  
Subtotal     15-16  
 
Semester III - Fall
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Statistics 2103 Business Statistics {waives GenEd GQ requirement} 4  
Accounting 2101 Financial Accounting 3  
MIS 2101 Information Systems in Organizations 3  
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester IV - Spring
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Accounting 2102 Managerial Accounting 3  
Marketing 2101 Marketing Management 3  
BUS ADM 2101 Professional Development Strategies 1  
BUS ADM 2196 Business Communications 3 WI
RSK MGT 2101 Introduction to Risk Management 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Semester V - Fall
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Finance 3502 Financial Markets 3  
MSOM 3101 Operations Management 3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Real Estate 3501
  or
3502
Real Estate Fundamentals
     or
Real Estate Practice
3  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester VI - Spring
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
BUS ADM 3102 Business Society & Ethics 3  
BUS ADM 3103 Integrative Business Applications 3  
Free Elective     3  
Real Estate 3501
  or
3502
Real Estate Fundamentals
     or
Real Estate Practice
3  
Finance 3503 Corporate Finance 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester VII - Fall
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
BUS ADM 4196 Global Business Policies 3 WI
GenEd 08xx or 09xx GenEd Breadth Course 3  
Finance 3509 Real Estate Investment and Finance 3  
Finance 3551 or 3552 International Financial Markets
     or
International Financial Management
3  
Free Elective     3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Semester VIII - Spring
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Finance 4597 Seminar in Real Estate Asset Analysis 3 WI
Free Elective     3  
Free Elective     3-4  
Free Elective     3  
Free Elective     3  
Subtotal     15-16  
 
Total credits for the B.B.A. in Real Estate: 124  

 

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