Bachelor of Science with a Major in Business, Real Estate Concentration

The bachelor of science in business with a major in business, real estate concentration program provides students with the knowledge base in finance, real estate investment, development, valuation, and strategic planning to help prepare them for an entry-level position in the real estate industry. Most of the field courses in this concentration are at the graduate level, which may give students who complete the program a competitive advantage vis-a-vis students from other universities. For GW students interested in real estate who already are taking such courses, this concentration provides a vehicle to help quantify their commitment to real estate to potential employers.

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In addition to the requirements for the bachelor of science with a major in business, the concentration in real estate requires five field courses:

Required field courses
FINA 4201Real Estate Investment
FINA 6240Real Estate Development
FINA 6242Real Estate Valuation and Investment
Additional field courses
Two courses from the following:
AH 2154American Architecture I
or AMST 2520 American Architecture I
ECON 2157Urban and Regional Economics
FINA 4900Special Topics (Applied Financial Securities Analysis: Real Estate)
FINA 6243Strategic Planning for Walkable Urban Real Estate Companies
FINA 6290Special Topics (Walkable Urban Place Development and Management)
GEOG 2140Cities and Societies
SUST 2002The Sustainable City

Students should consult with an advisor for specific bachelor of science in business general education courses that apply to this concentration.