Real Estate


The Real Estate minor introduces the business of commercial real estate, including the roles, activities, and players in the industry, common terminology, and the real estate transaction process, and prepares students to make sound decisions concerning real estate use and investment. The minor also exposes the numerous career paths available in the commercial real estate industry, including development, real estate appraisal and investment, leasing and asset management, mortgage lending, and commercial brokerage.  

About this Program

Department Information

The Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department offers degree programs at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate level. Besides standard finance offerings, specialized academic programs in entrepreneurship, real estate, and value investing are available. The department’s faculty boasts top experts on topic matter as diverse as banking, initial public offerings, investments, international finance, mergers, and acquisitions and real estate.


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All courses for the minor must be taken for letter grade. All attempts at courses for the minor will be averaged into the minor GPA. All 3000/4000-level courses required for the minor must be taken at UF or via a study abroad program preapproved by the Heavener School of Business. Flexible learning courses will not count toward the minor.

Students who completed BUL 4310 at another Florida public university can petition the school to take a higher-level course in that discipline to satisfy requirements for the minor.

Required Courses

BUL 4310The Legal Environment of Business4
ECO 2013Principles of Macroeconomics4
or ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
REE 3043Real Estate Analysis4
REE 4303Real Estate Investment Decision Making4
Approved electives6-7
Total Credits22-23

Approved Electives

BCN 1010History of Construction3
BCN 1210Construction Materials3
BCN 1251CConstruction Drawing3
BCN 1582International Sustainable Development3
DCP 3200Methods of Inquiry for Sustainability and the Built Environment3
DCP 3210Sustainable Solutions for the Built Environment3
GEO 3430Population Geography3
GEO 3602Urban and Business Geography3
GEO 3611Housing, People, and Places in a Spatially Diverse America3
REE course (3000/4000 level)2-4
URP 4000Preview of Urban and Regional Planning3
URP 4273Survey of Planning Information Systems3
URP 4740Housing and Urban Development3