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Course ID:REAL 4000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate (Honors)
Course
Description:
The fundamentals of real estate, including asset management, development, finance, law, and valuation. Special consideration is given to understanding the role of real estate within the economy and its importance to non-real estate firms. An interdisciplinary course designed for Honors students, as well as to provide a basis for more advanced courses.
Athena Title:Real Estate (Honors)
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 4000, REAL 4000E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate
Course
Description:
Real estate law, markets, valuation, and finance. Designed for non-real estate majors as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Athena Title:Real Estate
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 4000E, REAL 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate
Course
Description:
Principles of real estate law, markets, valuation, and finance. Designed for real estate majors and non-majors.
Athena Title:REAL ESTATE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 4000, REAL 4000H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4800. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Real Estate
Course
Description:
Practical and applied experience in real estate. Student must be sponsored by a business or government agency.
Athena Title:Internship in Real Estate
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Prerequisite:(REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5000. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Real Estate
Course
Description:
Group study of selected topics from the field of real estate such as real estate market analysis, technology in real estate, and real estate economics.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Real Estate
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5070/7070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Development
Course
Description:
Development process with particular emphasis on analyzing the feasibility of design, location, and construction.
Athena Title:Real Estate Development
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 5070S
Undergraduate Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Graduate Prerequisite:REAL 7800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5070S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Development
Course
Description:
The real estate development process, with particular emphasis on analyzing the feasibility of design, location, and construction.
Athena Title:Real Estate Development
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 5070, REAL 7070
Nontraditional Format:This course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000E or REAL 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Valuation
Course
Description:
Valuation of real property rights. Provides an in-depth look at conventional valuation techniques in addition to modern valuation methods based on statistical inference and industry-based computer software. A broad understanding of the role of real estate valuation within the real estate field.
Athena Title:Principles of Valuation
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Investment
Course
Description:
Quantitative techniques for analyzing equity investments in real estate. Emphasis is placed on the effects of financial leverage and taxation on investment performance. These are addressed at the single property and portfolio levels. Students must analyze the investment performance of a REIT and its sector.
Athena Title:Real Estate Investment
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL(FINA) 5100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Finance
Course
Description:
The instruments, techniques, and institutions of real estate finance; sources of funds; mortgage risk analysis: emphasis on typical policies and procedures used in financing of residential, industrial, and commercial properties.
Athena Title:Real Estate Finance
Prerequisite:Any 4000-level FINA course or REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LEGL(REAL) 5200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Law
Course
Description:
How law impacts real estate, its ownership, conveyance, and development. Real property ownership interests, restrictions on such interest, methods of transferring such interest, private and public land-use controls, and legal transactions involving real estate, such as gifts, sales, and leases.
Athena Title:Real Estate Law
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Research in Real Estate
Course
Description:
A research-intensive course requiring an original and independent research paper/project on a real estate related topic under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Research in Real Estate
Nontraditional Format:Directed research and study done independently of a regularly scheduled class.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E or BUSN 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 5990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study
Course
Description:
Individual, advanced study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Athena Title:Directed Study
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H or REAL 4000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:REAL 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate
Course
Description:
The basic principles and analytical techniques related to the study of real estate - its practices, institutions, and participants. Topics focus on issues related to property rights, urban economics, market analysis, and brokerage, with an emphasis on decisions related to investment, asset management, and debt financing.
Athena Title:REAL ESTATE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 4000 or REAL 4000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Law
Course
Description:
How law impacts real estate, its ownership, conveyance, and development. Real property ownership interests, restrictions on such interests, methods of transferring such interests, private and public land-use controls, and legal transactions involving real estate, such as gifts, sales and leases.
Athena Title:REAL ESTATE LAW
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in LEGL(REAL) 5200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:REAL 7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Investment Analysis
Course
Description:
Designed for graduate students with an interest in real estate decision making, and more specifically in analyzing an equity investment in commercial real estate. Students will learn about space and asset markets, investment returns, discount and cap rates, cash flows, debt leverage and income taxes. These core competencies will be used to develop models of actual investment properties.
Athena Title:Real Estate Invest Analysis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in REAL 7800, REAL 7810
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7800. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Analysis
Course
Description:
The basic principles of real estate law, markets, valuation, and finance. Designed for any graduate student with an interest in real estate decision making as well as a basis for more advanced courses.
Athena Title:Real Estate Analysis
Nontraditional Format:Course may be offered half semester or full semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7810. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Investments
Course
Description:
Quantitative techniques for analyzing equity investments in real estate. Emphasis is placed on the effects of financial leverage and taxation on investment performance. These are addressed at the single property and portfolio levels. Students must analyze the investment performance of a REIT and its sector.
Athena Title:Real Estate Investments
Nontraditional Format:Course may be offered half semester or full semester.
Prerequisite:REAL 7800
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7830. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Finance
Course
Description:
Application of theoretical aspects of financial economics to explain real estate financial institutions and markets. Financial and economic methods are applied to residential and commercial real estate. Special topics include real estate in a portfolio, agency problems, and the influence of the legal environment.
Athena Title:Real Estate Finance
Nontraditional Format:Course may be offered half semester or full semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7850. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Real Estate Markets
Course
Description:
Concentration on real estate markets with specific emphasis on understanding the market forces affecting real estate at the urban and regional levels. The main focus will be on providing insight into the operation of urban land and non-residential markets and the process of urban growth and regional development.
Athena Title:Real Estate Markets
Nontraditional Format:Course may be offered half semester or full semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7870. 1.5-3 hours.
Course Title:Special Topics in Real Estate
Course
Description:
Advanced topics in real estate. Special emphasis on current issues in the real estate industry and the conceptual and analytical tools available for their analysis. The course is designed to provide practical experience through case analysis, site selection projects, and other forms of market analysis and research.
Athena Title:Special Topics in Real Estate
Nontraditional Format:Course may be offered half semester or full semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 7990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Real Estate
Course
Description:
Directed study in real estate topics for MBA students, giving particular attention to specialized problems in an area related to a student's academic interests.
Athena Title:DIR STUDY IN REAL
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 8990. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Studies in Real Estate
Course
Description:
Directed study or research in real estate.
Athena Title:Directed Studies Real Estate
Nontraditional Format:Independent research outside the traditional classroom format.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:REAL 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:REAL 9910. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Real Estate Analysis and Finance
Course
Description:
Selected topics in real estate analysis and finance. Topics include interest rate theory and mortgage financing, mortgage choice, secondary mortgage market, option theory, derivative assets, efficient market theory, default risk, mortgage insurance, agency problems, and risk management. Discussion of current research, proposal writing, and research methods.
Athena Title:Sem Real Estate Analysis Finan
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:REAL 9920. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Real Estate Markets and Investments
Course
Description:
Selected topics in real estate market analysis, urban economics, and investments. Topics include real estate asset pricing, diversification, housing demand, information economics, agency theory, urban spatial structure, financial institutions, and urban public policy. Discussion of current research, proposal writing, and research methods.
Athena Title:Sem Real Estate Markets Invest
Nontraditional Format:Ph.D. seminar context will vary based on student needs.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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