Real Estate

The real estate major prepares students for careers in the real estate industry, as well as for graduate study in business.

Students majoring in real estate must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements as set forth in this catalog, Lower-Division Requirements for the major, the Professional Development Passport Program and all of the major requirements.

Lower-Division Preparation for the Major (19-23 units)

Lower-division requirements for the major are the completion of the following courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better with no grade below C-.  Transfer course must be C or better.

ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3-4
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 216Statistics for Business and Economics4
or ECON 217 Applied Regression Analysis
Must receive pre-approval to register for ECON 217.
ITMG 100Information Systems3
MATH 130Survey of Calculus3
or MATH 150 Calculus I

Real Estate Major (39 units)

Students majoring in real estate must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements as set forth in this catalog, Lower-Division Requirements for the major, the Professional Development Passport Program and all of the following major requirements:

Business Component (24 units)
DSCI 300Prescriptive Business Analytics3
DSCI 303Operations Management3
ETLW 302DBusiness and Society3
or PHIL 332 Business Ethics
ETLW 311Business Law I3
FINA 300Financial Management3
MGMT 300Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 490Strategic Management3
MKTG 300Fundamentals of Marketing3
Real Estate Component (9 units) 1
REAL 320Principles of Real Estate3
REAL 327Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
REAL 325Financing Residential Real Estate3
or REAL 326 Commercial RE Fin & Investment
Elective Courses (6 units) 2
Select two of the following courses:6
Real Estate Market Analysis
Financing Residential Real Estate
Commercial RE Fin & Investment
Commercial Real Estate Valuation
Real Estate Development
Special Topics
Internship
Any pre-approved elective. See pre-approved upper division elective list below 3
1

 It is strongly recommended that a real estate major take REAL 320 Principles of Real Estate before other upper division required or elective real estate courses.

2

 A course taken to satisfy the major's upper division required course component may not be counted toward the major's upper division elective component.

3

Pre-approved upper-division Elective Courses for the Real Estate Major.

Up to three units of pre-approved electives may be taken. Pre-approved upper-division electives in the School of Business Administration that are complementary to real estate are listed below.

ECON 310Money and Banking3
FINA 407New Venture Finance3

The real estate major requires a minimum of 24 Upper Division Units in the major be completed at USD.

Required Courses (15 units)
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3-4
REAL 320Principles of Real Estate3
REAL 327Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
Select one of the following:3
Financing Residential Real Estate
Commercial RE Fin & Investment
Real Estate Development
Elective Courses (3 units)
Select one of the following:3
Real Estate Market Analysis
Financing Residential Real Estate
Commercial RE Fin & Investment
Commercial Real Estate Valuation
Special Topics