Real Estate Program

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The Bauer Real Estate Certificate Program offers a solid foundation in real estate fundamentals and a focus on mastering the professional practice of real estate. Courses are taught by practicing professionals who are experts and leaders in the industry. Through engagement in the real estate community and working on field-based projects, students gain the expertise and experience of real estate as a professional practice. Graduates are “job ready” and have the career opportunities that come with a personal network of colleagues in the industry.

Graduate Certificate in Real Estate

Available to student in these programs:

Required courses*:

  • FINA 7380 – Real Estate Finance & Investment (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 7397 – Developing a Real Estate Project (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 7397 – Essentials of Real Estate (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 7397 – Real Estate Market Analysis & Valuation (3 credit hours)

*For students outside of MBA & MS Finance Programs: FINA 7A10 (1.5 CH) & 6A35 (1.5 CH) are prerequisites for FINA 7380, resulting in 15 CH total, though some courses may be substituted. Contact the Real Estate Program office for details.

 

Undergraduate Certificate in Real Estate

Available exclusively to:

Required courses:

  • FINA 4380 – Real Estate Finance and Investment (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 4381 – Essentials of Real Estate (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 4382 – Developing a Real Estate Project (3 credit hours)
  • FINA 4383 – Real Estate Market Analysis & Valuation (3 credit hours)

 

 

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Real Estate Program
4750 Calhoun Road, Room 334
Houston, TX 77204-6021
Physical Location:
CBB Room 302
Phone: 713-743-4269
realestate@bauer.uh.edu
www.bauer.uh.edu/real-estate

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Open Sessions:
Every Tuesday
Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Real Estate Program Offices, CBB, 302
No Appointment Necessary


Real Estate Certificate Graduate Curriculum Pathway Degree Plans

Explore curriculums for: MBA, MS Finance, MBA/JD and MBA/MS Hospitality | or Download the PDF

Note: Courses, curriculum and pre-requisites are subject to change without prior notice.

MBA:

48-Credit Degree, Elective Courses (27 CH)


CORE COURSES: 22.5 SEMESTER CH
Module 1 Fall 1st Year
  • ACCT 6331: Financial Accounting (3 CH)
  • BZAN 6310: Quantitative Analysis for Business (3 CH)
    OR
    BZAN 6320: Foundations for Business Analytics (3 CH.)
  • GENB 6350: Business Communication (3 CH)
  • FINA 6A35: Managerial Finance (1.5 CH)
  • MARK 6A61: Marketing Administration (1.5 CH)
  • MANA 6A83: Strategic Analysis (1.5 CH)
  • SCM 6A01: Production & Operations Management: (1.5 CH)
Module 2 Spring 1st Year
  • FINA 6387: Managerial Analysis (3 CH)
  • MANA 6A25: Ethical Leadership & Critical Reasoning (1.5 CH)
  • MANA 6A32: Organizational Behavior & Management (1.5 CH)
  • MIS 6A41: Information Systems (1.5 CH)
Module 3 Summer 1st Year
  • MANA 6A25: Ethical Leadership & Critical Reasoning (1.5 CH)
  • MIS 6A41: Information Systems (1.5 CH)

Degree ELECTIVE Courses 25.5 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

REAL ESTATE CERTIFICATE

1.5 CH Prerequisite, 12 CH Real Estate Certificate, 6 CH Elective Courses

Prerequisites
  • FINA 7A10 Intermediate Corporate Finance & Valuation (1.5 CH)
  • Real Estate Program Orientation, Advising and Degree Plan
Required Real Estate Certificate Courses

4 courses, 12 CH

  • FINA 7397: Essentials of Real Estate Principles (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Developing a Real Estate Project (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Real Estate Market Research & Valuation (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course) Note (1)
  • FINA 7380: Real Estate Finance (3 CH) Note (1)
Elective Real Estate Courses

2 courses, 6 CH

  • FINA 7397: Mastery of Real Estate - Capstone (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Residential Real Estate (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

 

Notes: CCIM and TREC

  • CCIM: Reduced curriculum will eliminate one of the CCIM University Alliance required courses, Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investment. Alliance will be maintained and two of the required courses will be offered, Real Estate Finance and Investment and Real Estate Market Analysis and Valuation
  • TREC: (Texas Real Estate Commission) Due to change in course credit hours for FINA 9370 Essentials of Real Estate Principles, from 4 to 3 will mean this course will no longer count toward TREC real estate license education requirements

MS Finance:

36-Credit Degree, Elective Courses (15 CH)


CORE COURSES: 21 CH
Fall 1st Year
  • FINA 6A31: Analyzing Financial Statements (1.5 CH) Fall only
  • FINA 6A35: Managerial Finance (1.5 CH)
  • FINA 6387: Managerial Analysis (3 CH)
  • BZAN 6310: Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions (3 CH)
    OR
    BZAN 6320: Foundations for Business Analytics (3 CH)
  • FINA 7A10: Intermediate Corporate Finance & Valuation (1.5 CH)
Spring 1st Year
  • FINA 7A20: Cap Markets (1.5 CH)
  • FINA 7A23: Portfolio Theory & Practice (1.5 CH)
  • FINA 7354: Financial Securities & Innovation (3 CH) (Spring only)
  • FINA Elective: (3 CH)
Summer 1st Year*
  • FINA Elective: (3 CH)
  • FINA Elective: (3 CH)

*Summer courses not required, can be completed fall/spring 2nd year.

Fall & Spring 2nd Year
  • FINA 7A30: Advanced Corporate Finance (1.5 CH)
    OR
    FINA 7A33: Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures (1.5 CH)
  • FINA 7350: Derivatives I: Options (3 CH) Fall only
    OR
    FINA 7351: Derivatives II: Forwards, Futures & Swaps (3 CH) Spring only
  • FINA Elective: (3 CH)
  • FINA Elective: (3 CH)
REAL ESTATE CERTIFICATE

12 CH, plus optional electives 6 CH*
(*Requires 39 CH Degree for Electives)

Prerequisites
  • Real Estate Program Orientation, Advising and Degree Plan
Required Real Estate Certificate Courses

4 courses, 12 CH

  • FINA 7397: Essentials of Real Estate Principles (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Developing a Real Estate Project (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Real Estate Market Research & Valuation (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course) Note (1)
  • FINA 7380: Real Estate Finance (3 CH) Note (1)
Elective Real Estate Courses

2 courses, 6 CH

  • FINA 7397: Mastery of Real Estate - Capstone (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Residential Real Estate (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

MBA/JD:

111-Credit Degree, Bauer Elective Courses (15 CH)


BAUER BUSINESS CORE COURSES: 21 CH
Module 1 Fall 1st Year
  • ACCT 6331: Financial Accounting
  • FINA 6A35: Managerial Finance
  • MARK 6A61: Marketing Administration
  • GENB 6A50: Business Communication
  • MANA 6A83: Strategic Analysis
Module 2 Spring 1st Year
  • FINA 6387: Managerial Analysis
  • BZAN 6310: Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
  • SCM 6A01: Production and Operations Management
  • MANA 6A32: Organizational Behavior and Management
Module 3 Summer 1st Year
  • MANA 6A25: Ethical Leadership & Critical Reasoning
  • MIS 6A41: Information Systems
ELECTIVES: 27 CH

12 CH Law Center, 15 CH Bauer = 27 CH

Law Center Courses
REAL ESTATE CERTIFICATE

12 CH, plus optional electives 6 CH*
*Requires 118.5 CH Degree for 2 Electives, 1 Prerequisite

Prerequisites
  1. FINA 7A10: Intermediate Corporate Finance & Valuation (1.5 CH)
  2. Real Estate Program Orientation, Advising and Degree Plan
Required Real Estate Certificate Courses

4 courses, 12 CH

  • FINA 7397: Essentials of Real Estate Principles (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Developing a Real Estate Project (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Real Estate Market Research & Valuation (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course) Note (1)
  • FINA 7380: Real Estate Finance (3 CH) Note (1)
Elective Real Estate Courses

2 courses, 6 CH

  • FINA 7397 Mastery of Real Estate - Capstone (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397 Residential Real Estate (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

 

Notes: CCIM and TREC

  • CCIM: Reduced curriculum will eliminate one of the CCIM University Alliance required courses, Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investment. Alliance will be maintained and two of the required courses will be offered, Real Estate Finance and Investment and Real Estate Market Analysis and Valuation
  • TREC: (Texas Real Estate Commission) Due to change in course credit hours for FINA 9370 Essentials of Real Estate Principles, from 4 to 3 will mean this course will no longer count toward TREC real estate license education requirements

MBA/MS Hospitality/:

63-Credit Degree, Bauer Elective Courses (15 CH)


BAUER BUSINESS CORE COURSES: 21 SEMESTER CH
Module 1 Fall 1st Year
  • ACCT 6331: Financial Accounting (3 CH)
  • FINA 6A35: Managerial Finance (1.5 CH - 1st half)
  • MARK 6A61: Marketing Administration (1.5 CH - 2nd half)
  • GENB 6A50: Business Communication (1.5 CH - 1st half)
  • MANA 6A83: Strategic Analysis (1.5 CH - 2nd half)
Module 2 Spring 1st Year
  • FINA 6387: Managerial Analysis (3 CH)
  • BZAN 6310: Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions (3 CH)
    OR
    BZAN 6320: Foundations for Business Analytics (3 CH)
  • MANA 6A32: Organizational Behavior and Management (1.5 CH)
  • SCM 6A01: Production and Operations Management (1.5 CH)
Module 3 Summer 1st Year
  • MANA 6A25: Ethical Leadership & Critical Reasoning (1.5 CH)
  • MIS 6A41: Information Systems (1.5 CH)
ELECTIVES: 27 SEMESTER CH

(12 credits from the Hilton + 15 credits from Bauer)
(12 credits from the Hilton + 13.5 credits from Bauer)

  • 1. HRMA
  • 2. HRMA
  • 3. HRMA
  • 4. HRMA
  • 4. BAUER
  • 5. BAUER
  • 6. BAUER
  • 7. BAUER
  • 8. BAUER

For Information on MS Hospitality Curriculum of MS/MBA, see Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management http://www.bauer.uh.edu/downloads/mba/2015-MS_HRM-MBA-Joint-Masters-Program.pdf

REAL ESTATE CERTIFICATE

12 CH plus optional electives 6 CH*
*Requires 67 CH Degree for 2 Electives and Prerequisite

Prerequisites
  1. FINA 7A10: Intermediate Corporate Finance & Valuation (1.5 CH)
  2. Real Estate Program Orientation, Advising and Degree Plan
Required Real Estate Certificate Courses

4 courses, 12 CH

  • FINA 7397: Essentials of Real Estate Principles (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Developing a Real Estate Project (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397: Real Estate Market Research & Valuation (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course) Note (1)
  • FINA 7380: Real Estate Finance (3 CH) Note (1)
Elective Real Estate Courses

2 courses, 6 CH

  • FINA 7397 Mastery of Real Estate - Capstone (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 7397 Residential Real Estate (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

 

Notes: CCIM and TREC

  • CCIM: Reduced curriculum will eliminate one of the CCIM University Alliance required courses, Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investment. Alliance will be maintained and two of the required courses will be offered, Real Estate Finance and Investment and Real Estate Market Analysis and Valuation
  • TREC: (Texas Real Estate Commission) Due to change in course credit hours for FINA 9370 Essentials of Real Estate Principles, from 4 to 3 will mean this course will no longer count toward TREC real estate license education requirements

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Real Estate Certificate Curriculum Pathway Undergraduate Degree Plan

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Note: Courses, curriculum and pre-requisites are subject to change without prior notice.

BBA Finance: Junior and Senior Year Curriculum

120-Credit Degree, Elective Courses FINA Advanced Electives-12, FINA Electives-6 (Total 18 CH)


ADVANCED-LEVEL BUSINESS
REQUIREMENTS: 24 CH

(required for all business majors)

  • SCM 3301: Service and Manufacturing Operations (prerequisite: MATH 1313): 3 CH
  • FINA 3332: Principles of Finance (prerequisites: MATH 1313, MATH 1314, and ACCT 2331): 3 CH
  • MANA 3335: Introduction to Organizational Behavior and Management: 3 CH
  • MARK 3336: Elements of Marketing Administration; 3 CH
  • MARK 3337/COMM 3356*: Professional Selling/Business & Professional Speaking [TCCN: SPCH 1321 or 1315]: 3 CH

Global Studies Courses:

  • INTB 3354*: Introduction to Global Business (INTB 3350 or INTB 3351 may substitute for INTB 3354): 3 CH
  • INTB 3355*: Global Environment of Business (INTB 3352 or INTB 3353 may substitute for INTB 3355: 3 CH
  • Prerequisites: ECON 2304 and 2305, or ECON 2301 for non-business majors)

Other:

  • ENB 4350 Business Law & Ethics (prerequisite: GENB 2301, 3301, or 3302): 3 hrs
ADVANCED BBA FINANCE COURSES

Finance: 36 CH

  • FINA 4320: Investment Management: 3 CH
  • FINA 4330: Corporate Finance: 3 CH
  • FINA ADV ELECS: Advanced Finance Electives: 12 CH*
  • ADV BUS ELECS: Any 3000-4000 level business course: 6 CH*
  • ADV ELECS: Any 3000-4000 level course: 6 CH
  • GEN ELECS: Any 1000-4000 level course: 6 CH
  • Consult Finance Advisor for specialty tracks in Global Energy Management, Risk Management and Insurance, Personal Financial Planning and Commercial Banking, and Real Estate.

Click here to see the Freshman and Sophomore Curriculum.

BBA FINANCE REAL ESTATE CERTIFICATE

12 CH Required Courses, 6 CH Elective Courses

Prerequisites (Prior to admission to program)

  1. Admission to Program and Real Estate Orientation (Junior or higher with 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA)
  2. FINA 4330: Corporate Finance (with a grade of B or higher)

Required Real Estate Certificate Courses

4 courses, 12 CH

  • FINA 4397: Essentials of Real Estate Principles (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 4380: Real Estate Financial Analysis (3 CH)
    (Undergraduate Only)
  • FINA 4397: Developing a Real Estate Project (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 4397: Real Estate Market Research & Valuation (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

Elective Real Estate Courses

2 courses, 6 CH

  • FINA 4397: Residential Real Estate (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)
  • FINA 4397: Mastery of Real Estate - Capstone (3 CH)
    (Mixed Grad/UG Course)

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