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BUSN120 - Real Estate Principles

Course Details

Course Code: BUSN120 Course ID: 2882 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides an introduction to real estate as a business and profession. Students will have the opportunity to discuss and review terminology, concepts and best practices for the real estate industry. Topics will include the real estate market, property rights, deeds and leases, contracts, the closing process, urban economics, brokerage, appraisal, land uses, and insurance.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives:

1. Define real estate principles, concepts, and best practices.
2. Identifythe language, principles, and laws which govern the real estate industry.
3. Distinguish legal analysis, market analysis, real estate service industry, and financial analysis concepts.
4. Interpret real estate market trends and discuss urban and regional economics.
5. Distinguish between public and private restrictions on property ownership.
6. Compare and contrast residential and commercial land uses and development

NameGrade %
Forums 50.00 %
Introduction 5.56 %
Week 1 5.56 %
Week 2 5.56 %
Week 3 5.56 %
Week 4 5.56 %
Week 5 5.56 %
Week 6 5.56 %
Week 7 5.56 %
Week 8 5.56 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Assignment 1: Real Estate Closings Research Paper (Week 3) 25.00 %
Assignment 2: Real Estate Principles Final Research Paper (Week 6) 25.00 %

This class relies solely on electronic resources which will be available through the classroom. All directions will be given to the students on where to acquire readings through the Lessons area of the classroom for each week.

Book Title:Real Estate Principles, 2nd ed. - e-book provided in the classroom Lessons section
Publication Info:Realty Publications
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.