Real Estate (Minor)

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Available to students in the Driehaus College of Business and non-business programs at DePaul, a minor in Real Estate provides students with a general understanding of the real estate business and in-depth exploration of a specific topic in real estate, such as law, policy, valuation, investment, or finance.

Course Requirements

A student minoring in Real Estate is required to complete Real Estate courses totaling at least 20.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select one of the following: 14
FINANCE FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJORS
FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE
One required course:
FIN 350REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS4
Select three elective courses from the following:12
REAL ESTATE LAW
URBAN PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
REAL ESTATE FINANCE
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
REAL ESTATE VALUATION
SPECIAL TOPICS (multiple topics may be used)

The department enforces all course prerequisites, without exception.

Students are encouraged to seek an internship with a Chicago-area business during the summer preceding either their junior or senior year, but the Real Estate minor does not offer or accept a for-credit internship course.

Graduation Requirements

All Real Estate (RE) courses and any courses used toward the Real Estate minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher. ​