Professor William B. Brueggeman, Department
Associate Professor: Robert Puelz; Lecturers: Barbara W. Kincaid, Catherine Weber.
See requirements to major in Real Estate Finance in the "Programs of Study" section.
3381. Real Estate Fundamentals. An introduction to all phases of real estate and the foundation for other courses in real estate. Prerequisite: ACCT 2302; Corequisite: FINA 3320.
4338. Real Estate Law (Spring only). A survey of real estate law with particular attention given to real estate transactions, financing, syndication and land use regulation. Prerequisites: LT 3335 and RE 3381.
4382. Real Estate Markets and Valuation (Fall only). The principles and techniques of estimating the value of residential and income-producing properties. Also considers the economic base, structure and distribution of land use in urban areas. Prerequisites: RE 3381 and FINA 3320.
4389. Real Estate Finance (Spring only). Development of technical competence necessary to structure real estate transactions. Computation of periodic payments, amortization schedules and true borrowing costs. Examination of the secondary mortgage market. Application of techniques for structuring real estate transactions (e.g., sale-leaseback, joint ventures, syndications, etc.). Prerequisites: RE 3381, RE 4382 and FINA 3320. (Students cannot receive credit for RE 4381 and RE 4389).
5193, 5293, 5393. Independent Studies in Real Estate. Number of credit hours per course may range from one to three hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
3335. Introduction to Legal Environment and Ethics. An environmental course that emphasizes the nature, formation and application of law with a macro view. Public law and regulation of business is emphasized. Prerequisites: Calculus, ECON 1311, 1312, ACCT 2301, ITOM 2305 or STAT 2301 or STAT 2331 or EMIS4340 or 5370.
4336. Advanced Business Law. Includes the law of real property, commercial paper, creditors’ rights and secured transactions, agency and employment, partnerships and corporations. Prerequisite: LT 3335.
3360. Principles of Risk Management. Focuses on the principles of risk and the role of insurance in handling risk. Examines many different topics, from insurance markets to personal insurance contracts to legal principles that reinforce insurance contracts. Concludes with a discussion of employee benefit plans and social insurance. Prerequisite: ACCT 2301.