Business Real Estate (BR)

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BR-301   Real Estate LawCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BL-201.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Legal issues as they apply to the acquisition, financing, and sale of real estate.

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BR-303   Real Estate Finance Investment and TaxationCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BF-310.

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Designed to introduce students to the world of real estate finance, including debt and equity issues, securitization and taxation.

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BR-304   Real Estate Lease AnalysisCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BR-301.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Examines concerned leasehold transactions, including office, industrial, retail, and general leases, while focusing on the respective roles of all relevant parties to the lease.

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BR-310   Real Estate AppraisalCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: BF-301 passed with a grade of C -or higher.

Corequisite: MA-118.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Principles and processes of real estate valuation. The sales comparison, cost, and income approaches to value will be examined in depth.

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BR-389   Internship in Real EstateCredits: 1-3   

Prerequisites: Junior standing, a minimum GPA of 2.0, and instructor consent are required.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX1

An opportunity to apply classroom theory in practice through actual work experience; including both academic and experiential learning. The experiential portion involves fifteen to twenty hours of work experience per week for three credit hours, and the academic aspect includes reading assignments and a term paper. Students are limited to nine credits of internship electives. Repeatable twice for credit.

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BR-405   Real Estate DevelopmentCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: BR-301, BF-310, and three credits in Real Estate.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): SUS

Designed to introduce students to the world of real estate development, including the regulatory environment, which must be navigated to successfully gain municipal and other governmental approvals for a land use project.

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BR-489   Internship in Real EstateCredits: 3   

Prerequisites: Junior standing, a minimum GPA of 2.0, and instructor consent are required.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX1

An opportunity to apply classroom theory in practice through actual work experience; including both academic and experiential learning. The experiential portion involves fifteen to twenty hours of work experience per week for three credit hours, and the academic aspect includes reading assignments and a term paper. Students are limited to nine credits of internship electives. Repeatable twice for credit.

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BR-498   Special Topics in Real EstateCredits: 1-3   

Prerequisite: As announced in the course schedule.

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

An intensive study of a particular subject or problem in real estate to be announced prior to registration. May be conducted on either a lecture-discussion or a seminar basis.

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BR-499   Independent Study in Real EstateCredits: 1-3   

Prerequisite: Prior permission of the directing professor and department chair.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Independent study on a Business Administration topic not substantially treated in a regular course; work will include scheduled conferences with sponsoring professor and written reports.