Business Real Estate (BR)

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BR-298   Special Topics in Real EstateCredits: 1-3   

Term Offered: All Terms

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. If a prerequisite is required it will be announced in the course schedule.

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BR-301   Real Estate LawCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): 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(s): BR-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(s): 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(s): BF-301 passed with a grade of C- or higher

Co-requisite(s): 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   

Term Offered: Summer Term

Course Type(s): None

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. Departmental approval is required to take this course, along with Junior standing, and a minimum G.P.A. of 2.00.

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BR-405   Real Estate DevelopmentCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): BR-301 and BR-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   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

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. Departmental approval is required to take this course. Junior standing, a minimum G.P.A. of 2.00, and instructor consent are required to register for this course.

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

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. If a prerequisite is required it will be announced in the course schedule.

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

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. Prior permission of the directing professor and department chair is required to take this course.