Real Estate Major

The Major in Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of Connecticut provides a solid foundation in real estate principles, market analysis, and urban planning. The curriculum is designed to blend theoretical knowledge with practical experience through case studies, internships, and project-based learning. Course offerings include Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Investment, and Financial Management. Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Real Estate Society, which offers networking events, industry speakers, and site visits.

**The Real Estate major is only offered on the Storrs Campus**


In addition to the general school of business academic requirements, all Real Estate majors must complete five 3-credit courses of Real Estate specific studies to total 15 credits.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • FNCE 3230: Real Estate Principles

Primary Courses (6 credits total)

Select two of the following:

  • FNCE 3332: Real Estate Investments
  • FNCE 3333: Real Estate Finance
  • FNCE 3334: Real Estate Markets and Valuation
  • FNCE 3335: Commercial Real Estate Appraisal
  • FNCE 3336: Real Estate: A Practical Approach
  • BLAW 3274: Real Estate Law

Secondary Courses (6 credits total)

Select two additional courses from the above list or from the following:

  • FNCE 3302: Investments and Security Analysis
  • FNCE 4209: Applications in Financial Management
  • FNCE 4304: Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
  • FNCE 4305: Global Financial Management
  • ECON 3439: Urban and Regional Economics
  • MKTG 3260: Marketing Research

Visit the academic catalog for descriptions of the courses listed above and explore the links below to learn more about the Real Estate Major and how to apply.