The Minor in Real Estate, offered by the Department of Finance, exposes students to the main principles of real estate development, valuation and management. Students who want to obtain their Pennsylvania real estate licenses have an opportunity to take courses that will prepare them for the licensing exam.

The minor is open to business students only.

Campus Location: Main

Contact Information

Oleg Rytchkov, Department Chair
Alter Hall, Room 420

David J. Wilk, Director of the Real Estate Program
1810 Liacouras Walk, Suite 230


  • Six courses are required:
    BA 1103Legal and Ethical Reasoning in Business 13
    or LGLS 1101 Legal Environment of Business
    FIN 3101Financial Management3
    FIN 3509Real Estate Investment and Finance3
    RE 3501Real Estate Fundamentals3
    RE 3502Real Estate Practice3
    Select one of the following:3
    Commercial Real Estate Analysis
    Real Estate Financial Modeling
    Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Markets
    Real Estate Development
    Residential Property Management
    Management of Corporate Real Estate Assets
    Total Credit Hours18

    Minimum grade of C- is required. 

  • Minimum grades of C are required for the FIN and RE courses.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required.
  • Except for BA 1103, LGLS 1101, and FIN 3101, courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their school/college advisor on how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.