Jul 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 

Real Estate Major (BSBA)

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Real Estate Major - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Please see the UNLV Lee Business School web page at www.business.unlv.edu for information about department programs, faculty and facilities. Degree worksheets and 4/5 year plan for the major are available at www.unlv.edu/degree/bsba-real-estate

Please see advising information at the UNLV Lee Business School Undergraduate Advising at www.business.unlv.edu/advising.


Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Program - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business www.aacsb.edu/

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students earning a degree in Real Estate should be able to:

  1. use supply and demand analysis;
  2. use the appropriate models to explain the behavior of economic agents in different market structures;
  3. describe the role and function of financial markets, institutions, and policies;
  4. predict the effects of various micro- and macroeconomic policies using the appropriate models;
  5. explain the determinants of long run economic growth;.
  6. gather, analyze, and interpret economic data;
  7. apply the time value of money to a variety of situations;
  8. explain the relationship between risk and return;
  9. analyze, compare, and contrast various real estate appraisal valuation methods; investment opportunities, and mortgage instruments;
  10. identify basic regional demographics and migration.

University Graduation Requirements

Please see Graduation Policies for complete information

Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits

General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 35-46 Credits

First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3

English Composition - Credits: 6

Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3

Constitutions - Credits: 3-6

Mathematics - Credits: 3

Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18-19

Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credits
    • Humanities, 6 credits required from two different areas. It is recommended that students take  , as one of the humanities courses.
    • Fine Arts, 3 credits required
  • Social Science
    • Automatically satisfied by business requirements
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 6-7 credits
    • Life and Physical Sciences, 6-7 credits required
    • One science course with a lab
    • One non-lab science course
    • Analytical Thinking, 3 credits required 

Multicultural and International - Credits: 0-6

Multicultural, one three-credit course required
International, one three-credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to:https://www.unlv.edu/provost/multicultural-requirements.

Lee Business School Requirements - BSBA in Real Estate - Subtotal: 72-76 Credits

General Electives - Credits: 0-13

The number of general electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from Lee Business School is 120. 

Total Credits: 120


  1. All courses in the major requirements section must be completed with a grade of C or better. 
  2. Any course that is included as a prerequisite for a Lee Business School course requires a minimum grade of C or better.

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