The real estate minor is open to all undergraduate students at Lehigh University, irrespective of the student’s home college or department.  Real estate courses are taken in parallel with a student’s chosen academic major and, consistent with the multidisciplinary nature of the industry, integrates topics across a wide range of fields.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

An update to the program structure and course content will go into effect with the Fall 2019 semester. Students must complete 5 courses; 3 required and 2 elective.

Required Courses

Course No. Course Name Credits     Pre-reqs
REAL 301 Real Estate Development 3     
REAL 347 Real Estate Investment 3     
REAL 348 Real Estate Practicum 3     REAL 301, REAL 347


Choose Two of the Following
 

REAL 305 Real Estate Law 3     
FIN 336 Real Estate Finance 3     FIN 323, FIN 328
MGT/SCM 328 Negotiations and Conflict Management 3     
POLS/ES 312 Urban Environmental Policy Workshop 4     
CEE 266 Construction Management 3     CEE 202 (or approval)
ARCH 002 Architectural History II 4     
or ARCH 034 Digital Drawing and 3D Modeling 4     
or ARCH 157 Architectural Technology I 4     

Total Credits
 
15-17
 

The capstone practicum course (REAL 348) is offered in the spring and culminates in the Collins Family Scholarship Competition, where cash prizes are awarded to the winning team.  Pre-requisites must be completed prior to the start of the semester in which a student intends to participate in the practicum.

For more information, contact:

Loren K. Keim
Program Manager
Professor of Practice in Real Estate

Cynthia Faggioli
Coordinator
610.758.4786