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Curriculum

To focus your studies in real estate at Columbia Business School, students should take Real Estate Finance plus at least three additional courses from the following group of recommended real estate electives.

Real Estate Finance, offered every term, is the gateway course into the Real Estate Program. A blend of finance theory as applicable to real estate and practical skills of project analysis, this course is essential for all students who wish to take further coursework in real estate. As of fall 2012, the division offers students the option to take an exemption exam.

Additional courses in real estate, along with their requisites, are listed below. Since these courses are only offered in a particular term, students are advised to carefully plan their schedules.

 

Real Estate Electives

Course

Term(s) Offered

Requirements

Real Estate Finance (B8331*)

fall, spring, summer*

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite. Capital Markets (B8306) is a co-requisite.

*EMBA course in summer term (B7331): Corporate Finance (B5300) is a prerequisite. Capital Markets (B7306) is a co-requisite.

Real Estate Transactions (B8332)

fall

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite. Capital Markets (B8306) and Real Estate Finance (B8331) are co-requisites.

Real Estate Capital Markets (B8333)

fall

Corporate Finance (B6300) and Real Estate Finance (B8331) are prerequisites.

Real Estate Project Class (B8334)

fall

Corporate Finance (B6300) and Real Estate Finance (B8331) are prerequisites. Real Estate Transactions (B8332) is a co-requisite.

Real Estate Entrepreneurship: Creating a Successful Real Estate Business (mini) (B8426)

fall B term

Real Estate Finance (B8331) AND one of the following are prerequisites: Global Real Estate Investment (B8336), Entrepreneurial Finance (B8345), or Real Estate Investment and Entrepreneurship (B8334, The Project Class).

Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development - Part 1 (mini) (B8427)

fall A term

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite. Real Estate Finance (B8331) is recommended.

Social Impact Real Estate Investing and Development - Part 2 (mini) (B8428)

fall B term

Corporate Finance (B6300) AND one of the following are prerequisites: Social Impact Real Estate - Part 1 (B8427) or Real Estate Finance (B8331).

Real Estate Portfolio Management (mini) (B8336)

spring A term

Corporate Finance (B6300) and Real Estate Finance (B8331) are prerequisites. Real Estate Capital Markets (B8333) is strongly advised.

Global Real Estate Investment (mini) (B8337)

spring B term

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite. Real Estate Finance (B8331) is a prerequisite or by permission of the Finance Department Chair.

Real Estate Development (B8338)

spring

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite. Capital Markets (B8306) and Real Estate Finance (B8331) are co-requisites.

Real Estate M&A and Restructuring Deal Workshop (mini) (B8339)

spring A term

Corporate Finance (B6300), Real Estate Finance (B8331), and Real Estate Transactions (B8332) are prerequisites.

Advanced Seminar in Real Estate (B8340)

spring

Corporate Finance (B6300), Real Estate Finance (B8331), and Real Estate Transactions (B8332) are prerequisites.

Real Estate Fundamentals (B8330)

summer

Corporate Finance (B6300) is a prerequisite.

EMBA Block Week Course: Real Estate as an Asset and a Business (B7493)

spring

Corporate Finance (B5300) is a prerequisite. Capital Markets (B7306) is recommended.