Bachelor of Science in Finance: Real Estate

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If you're interested in an opportunity to study real estate law alongside finance theory and investing, Purdue University Global offers an online degree with coursework in these areas. Details about its Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program are included in this article.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Purdue University Global's online Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program is intended to provide students with opportunities to explore aspects of corporate finance, real estate, macroeconomics, and banking. The program also covers investments and trading. You could learn how to conduct financial analysis and interpret financial statements, and you might discover what it takes to apply financial principles and legislation to decision-making processes. As you approach the end of the program, you have the opportunity to either take part in an internship and gain actual work experience or complete a capstone course for an in-depth program review.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should be good with numbers and enjoy the decision-making process if you plan to apply to the online Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program at Purdue Global University. It's also important to enjoy research and have excellent communication skills. Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or GED. Some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program at Purdue University Global requires the completion of 180 credits. The program is divided into 33 core, 106 major, and 41 elective requirements.

Core Requirements (33 credits)

Course CodeCourse Title
CM107College Composition I
CM1220College Composition II
CS204Professionalism - Theory and Practice in the Global Workplace
Choose one of the following:
MM150Survey of Mathematics
MM212College Algebra
Choose one of the following:
HU200Arts and Humanities - Modern Creative Expressions
HU245Ethics
HU250Humanities and Culture
Choose one of the following:
SC200Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
SC235General Biology I - Human Perspectives
SC246Fundamentals of Microbiology
SC250Fundamentals of Science
Choose one of the following:
SS211The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
SS236People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
SS250The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Major Requirements (88 credits)

Course Code Course Title
AC114 Accounting I
AC116 Accounting II
BU204 Macroeconomics
BU224 Microeconomics
MM255 Business Math and Statistical Measures
MT140 Introduction to Management
MT217 Finance
MT219 Marketing
LS311 Business Law
MM305 Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
MT302 Organizational Behavior
MT480 Corporate Finance
MT481 Financial Markets
MT482 Financial Statement Analysis
MT483 Investments
FI490

FI499
Bachelor's Internship in Finance
OR
Bachelor's Capstone in Finance

Concentration Requirements (18 Credits)

MT361 Foundations of Real Estate Practice
MT431 Real Estate Finance and Ethics
MT432 Real Estate Law

Elective Requirements (41 credits)

Course Code Course Title
100 / 200 Level Open Elective Courses
300 / 400 Level Open Elective Courses

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing Purdue University Global's online Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program, you could apply your knowledge in areas such as investment management, real estate, banking, or fiscal planning. Listed below are a few possible career options:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Portfolio manager
  • Risk manager
  • Banker

Advanced Degrees

Completion of a master's degree program in finance or real estate could help you pursue leadership roles in either field. You could learn more about futures investing, real estate portfolio management, and real estate financial markets. You might even be able to choose a concentration in an area such as financial management or commercial banking. A few programs to which you might apply after graduating from Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate program are listed below:

  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate and Land Economics
  • Master of Science in Real Estate