Real Estate Minor

Chair: Shelly Howton, PhD. 
Associate Chair: Benjamin Scheick, PhD. 
Office:  2019 Bartley Hall
Telephone: 610-519-7395


As a Real Estate minor at VSB, you will develop an understanding of real estate investment, development, modeling, capital markets, accounting and law, as well as the role of real estate in corporate strategy and the global economy. The curriculum incorporates site visits, case studies, expert perspectives and industry-standard software tools so that you learn how the theory ties to practice. Your course projects will include completing valuations for actual retail centers and office buildings, and a capstone development project that includes site selection, market analysis, project completion and resale.

Course Requirements for Real Estate Minor (9 Credits)

Real Estate minor requires three (3) unique courses to fulfill the minor requirements. 

Note: RES 3001 does not count toward Real Estate elective course.

Sub-Total Credits

Plus one Real Estate elective course from the following:

Sub-Total Credits

Also note: Real Estate minor courses may fulfill the free elective requirements.

Total Credits:


The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Fall 2023 and beyond. Please consult the appropriate archived handbook available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog. 




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