B.B.A. in Real Estate
Curricula of the School of Business Administration are designed both for those who plan to operate their own businesses and for those who plan to occupy responsible positions in business organizations. The real estate curriculum includes instruction in principles, finance, appraisal, law, land use controls, and investment analysis. The major is intended to assist students interested in real estate careers, including brokerage, lending, corporate positions, and government agencies. Students are prepared for examinations for state real estate broker and salesperson licenses.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.B.A. include Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 (3,3); humanities (history, philosophy, or modern languages) (3, 3); English literature (3); Math 261/262 or 267/268 or 271/272 (6); lab science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics) (3/4, 3/4); fine arts (art, art history, dance, music, or theatre arts) (3); behavioral or social science (psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science) (3).
Requirements for the major in real estate include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Econ 202, 203 (3, 3); Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302; nonbusiness electives (12); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). A list of prerequisite courses requiring a minimum grade of "C" is available at www.olemissbusiness.com or in the undergraduate student services office, Holman 220.
In addition to the B.B.A. core, the real estate major requires 24 semester hours of finance courses: Fin 334 and 351; plus 9 semester hours selected from the following: Fin 353, 355, 453, and 555; plus 9 semester hours of 300-level or above of finance courses.
Other Academic Requirements
Business students may not enroll in major course work prior to satisfactory completion (2.0 GPA) of the pre-business curriculum. No student may enroll for more than 18 semester hours unless approved by the dean.