B.B.A. in Real Estate
Become the link between properties and investors
Real Estate students at the University of Mississippi develop an in-depth understanding of appraisal and real estate development, including buying, selling, and managing residential and commercial properties and land.
The University of Mississippi Real Estate Advisory Board, a dedicated group of professionals and alumni, provides Real Estate majors with networking and mentoring experiences. Engaging with the Advisory Board helps link the classroom to the real world and makes students stand out among their peers.
The Real Estate industry covers a wide range of property types and owners. Students pursue careers throughout the industry, including property development, leasing and investment sales, property and asset management, mortgage lending, retail site selection and construction.
University of Mississippi Real Estate majors learn to use ARGUS, a software solution used by many commercial real estate companies.
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; Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). In addition to the B.B.A. core, the real estate major requires 24 semester hours of finance courses: Fin 334 and 351; plus 6 semester hours selected from the following: Fin 353, 455, 453, and 555; plus 12 semester hours chosen from Fin 303 OR Fin 333, 338, 341, 342, 361, 431, 441, 442, 461, 531, 533, 534, 537, 538, 542, or 581.
All students enter the Business School as General Business majors. You may declare this major after completing a specific 39 hours detailed in the UM catalog. The GPA on these 39 hours must be a 2.25 or higher. Students who do not meet this requirement will remain in "General Business".
The Student Real Estate Society hosts networking events where students interact with real estate professionals.