Immersive Coursework Taught by Leading Faculty

The undergraduate real estate area of emphasis (major) program is open to current Leeds students. The area of emphasis consists of a total of 18 credit hours of course work. Students who successfully complete all the course requirements will be awarded a Bachelors of Business Administration with the Real Estate area of emphasis.

CUREC Real Estate Undergraduate Student and Staff


The emphasis is designed to give students a thorough, multidisciplinary understanding of real estate. It prepares students for a real estate career by providing a solid foundation in capital markets, developing students' decision-making skills, and framing real-world challenges in a multidisciplinary context. 

If you are interested in declaring the Real Estate emphasis or want to find out more about our program, please e-mail 

Required Core Classes (12 credit hours)
REAL 3000 (3) Principles of Real Estate 
REAL 4100 (3) Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis
REAL 4400 (3) Real Estate Economics
REAL 4850 (3) Senior Seminar in Real Estate

Elective Options (6 credit hours)
REAL 4000 (3) Real Estate Law
REAL 4200 (3) Real Estate Technology
REAL 4820 (3) Topics: Real Estate Development
REAL 4810 (3) Real Estate Applied Practice 

Certifications and Licenses

LEED Accreditation

In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter, the CU Real Estate Center offers students a unique opportunity to prepare for and take the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Green Associate exam. 

ARGUS-DCF® Certification

ARGUS-DCF® is a widely used income property investment/valuation real estate software package. We are proud to offer the ARGUS-DCF®Certification class to our MBAs, undergraduates, and members of the CUREC community. 

Colorado Real Estate Broker License

The CU Real Estate Certificate is not the same as a broker license. Learn about the procedures to get a Colorado broker license here.