Undergraduate Real Estate Minor Overview

The real estate minor is open to all undergraduate students at Lehigh University, irrespective of the student’s home college or department.  Real estate courses are taken in parallel with a student’s chosen academic major and, consistent with the multidisciplinary nature of the industry, integrates topics across a wide range of fields.

Program Overview

An update to the program structure and course content went into effect with the Fall 2019 semester. Students must complete 5 courses; 3 required and 2 elective.

Required Courses*

Course No. Course Name Credits Pre-Reqs
REAL 301 Real Estate Development 3  
REAL 347 Real Estate Investment 3  
REAL 348 Real Estate Practicum 3 REAL 301, 347




Choose Two of the Following*

Course No. Course Name Credits Pre-Reqs
REAL 305 Real Estate Law 3  
FIN 336 Real Estate Finance 3 FIN 323, 328
MGT/SCM 328 Negotiations and Conflict Management 3  
POLS/ES 312 Urban Environmental Policy Workshop 4  
CEE 266 Construction Management 3 CEE 202 (or approval)
ARCH 002 Architectural History II 4  
or ARCH 034 Digital Drawing and 3D Modeling 4  
or ARCH 157 Architectural Technology I 4  
Total Credits   15-17  











*View course descriptions in the Course Catalog by clicking here.

The capstone practicum course (REAL 348) is offered in the spring and culminates in the Collins Family Scholarship Competition, where cash prizes are awarded to the winning team.  Pre-requisites must be completed prior to the start of the semester in which a student intends to participate in the practicum.

For more information, contact:

Loren K. Keim
Program Manager
Professor of Practice in Real Estate


Declare the Real Estate Minor