Mar 01, 2024  
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Certificate in Real Estate

The Certificate in Real Estate provides Bachelor of Commerce students the opportunity for a broad based education in real estate economics, finance, law and development preparing them for a range of careers in the real estate industry. The courses are a mix of theory and practice involving case studies and/or team projects offering students hands-on preparation for their careers. Students must apply for the Certificate in Real Estate through the Undergraduate Programs Office in the Faculty of Business by the application deadline for convocation (see Academic Schedule ). The certificate is granted only at the time of graduation from a Business degree program.

Students in the Bachelor of Commerce program may pursue the Certificate in Real Estate by fulfilling the requirements of their Business program, including major/minor requirements and all prerequisites, and by completing in addition a minimum of ★12 credits as follows:

  1. ★3 credits in BUEC 454  
  2. ★9 credits from the following list:
    1. A minimum of ★6 from BUEC 455 , BUEC 457 , B LAW 456 .
    2. A maximum of ★3 of other coursework approved by the Department.
  3. A maximum of two of the courses offered by the Faculty of Business that appear on the list in (1) or (2) above, may be used to satisfy both major requirements and the requirements for the Certificate in Real Estate. These courses may not be used to satisfy the requirements of a minor in Business Economics and Law.
  4. No more than ★3 of the ★12 credits may be transfer credits from other postsecondary institutions. Transfer credit must be approved by the department.
  5. Students may not take courses extra to their degree for the sole purpose of satisfying the requirements for the certificate.