CURRICULUM

Real Estate Students

The DiLella Center for Real Estate is changing the face of business education at Villanova. Both an undergraduate major and minor and graduate MBA concentration in real estate are now available to students.

Required Co-Major Courses - Up to Class of 2020

BL 2150 - Real Estate Princs Pracs

RES 3150 - Real Estate Investments

RES 3250 - Advanced Real Estate Modeling

RES 4150 - Real Estate Development

Plus one of the following:

ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate

ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics

ECO 3140 - Urban Economics

FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

RES 2340 - Contemp Topics in Real Estate

Required Co-Major Courses - Class of 2021 and Beyond

RES 2150 - Real Estate Fundamentals

RES 3150 - Real Estate Investments

RES 3250 - Advanced Real Estate Modeling

RES 4150 - Real Estate Development

Plus one of the following:

ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate

BL 2150 - Real Estate Princs Pracs

ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics

ECO 3140 - Urban Economics

FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

RES 2340 - Contemp Topics in Real Estate

Required Major Courses - Class of 2021 or Beyond

BL 2150 - Real Estate Princs Pracs

RES 2150 - Real Estate Fundamentals

RES 3150 - Real Estate Investments

RES 4150 - Real Estate Development

Plus two of the following:

ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate

3 cr. chosen from: ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics, OR

ECO 3140 - Urban Economics

FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

RES 2340 - Contemp Topics in Real Estate

RES 3250 - Advanced Real Estate Modeling

Note:  The following courses may not double count for another major or minor. 

  • ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate
  • ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics
  • ECO 3140 - Urban Economics
  • FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

Example: If ACC 2410 is fulfilling REST major, then it will not be used to satisfy the ACC minor requirement.

Required Minor Courses - Up to Class of 2020

BL 2150 - Real Estate Princs Pracs

RES 3150 - Real Estate Investments

Plus one of the following:

ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate

ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics

ECO 3140 - Urban Economics

FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

RES 2340 - Contemp Topics in Real Estate

Required Minor Courses - Class of 2021 and Beyond

RES 2150 - Real Estate Fundamentals

RES 3150 - Real Estate Investments

Plus one of the following:

ACC 2410 - Accounting for Real Estate

BL 2150 - Real Estate Princs Pracs

ECO 3112 - Public Sector Economics

ECO 3140 - Urban Economics

FIN 2350 - Real Estate Capital Markets

RES 2340 - Contemp Topics in Real Estate

Students are required to take 15 credits of electives by taking 1.5 credit or 3 credit courses. Of these 15 credits, a minimum of 7.5 elective credits earn a specialization.

Required Classes (3 credits each)

MBA 8800 - Commercial Real Estate Invest.

MBA 8830 - Sustainable RE Dev. I & II

Plus one or more of the following (1.5 credits each):

MBA 8823 - RE Securities & Capital Mkts

MBA 8824 - Strateg. Real Estate Decisions

MBA 8829 - Contemp. Topics in Real Estate

Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate
Villanova School of Business
800 East Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 519-4476
vsb.realestate@villanova.edu

Shawn Howton, PhD
Faculty Director
shawn.howton@villanova.edu

Jessica Taylor
Director
jessica.taylor@villanova.edu

Benjamin Scheick
Associate Professor & Associate Department Chair
benjamin.scheick@villanova.edu

Charlie Davidson
Assistant Professor of the Practice
charles.davidson@villanova.edu

Carly Gulasarian
Program Administrator
carly.gulasarian@villanova.edu

Tony Ziccardi
Center Fellow
anthony.ziccardi@villanova.edu


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