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Real Estate for Residential Properties

The goal of Real Estate at Virginia Tech's highly ranked academic program is to provide students with broad knowledge from the initial idea of a real estate asset through the life cycle of the asset. No matter where one works in the industry, this industry knowledge is essential as real estate professionals work with peers from all aspects of the industry during their careers.

The Residential major requires 120 credit hours to earn a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate. It is expected that students study about 6 hours outside of class for every 3 credit courses. These credit hours are comprised of real estate core classes and pathway or general education classes.

This major prepares students for careers in residential real estate sales, development, investment, community planning, and other residential real estate professions.

Students choose a minor in Entrepreneurship, Housing and Society, Professional Sales, Property Management, Residential Environments, or Smart and Sustainable Cities, adding specialization to their education. 

Students graduate with a B.S. in Real Estate degree, Real Estate for Residential Properties major.

Learn more about the major's classes on our students page.