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Minor in Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management

Program Overview

The Minor in Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management prepares students for careers focused on hospitality real estate including acquisition, appraisal, asset management, brokerage, consulting, development, investment analysis, market analysis, and mortgage lending.

The minor, which is administered by The School of Hospitality Business, is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department or school and college that administers the student’s degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree program.

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Admission

Students seeking admission must schedule an appointment with Jeff Yingling, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Academic Programs in The School of Hospitality Business, and complete an application for admission. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have completed ACC 201, EC 201, EC 202, and the university mathematics requirement. Students can apply at the time they have been formally accepted to a degree program.

General Admissons Standard:

  • MSU Cumulative GPA = 3.50

Application for Admission to Minor in Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management

Academic Requirements

All of the following courses (12 credits):

Courses Title Cr
HB 311 Hospitality Finance 3
HB 382 Hospitality Business Real Estate Investment Management 3
HB 473 Hospitality Business Analytics 3
HB 482 Advanced Hospitality Finance 3

One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):

Courses Title Cr
CMP 325 Real Estate Principles and Construction Finance 4
EC 330 Money, Banking, and Financial Markets 3
HB 358 Hospitality Business Ownership 3
HB 437 Hospitality Revenue Management 3
UP 400 Special Topics in Urban Planning – Real Estate Finance 3
UP 458 Housing and Real Estate Development 3

Four credits from the following course (4 credits):

Courses Title Cr
HB 492 Hospitality Business Real Estate Professional Skills Workshop 1-4

Internship Requirement

To earn the minor, students must complete 400 hours of work experience through an internship over a period of at least 10 weeks. Students should complete HB 311, HB 382, and HB 492 workshops prior to seeking the internship to ensure competency for placement. The internship must have prior approval from the Director of the Hospitality Business Student and Industry Resource Center.

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