Green Real Estate Minor


The green real estate minor will include the basic fundamentals of real estate (a class which is accredited by the New Hampshire Real Estate Commission). Students will learn about local and regional planning, environmental economics and market forces, and environmental issues as they pertain to real estate. In addition to this, students may choose complementary classes, such architecture, surveying, land design, soils, wetland delineation, law, etc.


Students must complete 18-20 credits totaling five courses, get C- or better in each course, and maintain a 2.0 average or better.

Required Courses

CEP 672        Fundamentals of Real Estate
CEP 673        Green Real Estate
CEP 508         Applied Community Development

Select two from ONE of the following groups:

Green Design and Building (ideal for future architects and builders)

AM 275                 Building Science/Residential Construction
ARTS 455             Introduction to Architecture
CHE 410               Energy and Environment
CIE 444                 Housing, Everyone Needs a Place to Live
CT 240                  Legal Aspects of Surveying
CT 247                  Construction Contracting
CT 281                  Architecture I: History and Design
CT 423                  Introduction to Surveying and Mapping
CT 437                  Land Design and Regulations

Land Conservation (ideal for future conservation commission members, planners, and environmental advocates in general)

EREC 606             Land Economics Perspectives: Uses, Policies, and Taxes
NR 716                  Wetland Delineation (summer offering only)
NR 735                  Land Conservation Principles and Practices
NR 785                  Systems Thinking for Sustainable Living

Finance and Law (ideal for future green mortgage lenders and social choice investment portfolio managers).

*NOTE: Business majors only.

ACFI 701              Financial Policy
ACFI 702              Investments Analysis
MGT 798              Topics   

Questions? Contact:

Kelly L. Cullen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
James Hall, Room 262
Durham, NH 03824

Wendy F. Rose

Administrative Manager II
James Hall 114B
Durham, NH 03824
(603) 862-3933