Summary: This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of these
options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible career path.
Description of Housing
The Housing major gives students expertise in various aspects of housing including needs assessment; financing; federal, state, and
local housing programs; housing policy; housing theory; household technology; property management; and real estate. The major
helps students gain a comprehensive understanding of housing as a product, an environment, a service, and a process for sheltering a
diverse and changing population adequately, accessibly, and affordably. Students may choose an emphasis in Residential Property
Management, which prepares students to work with diverse groups as they manage real estate. Coursework delves into such topics as
mortgages, financing, governmental policies dealing with housing, and social issues related to the field, and also includes sales
(leasing), accounting, development, human resources, technology services, training, and management.
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O*NET http://online.onetcenter.org (click on Find Occupations)
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco (type in general term for career of interest)
Alberta Occupational Profiles http://www.alis.gov.ab.ca/occinfo/frameset.asp (click on Occupational Title Search)
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Possible Job Titles of Housing Graduates
Commercial Real Estate Broker
Community Development Administrator
Consumer Loan Officer