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AAS: Real Estate
Description
The Real Estate AAS Degree program gives students a broad base of knowledge and training in the real estate field. Graduates will be prepared to enter the real estate field in brokerage management, property management, appraisal, real estate sales, real estate finance, real estate investment, home inspection, title insurance, and/or escrow. As the students progress toward their degree, they will also acquire certificates in the real estate specialities of their choice. Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of real estate law and economics affecting the Puget Sound region
  • Perform valuations of residential and investment properties
  • Use technology to support real estate related research, analysis, reporting, and marketing activities
  • Practice according to the ethical and legal standards of the real estate and real estate appraisal industries
  • Participate in on-going learning activities that contribute to personal and professional growth, and the improvement of the real estate and real estate appraisal industries
  • Communicate effectively in a real estate environment
  • Interact effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Develop and nurture a professional real estate network
Learning Outcomes
  1.  Be able to communicate effectively in Real Estate environment
  2.  Interact effectively with co-workers and the public
  3.  Develop and nurture a professional Real Estate network
  4. Use technology to support Real Estate related research, analysis, reporting, and marketing activities
  5. Practice according to the ethical and legal standards of the Real Estate industry
  6.  Participate in on-going learning activities that contribute to personal and professional growth and the improvement of the Real Estate industry
  7. Perform effectively in any of the Real Estate positions identified in the “roles”
Curriculum
Course Number Course Title Credits
ACCT215 Accounting for Small Business Owners 5
BUS140 Customer Relations 5
BUS236 Interpersonal Communication for the Workplace 5
eitherMATH&107
or MATH116
or RES125
Math in Society
Applications of Mathematics to Management, Life, and Social Sciences
Applications of Real Estate Math
5
5
2
RES100 Real Estate Fundamentals 5
RES101 Technology for Real Estate 5
RES106 Real Estate Fraud 1
RES110 Introduction to Commercial Real Estate 3
RES130 Green Real Estate 3
either RES140 
or RES290
Real Estate Sales Practice
Commercial Sales and Leasing
3
RES141 Land Use Principles and Practice 3
RES142 Inspecting the Condition of Real Estate 3
RES150 Residential Sales & Leasing Documentation 1.5
either RES165 
or RES166 
or RES260
Real Estate Loan Originator 
Real Estate Loan Processing 
Real Estate Finance — Commercial
3
4
2
RES170 Real Estate Law 3
RES175 Introduction to Title 3
RES177 Real Estate Taxes 1.5
RES180 Basic Appraisal Principles 3
RES190 Real Estate Escrow I 3
either RES201 
or RES202 
or RES203 
or RES204
Principles of Real Estate Management 
Multi-family Property Management 
Property Management — Commercial 
Community Association Management
3
RES210 Real Estate Investment 3
RES217 Real Estate Development & Sustainability 3
RES220 Real Estate Economics 3
RES235 Sales & Marketing 3
  Technical electives 13
  US Cultures or Global Studies elective 5
Total Credits -- Minimum
91.00
Total Credits -- Maximum
96.00
Sequence
Elective Groups

Technical Electives

Global Studies

The following courses are currently approved to fulfill the Global Studies requirement of the AAdegree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.    

US Cultures

The following courses are currently approved to fulfill US Cultures requirement of the AA degree. Please check with your advisor for recommendations and special conditions that may apply.    
Notes
This program of study is outlined by quarter, and courses should be taken in the indicated sequence. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimum. Individual student experience, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands all may affect the time it takes to finish this program. Also, in general, summer quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program. This program curriculum contains substantial and coherent general education and related instruction. General education provides the broad, non-specialized portion of the students' education that includes: Communication, Quantitative Reasoning, Human Relations, US Cultures or Global Studies. The general education requirements address this description of general education. Other program requirements outside of this discipline (e.g., English and math) represent related instruction in support of skills and knowledge necessary in this field of study. Advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement. Throughout this program of study the importance of a responsible and professional work ethic is stressed. Factors leading to such a work ethic are identified and discussed. Instruction is also provided in effective leadership and how it enhances the work environment. Input from this program's industrial advisory committee is essential to curriculum content pertaining to the work ethic and leadership as well as the technically oriented curriculum. Safety and industrial hygiene are included throughout the curriculum. Effective beginning: Winter 2009  Real Estate 275A / 52.1501
Degree Type
AAS