Real Estate Certificate (REC)

Description

The Real Estate certificate provides knowledge and skills needed to enter the real estate field as a salesperson. The curriculum is approved by the State of Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate, and prepares students for the state licensure exam. Other courses provide basic skills in business, salesmanship, and mathematics.

Courses completed for the certificate apply to the associate's degree program in Business Management or other business fields.

Real Estate courses are offered in the evening, online, and in hybrid format (partly online and partly evening in-person).

Program Code

REC.CT1

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Sell residential and/or commercial properties
  • Perform management functions in real estate environments
  • Invest in residential and commercial real estate
  • Manage investment property
  • Assist certified appraiser

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Real Estate Salesperson

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Varied, may be commission sales

Employment Outlook

Good. Fortune and Money magazines rated Property Manager the #3 job for young workers, with median pay at $81,400. Real Estate Agent ranked #17 on the same list.

Curriculum

Effective 2019-2020 academic year

Real Estate Certificate (REC)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
RE 100 Real Estate Principles and Practices 3 0 3
RE 105 Real Estate Law 3 0 3
RE 110 Real Estate Appraisal and Finance 3 0 3
Semester 2      
ENG 101 English Composition 1 3 0 3
XXX XXX Mathematics Elective   3 0 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 1   3 0 3
Semester 3      
MKT 130 Professional Selling 3 0 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 2   3 0 3
XXX-XXX Social Science Elective   3 0 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective 3   3 0 3
Total Credits:   30 0 30

Electives

Technical Electives  
ACC 101 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 121 Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 1 1
ACC 122 Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 2 1
FIN 150 Business Finance ** 3
LAW 101 Business Law ** 3
MGT 105 Human Resource Management ** 3
MGT 120 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing * 3
MKT 250 Digital Marketing and Social Media 3
Mathematics Elective  
MAT 111 Business Mathematics 3
MAT 131 Statistics 1 3
MAT 151 College Algebra 4
Social Science Elective  
ECO 105 Principles of Microeconomics ** 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics ** 3
CULT 110 Social Issues in Technology 3
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology 3
*Requires ECO 105 Microeconomics  
** These electives can be applied to the education requirements for an Ohio Real Estate Broker's License  

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum

Contacts

Advisor
Colleen Meyer M.Ed., CIW-CI, CIW Associate, Microsoft Office Specialist
(513) 569-1656
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