Real Estate Certificate (REC)

Real Estate Certificate (REC)

The Real Estate certificate provides the knowledge and skills necessary to enter into 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 accounting, business, salesmanship, and mathematics. 

Courses completed for the certificate apply toward the Associate of Applied Business degree in Business Management or other business fields.

Real Estate courses are offered only in the evening.

For more information, please contact the Business Technologies Division at (513) 569-1620.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit our Admissions Page

Real Estate Certificate (REC)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
RE 100Real Estate Principles and Practices 303
RE 105Real Estate Law 303
RE 110Real Estate Appraisal and Finance 303
 
Semester 2  
ENG 101English Composition 1 303
MAT 111Business Mathematics 223
ACC 101Financial Accounting 223
Semester 3  
MKT 130Professional Selling 303
XXX XXX Technical Elective    3
XXX-XXX Social Science Elective  303
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective  303
Total Credits:  25430

Electives

Technical Elective
ACC 121Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 11
ACC 122Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 21
FIN 150Business Finance3
LAW 101Business Law3
MGT 105Human Resource Management3
MGT 120Entrepreneurship3
MKT 101Principles of Marketing3
MKT 250Digital Marketing and Social Media3
Social Science Elective
ECO 105Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO 110Principles of Macroeconomics3
CULT 110Social Issues in Technology3
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology3
SOC 105Introduction to Sociology3
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any Transfer Module course from ART, MUS, THE; or any course from COMM, CULT, LIT, PHI, REL; or ART 120 , or MUS 120

Courses

RE 100 Real Estate Principles and Practices
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on real estate economics required prior to taking the sales license exam. Topics include: principles of contracts, civil rights, ethics, financing, brokerage, appraisal, and Ohio real estate practices.
Prerequisites: None
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RE 105 Real Estate Law
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on Ohio Real Estate Law required prior to taking the sales license exam. Topics include: law of agency as applied to real estate; landlord/tenant law; estates; the sales contract; mortgages, deeds, and property; and financing, liens, and easements.
Prerequisites: None
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RE 110 Real Estate Appraisal and Finance
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and techniques related to residential real estate appraisal and finance, emphasizing Ohio real estate transactions. Topics include: finance instruments, loan processes and documentation, and appraisal methods. This course is required prior to taking the Ohio Real Estate Sales Licensing exam.
Prerequisites: None
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RE 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190
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RE 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 191
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RE 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 192
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RE 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 193
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RE 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 194
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RE 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Real Estate
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 195
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RE 198 First Year Special Topics in Real Estate
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Real Estate, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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RE 199 First Year Independent Project in Real Estate
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Real Estate that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Real Estate faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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RE 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Real Estate
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190
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RE 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Real Estate
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 291
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RE 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Real Estate
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: RE 292
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RE 298 Second Year Special Topics in Real Estate
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Real Estate, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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RE 299 Second Year Independent Project in Real Estate
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Real Estate that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Real Estate faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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Faculty

Program Chair/Advisor

Paula Kirch Smith, M.Ed., CHE
paula.kirchsmith@cincinnatistate.edu