Real Estate Certificate (REC)

Real Estate Certificate (REC)

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 in-person 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 the Admissions section of the College website.

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
XXX XXX Mathematics Elective  303
XXX XXX Technical Elective 1  303
Semester 3  
MKT 130Principles of Sales 303
XXX XXX Technical Elective 2  303
XXX-XXX Social Science Elective  303
XXX XXX Technical Elective 3  303
Total Credits:  30030

Electives

Technical Electives (9 credits required)
ACC 101Financial Accounting3
ACC 121Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 11
ACC 122Computerized Bookkeeping: QuickBooks 21
FIN 150Business Finance **3
LAW 101Business Law **3
MGT 105Human Resource Management **3
MGT 120Entrepreneurship3
MKT 101Principles of Marketing *3
MKT 250Digital Marketing and Social Media3
Mathematics Elective
MAT 105Quantitative Reasoning3
MAT 111Business Mathematics3
MAT 131Statistics 13
MAT 151College Algebra4
Social Science Elective
ECO 105Principles of Microeconomics **3
ECO 110Principles of Macroeconomics **3
CULT 110Social Issues in Technology3
PSY 110Introduction to Psychology3
SOC 105Introduction to Sociology3

Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number-- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

  • This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
  • The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

Courses

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

A course on real estate economics. Topics include: principles of contracts, civil rights, ethics, financing, brokerage, appraisal, and Ohio real estate practices. This course is required prior to taking the Ohio Real Estate Sales Licensing exam.
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. 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. This course is required prior to taking the Ohio Real Estate Sales Licensing exam.
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 (minimum grade C)
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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 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 (minimum grade C)
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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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Faculty

Advisor/Chair

Colleen Meyer, M.Ed., CIW-CI, CIW Associate, Microsoft Office Specialist
colleen.meyer@cincinnatistate.edu

Advisor

Megan Hatton, MS Ed
megan.hatton@cincinnatistate.edu