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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Real Estate (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Business and Public Services

RES 1101, 1201, 1301, and 1401 are pre-license courses. These courses meet the educational requirement for taking the Real Estate Salesperson's License exam. The Ohio Real Estate Commission states that a specific number of seat hours must be met for each pre-license class. Students are required to attend the full duration of all classes in order to meet the minimum requirement. If a student misses any class time, it may not be made up outside of the established class times for each term. The seat time is part of the requirements for this class. If you do not satisfy the seat time requirements, you will be given an F for the course. An incomplete will not be awarded.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: This course develops skills in areas encompassed in the real estate industry, including the market, investment, brokerage, contractual and property rights, as they affect both the investor and the purchaser. Agency law, fair housing and environmental issues as they concern the field will also be explored. This course is part of Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program. Successful completion of the courses in Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program meets the educational requirement for you to sit for the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson Examination only (further state requirements must also be satisfied). Sinclair’s pre-licensure program is not intended to meet requirements for license examination in any other state.

Notes: Pre-license class

Description: Explanation of the legal phases of a realty transaction. Examination of types of estates in land, co-ownership, mortgages, Ohio license law, landlord/ tenant law and legal factors in financing. This course is part of Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program. Successful completion of the courses in Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program meets the educational requirement for you to sit for the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson Examination only (further state requirements must also be satisfied). Sinclair’s pre-licensure program is not intended to meet requirements for license examination in any other state.

Notes: Pre-license class

Description: Exploration of the institutions, methods, instruments and procedures involved in the financing of real estate, mortgage market and effects of government monetary/ fiscal policy, the requirements for loan application, loan closing process, and defaults and foreclosures. This course is part of Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program. Successful completion of the courses in Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program meets the educational requirement for you to sit for the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson Examination only (further state requirements must also be satisfied). Sinclair’s pre-licensure program is not intended to meet requirements for license examination in any other state.

Notes: Pre-license class

Description: Methodology of neighborhood, sites and building analysis, three basic techniques of appraising and the theory underlying these techniques. This course is part of Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program. Successful completion of the courses in Sinclair’s Ohio Real Estate Sales Associate pre-licensure program meets the educational requirement for you to sit for the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson Examination only (further state requirements must also be satisfied). Sinclair’s pre-licensure program is not intended to meet requirements for license examination in any other state.

Notes: Pre-license class

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description:

An analytical approach to investment in real estate. Analysis and financing is emphasized. The use of leverage, tax considerations, appraisal, internal rate of return, acquisitions and exchanges. Case studies are used to provide examples of investment analysis techniques. Completion of MAT 1120 is strongly encouraged prior to attempting this course.

Notes: Spring Only

Description:

Management of residential, business, and commercial properties. Topics presented are real estate taxes, public relations, utilities, sustainability, taxes, leasing, accounting and insurance.

Notes: Spring Only

Description: The American legal system as it relates to business transactions, including the judicial system and sources of law, legal procedures, torts, business ethics and social responsibility, contracts, property, employment law, agency, partnerships and corporations.

Description:

Mathematics of finance, mathematics of trade, payroll, taxes, insurance, elementary statistics. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Math elective. Choose MAT 1120 or any Ohio Transfer 36 math elective. View Ohio Transfer 36 math electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or DEV 0054 or Other (satisfactory score on Sinclair Community College English placement test)

Description: A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: An introduction to preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

Description: Overview of philosophical and ethical dimensions of the environmental crisis, such as environmental politics, animal rights and nonwestern views.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

Description: Digital marketing is a broad and growing field encompassing any form of marketing that utilizes technology to deliver a message. Students in this course study some of the most popular tactics used by successful businesses today to promote their brand and reach their customers. This information is applied in hands-on activities that expose students to real-world business situations, including developing a digital marketing campaign for a brand.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ACC 1220, CAT 1161,ENT 2140, MAN 2140, MRK 2135, or MRK 2225.

Description: The study of state and local governments (with emphasis on Ohio), organizational structures of state and local governments, state constitutions, county and city charters, state and local government powers and programs, financing, and taxation, and trends in government programs are all documented and analyzed.

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Examine how recorded documents affect real estate, terms used in abstracting, and the function of public offices in the process. Additionally, demonstrate procedures in real estate abstracting for title search examination from public records indexes to determine ownership, outstanding interests and rights in interest.

Notes: Fall Only

Description:

Students will earn credits towards a degree requirement for work learning experience. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term.

Prerequisites: RES 1101 and RES 1201 and RES 1301 and RES 1401 and RES 1402 and RES 1302 and RES 1102 and Approval of Department

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ACC 1220, CAT 1161,ENT 2140, MAN 2140, MRK 2135, or MRK 2225.

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.