Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Real Estate

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Real Estate Sales II   (REE-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of real estate ownership and interest, the real estate market, deeds, contracts, liens, assessments, taxes, leases, and financing of real estate transactions. 
Real Estate Broker I   (REE-105)   3.00 s.h.  
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A survey of advanced real estate principles. Topics of discussion include special real estate terms; review of contracts and other property instruments; advanced real estate finance and mortgaging; and planning, zoning, and subdivision regulations. For those with NJ, NY and PA licenses, the College awards direct credit. Additional information can be obtained through the Office of the Registrar. 
The Architect as Developer   (ARH-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course examines potential conflicts between aesthetics and bottom line business decisions. The students learn the language and basic financial concepts required by Real Estate developers, stressing contemporary Real Estate issues and techniques for analyzing the marketplace. Also learn to evaluate development opportunities and are required to prepare a complete proposal for financing for a hypothetical development project in which they are the Developer and the Architect. 
Real Estate   (LES-231)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Transfer and Ownership - Topics covered in this course are: overview of real property deeds; liens and other encumbrances on real property; contracts for sale or purchase of real estate; financial instruments; search, examination, and title insurance; title closing; landlord and tenant relationships; surveys; mortgages and financing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the creation and recording of real property deeds
  • Identify liens and other encumbrances on real property
  • Describe contracts for sale or purchase of real property
  • Identify financial instruments for the purchase of real property
  • Identify Title Insurance and its value
  • List the steps for closing real estate sale and purchase
  • List landlord and tenant relationships
  • Describe the steps of real estate survey
  • List and define the various types of mortgages and financing.

 
Real Estate Broker II   (REE-106)   3.00 s.h.  
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A continuation of survey of advanced real estate principles concentrating on cooperation and condominium tax appeals, appraisal, property management, landlord-tenant relationships, the tax implications, real estate transactions, and closing procedures. 
Real Estate Management and Brokerage   (REE-107)   3.00 s.h.  
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Organization and conduct of real estate brokerage; social, economic, legal, and ethical responsibilities of real estate brokers and managers. 
Real Estate Finance II   (REE-303)   3.00 s.h.  
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Income Property Valuation/Investment. Real Estate Income properly cash flow statements and valuation; investment analysis and decisions; operation of trusts; syndications; partnerships and corporations as a basis for real estate investment; selection and evaluation of real property investment portfolios. 
Real Estate Principles/Practices I   (REE-103)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the complex nature of land ownership, methods of holding title and types of estates as well as a detailed understanding of the option, binder, contract, deed, mortgage and a variety of other instruments. The student should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of real property taxes and assessments, title search, title insurance and closing statements.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Compute land perimeters and area (acreage).
  • Define and explain the differences among the types of real estate titles held including, but not limited to, single ownership, ownership in severalty, ownership in common, and joint ownership.
  • Identify the steps in determining the value of real property, such as researching comparable and zoning designation.
  • Describe the process undertaken by public bodies when establishing taxation.
  • Describe real estate contracts, including option contracts, as well as binders.
  • Calculate real estate taxes.
  • Describe the essential steps involved in the legal transfer of real property--that is, closing--addressing closing costs and related ethical considerations:
    • List the specific practices that must be followed in title searches and closing exercises.
    • Calculate the amounts of the real estate agents commission, closing costs, and selling and buying costs to both buyer and seller.
    • List the essential parts of the code of ethical practice mandated in all real estate transactions.
    • Describe the procedure for recording the deed.

     
    Analyze Real Estate   (REE-320)   3.00 s.h.  
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    Course Description
    Major topics covered in the course are basic tools to conduct financial analysis, trend analysis, funds flow and cash flow analysis, cash forecasting, and working capital analysis. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to create statement spreadsheets; calculate and interpret ratios; interpret balance sheets, income statements, net worth reconciliations, funds flow and cash flow statements, and cash forecasts; produce credit decisions and recommendations; prepare funds flow and cash flow statements; and compare a firm's statements with industry averages.

    Learning Outcomes
    Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

    • Describe and integrate the unique nature of the real estate asset under consideration in their analysis.
    • Discuss the specifics of depreciation and taxation, again unique to the real estate asset under consideration.
    • Discuss and describe the separate potential income streams unique to the real asset under consideration.
    • Discuss and describe the risks again specific to real estate asset under consideration in light of the financial crisis of 2008.

     
    Advanced Concepts in Paralegal Studies: Business and Finance   (LES-301)   3.00 s.h.  
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    Advanced Concept in Paralegal Studies: Business & Finance Formation, operation, sale, and dissolution of businesses, going public; leveraged buyouts, securities; U.C.C.; and trusts and estates are reviewed in detail with documentation employed by law firms and legal departments. The student is trained to function in major areas of business and financial law. In addition, students continue their study of litigation and real estate. 
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