Associate in Applied Science in Certified Residential Appraiser

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Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Certified Residential Appraiser

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MCCCD Program Detail


Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Certified Residential Appraiser program prepare students for the appraisal of residential land and real property. Licensed Real Estate Appraisal students will be prepared for the National Uniform State Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser Examination or its equivalent. Upon completion students will have completed the necessary education requirements designated by the National Appraisal Qualification board.

Program Prerequisites


Required Courses Credits: 24-25

BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)3
GBS219Statistics for Real Estate Appraisers (3) OR
GBS221Business Statistics (3) OR
PSY230Introduction to Statistics (3) AND
PSY231Laboratory for Statistics (1)3-4
REA270Basic Appraisal Principles2
REA271Basic Appraisal Procedures2
REA272Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)1
REA273Residential Market Analysis Highest and Best Use1
REA274Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach1
REA275Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches2
REA276AAResidential Report Writing and Case Studies I1
REA277Statistics, Modeling and Finance1
REA278Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies1
REA281Principles of Real Estate Law3
REA282Real Estate Finance3

Restricted Electives

OAS108Business English3
GBS151Introduction to Business3
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3
REA179Real Estate Principles I3
REA180Real Estate Principles II3
REA285Real Estate Selling3
REA288Real Estate Investment Strategy3
CSM/TQM101Quality Customer Service3
TQM240Project Management in Quality Organizations2

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 22-27
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course from First Year Composition area6
Oral Communication Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area3
Critical Reading Credits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment0-3
Math Credits: 3-5
Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area3-5
Humanities, Arts and Design Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area3
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area4
Social-Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
ECN211Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR
ECN212Microeconomic Principles (3)3

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Major: 3104
First Term: 2014 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-66
CIPS code: 52.1501
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Marketing, Sales, and Service
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00