Licensed Residential Appraiser
Academic Plan Type
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Licensed Residential Appraiser program prepares students for the appraisal of residential land and real property. Licensed Real Property Appraisal students will be prepared for the Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB)-approved Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser examination or its equivalent. Upon completion students will have completed the necessary education requirements designated by the Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB) and Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) for prelicensing education. The Licensed Residential Appraiser may appraise non-complex 1-4 residential units having a transaction value less than $1,000,000 and complex 1-4 residential units having a transaction value less than $250,000. This classification does not include the appraisal of subdivisions.
What You’ll Learn
This degree will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Explain the nature, importance, and purposes of residential real estate appraisal.
- Collect, analyze, and interpret data in preparation for completing a URAR form.
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse audience.
- Employ ethical practices and standards according to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
- Demonstrate a proficiency in all three approaches to value: Cost approach, income approach, and data approach.
- Write a form appraisal report using all the three approaches to value, site analysis, economic analysis, and reconciliation.
- Describe both social and economic determinant of value.
- Examine case studies related to the appraisal process.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems||3|
|MKT271||Principles of Marketing||3|
|PSY230||Introduction to Statistics||3|
|PSY231||Laboratory for Statistics||1|
|REA270||Basic Appraisal Principles||2|
|REA271||Basic Appraisal Procedures||2|
|REA272||Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)||1|
|REA273||Residential Market Analysis Highest and Best Use||1|
|REA274||Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach||1|
|REA275||Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches||2|
|REA276AA||Residential Report Writing and Case Studies I||1|
|REA281||Principles of Real Estate Law||3|
|REA282||Real Estate Finance||3|
|REA150||Supervisory Appraiser/Appraiser Trainee||1|
|REA179||Real Estate Principles I||3|
|REA180||Real Estate Principles II||3|
|REA290AH||Real Estate Seminar: Contract Writing||0.5|
General Education Requirements
|General Education Requirement||Credits: 22-27|
|General Education Core||Credits: 12-17|
|First-Year Composition||Credits: 6|
|Any approved general education course from First Year Composition area.|
|Oral Communication||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Oral Communication area.|
|Critical Reading||Credits: 0-3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR|
|Equivalent as indicated by assessment.||0-3|
|Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area.|
|General Education Distribution||Credits: 10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||Credits: 3|
|Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences||Credits: 3|
|ECN211||Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR|
|ECN212||Microeconomic Principles (3)||3|
|Natural Sciences||Credits: 4|
|Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.|
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- 2020 Fall
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