Associate in Applied Science in Licensed Residential Appraiser Certified Residential Appraiser

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Licensed Residential Appraiser (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3104
Total Credits Required
60–66

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $49,390
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
14-16
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
RC 3
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area FYC 3
Mathematics Any approved General Education course in the Mathematics area Mathematics 3–5
REA270 Basic Appraisal Principles RC 2
Restricted Elective RE 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
16-17
ECN211 or
ECN212
Macroeconomic Principles or
Microeconomic Principles
SB 3
REA271 Basic Appraisal Procedures RC 2
(PSY230 and
PSY231)
or
GBS219 or
GBS221
(Introduction to Statistics and
Laboratory for Statistics)
or
Statistics for Real Estate Appraisers or
Business Statistics
RC 3–4
REA273 Residential Market Analysis Highest And Best Use RC 1
REA274 Residential Appraiser Site Valuation And Cost Approach RC 1
REA275 Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches RC 2
REA276AA Residential Report Writing And Case Studies I RC 1
First-Year Composition Any approved General Education course in the First-Year Composition area FYC 3

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking ENG101 OR equivalent as indicated by assessment Critical Rdg 3
REA272 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) RC 1
REA277 Statistics, Modeling and Finance RC 1
REA278 Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies RC 1
REA281 Principles Of Real Estate Law RC 3
REA282 Real Estate Finance RC 3
Humanities & Fine Arts Any approved General Education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area HU 3

Term 4

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15-18
Restricted Electives RE 8–11
Natural Sciences Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences area NS 4
Oral Communication Any approved General Education course in the Oral Communications area Oral Comm 3

Program Electives

Select from the following courses to meet the 9-12 credits of Restricted Electives requirement

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
OAS108 Business English RE 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business RE 3
MGT251 Human Relations in Business RE 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing RE 3
REA179 Real Estate Principles I RE 3
REA180 Real Estate Principles II RE 3
REA285 Real Estate Selling RE 3
REA288 Real Estate Investment Strategy RE 3
CSM101 or
TQM101
Quality Customer Service or
Quality Customer Service
RE 3
TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations RE 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Licensed Residential Appraiser (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=119161).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.