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 Associate Degree
Academic Plan
Licensed Residential Appraiser (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3104
Total Credits Required
60–66
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Licensed Residential Appraiser program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

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 may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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 MA 3–5
REA270 Basic Appraisal Principles RC 2
Restricted Elective RE

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
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 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

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking ENG101 OR equivalent as indicated by assessment CR 3
REA272 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) RC 1
REA277 RC
REA278 RC
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

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
Restricted Electives RE
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 COM 3

Program Electives

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

A list of program electives for this pathway map
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 RE
CSM101 or
TQM101
or Quality Customer Service RE 3
TQM240 Project Management In Quality Organizations RE 3

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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=139370).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019