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Real Estate
Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Business
West Allis Campus
Program Code: 10-194-1

For Information:
414-456-5500

Overview — MATC's Real Estate associate degree program prepares you for a wide range of careers in the real estate field. The program is designed to familiarize you with numerous job opportunities, including sales and brokerage, appraisal, property management, mortgage lending, investment, tax assessing, community building inspection, home inspection and others. The program includes broad training in the major areas of real estate, which can lead to sales and broker licenses, an appraisal license/certificate, or to one of several designations in property management.


The Real Estate program is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. Salesperson's preparation courses (RLEST-180 and RLEST-182) and broker's preparation courses (RLEST-183) are offered to meet minimum educational requirements to qualify for the state licensing exams.

Career Outlook — Current and future job opportunities in real estate are numerous. Real estate is a major component of our economy, including both the residential and commercial venues. Because of this, there is always demand for capable, well-trained real estate specialists as employees of established real estate companies or as self-employed real estate practitioners.


Program Learning Outcomes — Employers expect program graduates to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of real estate law
  • Calculate and communicate the financial aspects of a real estate transaction
  • Process forms accurately and quickly
  • Understand the fundamentals of construction
  • Demonstrate sound interactive communication skills
  • Apply effective sales competencies
  • Display a sound understanding of the concepts of real estate value


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

Good people skills, the ability to work well with numbers and effective communication skills are important. You also should be willing and able to work evenings and weekends.

 

Possible Careers:
Appraisal
Building Inspection
Brokerage Investment
Property Management
Sales

Related Programs:
Business Management
Marketing Management
Supervisory Management - Accelerated

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Curriculum effective 2013-14.

TECHNICAL STUDIES 

Credits

 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

 

 

(1)

 

COMPSW-106

Introduction to MS Office

3

 

(1)

 

RLEST-180

Principles of Real Estate

3

 

(1)

 

RLEST-182

Real Estate Law

3

 

(1)


RLEST-189

Introduction to Home Inspection

3


(2)

 

ACCTG-110

Financial Accounting

3

 







Select one of the following emphasis groups:

Building and Home Inspection emphasis

(3)


RLEST-175

Technical Writing for Home Inspectors

3


(3)


RLEST-191

Residential Plumbing for Inspectors ‡

3


(3)


RLEST-192

UDC: Construction for Inspectors

3


(3)


RLEST-193

Residential Electrical for Inspectors ‡

3


(4)


RLEST-194

UDC: HVAC for Inspectors ‡

3


(4)

 

RLEST-197

Commercial Building Code for Inspectors

3

 

Real Estate Sales and Broker emphasis

(3)


RLEST-181

Principles of Commercial Real Estate ‡

3


(3)


RLEST-183

Real Estate Broker Preparation

3


(3)


RLEST-187

Broker Management ‡

3


(3)


RLEST-184

Real Estate Mortgage Processing

3


(4)


RLEST-185

Real Estate Investment Principles

3


(4)


RLEST-188

Listing, Selling and Sales Tools

3


GENERAL STUDIES

 

 



ECON-195

Economics

3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series ECON course

 

 


 


ENG-151


Communication Skills 1 ‡


3

 


 

and ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 


OR ENG-201 and any 200-series ENG or SPEECH course

 

 


 


MATH-123


Math With Business Applications ‡


3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series MATH course

 

 


 


NATSCI-167


Science of Technology


3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series NATSCI course

 

 


 


PSYCH-199


Psychology of Human Relations


3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series PSYCH course

 

 


 


SOCSCI-197


Contemporary American Society


3

 

 

 


OR Any 200-series SOCSCI or HIST course

 

 

 

 


ELECTIVES


Suggested Electives: Nine credits needed 

     
     9

 

 

    RLEST-174 Technical Writing for Real Estate Sales Professionals
   
    RLEST-186 Real Estate Sales Tools
   
    RLEST-190 Introduction to Property Management
   
    RLEST-199 Real Estate Broker Internship
   
    BADM-134 Business Organization and Management
   
    MGTDEV-191 Supervision
   
    MKTG-102 Marketing Principles
   
    INDSGN-100 Introduction to Interior Design
   
    INDSGN-102 Basic Architectural Drawing
   
           

 TOTAL CREDITS: 63 

Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

For course descriptions, class times and locations, visit INFOnline.

 

Page updated April 2013.