Western Kentucky University

Real Estate Associate Degree

Real Estate Program

 The Real Estate Program offers several options which prepare students for increasing levels of responsibility and career choices within the field of real estate.

Real Estate Licensure Examination

By taking only two courses, you are prepared to sit for the Real Estate Sales Licensure Examination. After passing this examination, you will be licensed to sell real estate. Courses required:

  •  RE 170C - Essentials of Real Estate - 3 hours
  • RE 273C - Real Estate Law- 3 hours

Certificate in Real Estate

Building upon these first two courses, the student may continue studies in real estate by taking an additional seven courses (21 college credit hours) and earn a Certificate in Real Estate from Western Kentucky University. These additional courses provide the student with knowledge of real estate brokerage operations, real estate investments analysis and management. Experience in real estate when combined with this Certificate does prepare the student to qualify for licensing as a Real Estate Broker.

Certificate in Real Estate

  •  RE 170C - Essentials in Real Estate - 3 hours
  • RE 171C - Real Estate Brokerage Operations - 3 hours
  • RE 172C - Real Estate Marketing - 3 hours
  • RE 272C - Real Estate Finance - 3 hours
  • RE 273C -  Real Estate Law - 3 hours
  • RE 274C - Real Estate Appraisals - 3 hours
  • RE 275C - Property Management - 3 hours
  • RE 276C - Real Estate Investment Analysis & Management - 3 hours
  • RE 280C or RE 281C - Advanced Real Estate Appraisals or
    Land Development Process - 3 hours

Real Estate Associate Degree

As a third option, students may choose to complete the coursework required to achieve the Associates Degree in Business: Real Estate Concentration. In completing this program, the student will gain knowledge of accounting principles, marketing skills, supervisory management, computer systems, and communications skills.

The Business: Real Estate Degree requires the following courses in addition to the core courses and general education courses required of all Business Degree Students:

  • RE 170C Essentials of Real Estate
  • RE 171C Real Estate Brokerage Operations
  • RE 272C Real Estate Finance
  • RE 273C Real Estate Law
  • RE 274C Real Estate Appraisals
  • RE Elective
  • Business Elective (Real Estate Internship is also strongly recommended)

Associates Degree in . . . Business: Real Estate

Real Estate Courses

  • RE 170C - Essentials in Real Estate - 3 hours
  • RE 171C - Real Estate Brokerage Operations - 3 hours
  • RE 272C - Real Estate Finance - 3 hours
  • RE 273C - Real Estate Law - 3 hours
  • RE 274C - Real Estate Appraisals - 3 hours
  • Real Estate/Business Elective - 3 hours

Subtotal 18 hours

Business Core Courses
  • ACC 200C - Accounting - Financial - 3 hours
  • ACC 201C - Accounting - Managerial - 3 hours
  • CSCI 145C - Introduction to Computing - 3 hours
  • BUS 100C - Introduction to Business - 3 hours
  • FINC 161C - Personal Finance - 3 hours
  • BUS 210C - Organization and Management - 3 hours
  • BUS 212C - Principles of Marketing - 3 hours
  • BUS 253C - Business Seminar - 3 hours

Subtotal 24 hours

 General Education Requirements

Category A

  • ENGL 100C - Intro to College Writing - 3 hours
  • COMN 161C - Business and Professional Speaking - 3 hours

Category B Elective - 3 hours

Category C

  • ECO 202C - Micro Economics - 3 hours
  • ECO 203C - Macro Economics - 3 hours

Category D

  • Math 116C - College Algebra - 3 hours

General Education Subtotal 18 hours

Total Hours in the Program 60 hours

 

 

 

 

 

Adivisor for the Real Estate Degree

Mark Staynings.

Mark Staynings
Program Director of the Real Estate Program
Email Mark Staynings
270.780.2555
TPH 221

 

 Last Modified 11/7/13