Course Code: BUSN120 Course ID: 2882 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course provides an introduction to real estate as a business and profession. Students will have the opportunity to discuss and review terminology, concepts and best practices for the real estate industry. Topics will include the real estate market, property rights, deeds and leases, contracts, the closing process, urban economics, brokerage, appraisal, land uses, and insurance.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives:
1. Define real estate principles, concepts, and best practices.
2. Identifythe language, principles, and laws which govern the real estate industry.
3. Distinguish legal analysis, market analysis, real estate service industry, and financial analysis concepts.
4. Interpret real estate market trends and discuss urban and regional economics.
5. Distinguish between public and private restrictions on property ownership.
6. Compare and contrast residential and commercial land uses and development
|Discussion Forums||50.00 %|
|Introduction Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 1 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 2 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 3 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 4 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 5 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 6 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 7 Forum||5.56 %|
|Week 8 Forum||5.56 %|
|Assignment 1: Real Estate Closings Research Paper (Week 3)||25.00 %|
|Assignment 2: Real Estate Principles Final Research Paper (Week 6)||25.00 %|
This class relies solely on electronic resources which will be available through the classroom. All directions will be given to the students on where to acquire readings through the Lessons area of the classroom for each week.
|Book Title:||Real Estate Principles, 2nd ed. - e-book provided in the classroom|
|Publication Info:||Realty Publications|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.