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Management - Real Estate Broker Option

Management - Real Estate Broker Option

This program is available at the Beavercreek, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations. The Real Estate courses are available online and traditionally during the evening. Other courses are available during the day and the evening in Springfield, at the Greene Center, and online. Each semester offers an 8-week A term, B term, 16- week C term with a 10-week D term offered during the summer. Students should consult with an advisor for the recommended sequencing of courses.

The Real estate broker option at Clark State prepares students to fulfill the requirements to sit for the Ohio Broker Examination. This option has the following requirements:

  • Ohio Real Estate Law (40 hours)
  • Ohio Real Estate Principles & Practices (40 hours)
  • Real Estate Appraisal (20 hours)
  • Real Estate Finance (20 hours)
  • A Financial Management course
  • A Human Resources or Personnel Management course
  • An Applied Business Economics course
  • A Business Law course
  • A minimum of two years of post-secondary education, or equivalent hours of (60) sixty semester or (90) ninety quarter hours. Courses #5 – 8 may be included in your post-secondary education.

To sit for the Ohio Real Estate Broker's License, an applicant must also have the following experience:  Experience Requirements - 20 transactions

The Division calculates the transactions to ensure the applicant meets a total of twenty by using the following formulas:

  • Listing agent in the sale of property owned by another = ½ transaction
  • Selling agent in the sale of property owned by another = ½ transaction
  • Listing agent in the lease of commercial or industrial real estate owned by another for a term of at least one year = ½ transaction
  • Procuring agent in the lease of commercial or industrial real estate owned by another for a term of at least one year = ½ transaction
  • Listing and /or procuring agent in the lease of four residential real estate properties owned by another for a term of at least one-year = 1 transaction

Embedded Certificate
This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Business degree in Real Estate Broker Program, a graduate will be able to do the following:

  • Apply basic business and management concepts, skills, and tools.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of social responsibility trends, ethical issues, and legal considerations
  • Analyze quantitative data.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of global business trends.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in management and the four areas of Real Estate including principles, law, apraisal, and finance.
  • Demonstrate effective use of communication and human relations knowledge and skills.
Course Title Credits
RES 1100 Real Estate Principles 3
RES 1200 Real Estate Law 3
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting ^ 4
ENG 1111 English I 3
FYE 1101 College Success 1
RES 1300 Real Estate Appraisal 2
RES 1400 Real Estate Finance 2
ECO 2210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 1112 English II ***  
or ENG 2211 Business Communication *** 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications ^* 3
MTH 1060 Business Mathematics ^ 3
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 1120 Principles of Management ^ 3
MKT 2000 Marketing Management 3
-- Arts/Humanities (GA)** 3
HRM 1725 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 2270 Business Finance 3
MGT 2600 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 2800 Business Strategy/Policy Seminar (Capstone) 3
STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I ***  
or MGT 2450 Data Analytics *** 3
-- Co-Op or Technical Elective **** 3
  Total credit hours 60
^Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit Available.

*Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0700 before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0710 before taking a computer class.

**Must be a global awareness (GA) course and come from arts/humanities courses identified in the Catalog.

***Students who plan on transferring courses for advanced degree work should verify the best/appropriate course selection based on the receiving institution's degree requirements.

**** Technical electives must total appropriate number of hours assigned. They can come from any combination of courses not already prescribed that use the following course codes: HRM, INS, LSC, MGT, MKT, ACC, CSD, CSE, EBE (except EBE 1100), ITS (except ITS 0700, ITS 0710, ITS 1105), NTK, OAD, and RES.

The program schedule below is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisors for help in planning their schedules.

A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog. Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory requirements.

Academic Preparation

Students with significant business experience, where expertise equals or exceeds the outcomes of a particular course(s), are offered two options for earning experiential credit. Proficiency exams are available for selected courses. Other courses may allow a student to potentially earn credit through a portfolio presentation.

Transfer Information

Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Business degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor’s degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor’s completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the ransfer section of the catalog for more information.

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Michael Lander, MS Assistant Professor, Economics