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RELE 1105 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides instruction on current provisions of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Students are required to complete this course prior to license/certification renewal. [blank] (1 Lec.)


RELE 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Special Topics in Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


RELE 1200 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Contract Forms and Addenda
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Promulgated Contract Forms, which shall include but is not limited to unauthorized practice of law, broker-lawyer committee, current promulgated forms, commission rules governing use forms and case studies involving use of forms. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of licensing as a real estate broker and salesperson, ethics of practice, titles to and conveyancing of real estate, legal descriptions, law of agency, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, contracts, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Also includes federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. This course must be taken concurrently with RELE 2209. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1301. The student may register for either RELE 1201 or RELE 1301 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1211 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Law of Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, statute of frauds, specific performance and remedies for breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission rules relating to use of adopted forms, and owner disclosure requirements. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Special Topics in Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current event, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


RELE 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Contract Forms and Addenda
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Promulgated Contract Forms, shall include but is not limited to unauthorized practice of law, broker-lawyer committee, current promulgated and approved forms, commission rules governing use forms and case studies involving use of forms. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Principles of Real Estate I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a real estate broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60 hours of required instruction for salesperson license. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1201. The student may register for either RELE 1301 or RELE 1201 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Appraisal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the central purposes and functions of an appraisal, social, and economic determinant of value, appraisal case studies, cost, market data and income approaches to value estimates, final correlations, and reporting. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Investments
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Financing, evaluation, and management of real estate investment. Emphasis on real estate investment characteristics, techniques of investment analysis, time-valued money, discounted investment criteria, leverage, and applications to property tax implications of owning real estate. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Provides a study of legal concepts of real estate, land description, real property rights, estates in land, contracts, conveyances, encumbrances, foreclosures, recording procedures, and evidence of title. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Law of Contracts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, statute of frauds, specific performance and remedies for breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission rules relating to use of adopted forms, and owner disclosure requirements. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Property Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the role of the property manager, landlord policies, operational guidelines, leases, lease negotiations, tenant relations, maintenance reports, habitability laws, and the Fair Housing Act. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Finance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of monetary systems, primary and secondary money markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal government programs, loan applications, processes and procedures, closing costs, alternative financial instruments, equal credit opportunity laws affecting mortgage lending, and the state housing agency. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Marketing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of real estate professionalism and ethics; characteristics of successful salespersons; time management; psychology of marketing; listing procedures; advertising; negotiating and closing financing; and the deceptive trade practice act, consumer protection act, and commercial code. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Computer Application
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the availability of technology, especially software, and its ability to help a real estate agent become more productive. Includes data base mapping interest and software application. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Loan Origination and Quality Control
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the mortgage loan application process. Topics include regulatory compliance and documentation; real estate contracts; the mortgage application process, interview techniques; credit, income and property qualification, quality controls and procedures. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Mathematics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum TSI test scores or DMAT 0091 or DMAT 0097.
Course Description: Basic arithmetic skills. Includes mathematical logic, percentages, interest, time value of money, depreciation, amortization, proration, and estimation of closing statements. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Environmental Issues
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of environmental issues affecting the real estate industry including hazardous substances, underground storage tanks, and wetlands. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1338 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Principles of Real Estate II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing, discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60 hours of required instruction for salesperson license. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at NLC

Special Topics In Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


RELE 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Real Estate Principles
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of licensing as a broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens, distinctions between personal and real property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at least three hours of classroom instruction on federal, state, and local laws relating to housing discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and community reinvestment. Fulfills the 60-hour requirement for salesperson license. (4 Lec.)


RELE 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Law of Agency
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of law of agency including principal-agent and master-servant relationships, the authority of an agent, the termination of an agent's authority, the fiduciary and other duties of an agent, employment law, deceptive trade practices, listing or buying procedures, and the disclosure of an agency. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Real Estate Inspections
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the different types of building systems and materials used in the design and construction of real property. Covers residential construction and commercial building systems and materials. Includes different structural building systems with emphasis on wood-related products, concrete and concrete masonry, brick, stone and steel units. The Texas Real Estate Commission Promulgated Property Condition Addendum will be addressed along with inspector and client agreements, tools and procedures, and electro-mechanical systems. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Real Estate Brokerage
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of law of agency, planning and organization, operational policies and procedures, recruiting, selection and training of personnel, records and control, and real estate firm analysis and expansion criteria. (3 Lec.)


RELE 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


RELE 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Internship - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (9 Ext.)


RELE 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC

Internship - Real Estate
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. (9 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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