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Course Number: RELE 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1200 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1300. The student may register for either RELE 1200 or RELE 1300 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


Course Number: RELE 1211 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1311. The student may register for either RELE 1211 or RELE 1311 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)


Course Number: RELE 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1200. The student may register for either RELE 1300 or RELE 1200 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: RELE 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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. This course is cross-listed as RELE 1211. The student may register for either RELE 1311 or RELE 1211 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: RELE 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1323 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1338 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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.)


Course Number: RELE 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: 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.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.