Real Estate (429B)

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Nature of Profession

Real estate professionals have a thorough knowledge of residential and commercial property in a given community. They must determine which properties will best fit their clients’ needs and budgets. A working knowledge of local zoning and tax laws as well as where to obtain financing for purchase is required in this field. Agents and brokers also act as a medium for price negotiations between buyer and seller.

Related Job Titles

Areas of employment include appraiser, broker, developer, inspector, investment consultant, residential planner and salesman.


First Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2251 Business Law I (The Legal Environment) 3
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
BADM 2204 Principles of Marketing 3
REST 1171 *Principles of Real Estate 3
REST 1173 *Real Estate Law 3

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
BADM 2252 Business Law II (The Formation & Regulation of Business) 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
REST 1174 Real Estate Math 3
REST 2271 *Real Estate Finance 2
REST 2272 *Real Estate Appraisal 2

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ECON 2205 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ACCT 1104 Principles of Accounting I 4
REST 2274 Real Estate Brokerage 3
CSCI 2218 Excel (MOS 77-420) 3
– – – – – – Arts & Humanities or Science Elective 3

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Credits
ECON 2206 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 1105 Principles of Accounting II 4
MATH 1124 Finite Math 3
BADM 2216 Business Ethics 3
COMM 1115 Fundamentals of Effective Speech 3
Program Total: 60

*Required for Ohio State Salesperson Licensing


Accelerated Real Estate Salesperson Courses

Accelerated Real Estate Banner

Get the skills needed to become a Real Estate Salesperson through an accelerated course of study. After completing four courses, you qualify to sit for the Ohio Real Estate Salesperson Exam. Classes begin August 27th and will be held on Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am - 5:30pm at the Brown County Campus in Mt. Orab. Financial aid is available to all who qualify.

Course Schedule

  • REST 1171 FS1 | Principles of Real Estate | Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 27 – Sept. 10 | 8:30am – 5:30pm | Brown County Campus
  • REST 2275 FS1 | Real Estate Finance and Appraisal | Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 11 – 25 | 8:30am – 5:30pm | Brown County Campus
  • REST 1173 FS1 | Real Estate Law | Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 1 – 15 | 8:30am – 5:30pm | Brown County Campus
  • REST 1190 HC1 | Real Estate Licensing Review | Oct. 22 – Nov. 6 | Online

Classes for Fall semester begin August 22. Registration begins April 12. For more information, contact Dr. Gayle Mackay at 800.628.7722 x2798 or

Student Testimonial

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“Southern State’s accelerated Real Estate Program made it extremely convenient for me to get the hours I needed to qualify for the State exam. I love my new career as well as helping people find a home to call their own.”

– Karen Davis, Local Realtor