2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 314

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REALESTATE
Real EstatePrinciples
RE
101
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This is the first half of the introduction to real estate.Subjects included are professional organizations, types of property, the law of
agency, listing agreements, easements, estates in the land, forms of ownership, legal descriptions, taxation, liens, contract law, deeds,
probate, title insurance and recording. It can be taken concurrentlywithRE 103. Successful completion ofRE 101 andRE 103 alongwith
the passage of theNevadaReal EstateExam qualifies one to become a licensed real estate salesperson inNevada. This coursemay be
taken for personal interest, for a degree and/or for pre-licensing.This course transfers to theUniversity ofNevada at LasVegas as FIN130,
Real EstatePrinciples.
Real EstateLaw andPractice
RE
103
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This is the second half of the introduction to real estate. Subjects included are a review of the law of agency, listing agreements and the
law of contracts. Additional subjects are financing, leases, propertymanagement, appraisal, land use, subdividing, fair housing, ethical
practices and closing statements.Also included is a study of the appropriateNevadaRevisedStatutes and theirAdministrativeCodes.
Successful completion ofRE 101 andRE 103 alongwith the passage of theNevadaReal EstateExam qualifies one to become a licensed
real estate salesperson inNevada. This coursemay be taken for personal interest, for a degree and/or for pre-licensing.
Special Topics inReal Estate
RE
198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
RUSSIAN
First-Year Russian I
RUS 111
4.00
Prerequisite: None
A first course inRussian for thosewith no previous knowledge of the language. Students acquire basic speaking, reading, andwriting
skills, including theCyrillic alphabet, while learning about Russian culture. Class activities include interactive exercises and role-playing.
Principles of grammar and syntax are introduced as students becomemore comfortablewith the spoken language.
First-Year Russian II
RUS 112
4.00
Prerequisite: RUS111 or equivalent or instructor approval or qualifyingCAPEplacement score.
For studentswith elementary knowledge ofRussian, this course reviews simple elements of grammar (present, past, and future tenses) and
introducesmore complex grammatical and syntactical elements. Students expand their vocabulary and knowledge ofRussian culture in a
classroom setting that emphasizes communication skills.
Second-Year Russian I
RUS 211
3.00
Prerequisite: RUS112 or equivalent or instructor approval or qualifyingCAPE placement score.
An intermediate-level course for students familiarwith the basic structure of theRussian language. It beginswith a review andmoves on
to covermore complex grammatical forms. Special attention is paid to improving students' ability to understand spokenRussian and
converse on a number of topics pertaining to different times and places.
Second-Year Russian II
RUS 212
3.00
Prerequisite: RUS211 or equivalent or instructor approval or qualifyingCAPE placement score.
Intermediate-level study ofRussian is continued.Asystematic review of grammar is combinedwith literary and cultural readings. Students
acquire the knowledge tomeetmost practicalwriting needs (brief descriptive paragraphs, simple letters, and summaries of day-to-day
activities). Enhancement of communicative skills through sustained conversation inRussian is emphasized.
SOCIALWORK
Introduction toSocialWork
SW 220
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course presents an overview of public and private services, the profession of socialwork and an analysis of their functions asmodes
of social problem solving.
SOCIOLOGY
Principlesof Sociology
SOC 101
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Sociological principles underlying the development of culture, structure and function of society, human groups, institutions, deviance,
stratification and social change. SatisfiesUNRSocial Science core curriculum.

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