ERIC Number: ED237154
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
1982-83 Texas College and University Real Estate Course Survey.
In 1983, the Texas Real Estate Research Center conducted its eighth annual survey of the real estate offerings of the state's two- and four-year colleges. Survey findings, based on a 90% response rate, included the following: (1) 90 institutions (46 community colleges and 44 four-year colleges) offered real estate courses during the 1982-83 academic year; (2) these courses were attended by 41,143 students; (3) 52 institutions indicated they would use real estate video tapes; (4) 28 indicated they were using or were planning to use microcomputers in their real estate courses; (5) the most frequently offered course in both the two- and four-year colleges was Real Estate Principles; (6) over 80% of the community college enrollments in real estate courses were in credit courses, compared to less than 40% in 1972-73; (7) over 50 community colleges offered an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Real Estate, compared to 4 colleges in 1972-73; (8) over 95% of the four-year college real estate courses were offered on a credit basis; (9) 5 senior institutions had real estate degree options in 1972-73, compared to 15 in 1982-83; and (10) two texts dominated the Real Estate Principles courses, "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas" and "Texas Real Estate." Tables showing courses offered at each responding college and the texts used in nine real estate content areas are appended. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Real Estate Research Center.