ERIC Number: ED366366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Independence Community College Property Appraisal/Assessment Program.
Swender, Herbert J.
This report to the Kansas State Department of Education supports Independence Community College's (ICC's) request for approval of a new vocational education program in Property Appraisal/Assessment. The report begins with two letters of support and the application for new program approval. Next, a project narrative provides background information on the appraisal/assessment program, including an overview of the need for accurate property appraisal and assessment and of requirements and licensing regulations for appraisers from a national perspective; a summary of relevant Kansas state legislation and educational requirements; and job opportunities and salary potential for appraisers in the ICC service area. Educational criteria specified in Kansas Administrative Regulations for particular categories of appraisers are listed next. Lists of program objectives and advisory council members are followed by information on the program requirements for a certificate, an associate in applied science degree, or an associate of science degree in Property Appraisal/Assessment. Next, syllabi are presented for new vocational courses in: (1) Building Design and Structure; (2) Fundamentals of Mass Appraisal; (3) Property Assessment Law and Administration; (4) Real Estate Appraisal; (5) Real Estate Finance; (6) Real Estate Fundamentals; (7) Real Estate Investments; (8) Real Estate Law; (9) Real Estate Mathematics; (10) Real Estate Records; and (11) Valuation of Income Producing Properties. After describing pre-approved courses applicable for the program, a list of current Kansas community college programs, an ICC faculty job description, a sample ICC part-time instructor contract, and teacher evaluation forms are provided. Appendixes contain a list of reference materials for property appraisal/assessment, a chart showing ICC's organizational structure, and a facilities map. (AC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Independence Community Coll., KS.
Identifiers: Independence Community College KS; Kansas; Property Appraisers
Note: For a related report, see ED 336 133.