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2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Residential Property Management, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science | BMGT.RPM.AAS | Career Program
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Program Description

The Residential Property Management Program was developed at the request of and in cooperation with the Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA) property managers. Individuals who complete the Residential Property Management Option of the Business Management Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree will have a well-rounded business education that will qualify them for employment as residential property managers. Individuals who complete the Residential Property Management Certificate will have a basic understanding of residential property management components.

Graduates of the Residential Property Management Option will be able to:

  • Explain the essential characteristics and functions of property leasing, forms of ownership, property operations, attracting tenants, and resident policies
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement maintenance systems for residential properties
  • Develop effective maintenance plans for residential properties, including inspections, budgeting, energy management, and customer service policies
  • Explain the relevant government codes and regulations and how they can be met
  • Develop security plans for various residential properties
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for residential properties

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Program Requirements


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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Sequence of Study - Residential Property Management A.A.S.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester

Total: 16 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

3rd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

4th Semester

Total: 14 Credits

Program Total: 60 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

Double asterisk (**) denotes a course that is an institutional requirement.

Triple asterisk (***) denotes a course that satisfies the culminating experience requirement for A.A.S. programs.