Open Courses: Summer 2018

Costs / Early Registration Discount
In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. The early registration discount applies to registrations received (paid in full) by May 4.

Appraisal Studies Certificate Program

 

Introduction to Personal Property Valuation (PG201) - starts June 2

Learn general valuation theory, basic appraisal terminology, and economic concepts that apply to valuation. Become acquainted with the appraisal process, ethical concerns of the appraiser, and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the professional standards of the appraiser.

ASC 1000 / noncredit / $875
Discount: $825 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; ASA members, and early registration discount)
Instructor: Edith Yeomans
Sat. – Mon., 9:00 a. m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tues., 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jun. 2-5 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

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 Development of a Personal Property  Appraisal: Research and Analysis (PP202) - starts June 6
Understand the appraisal process, from identifying the appraisal problem through developing the “scope of work” to solve the problem. Expand your appraisal terminology, and gain knowledge about the market research and analysis methods needed to reach conclusions of value.

ASC 1010 / noncredit / $875
PREREQ: ASC1000
Discount: $825 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; ASA members, and early registration discount)
Instructor: Frances Zeman
Wed. - Fri., 9:00 a. m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jun. 6-9 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

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 Communication of a Personal Property  Appraisal: Writing the Appraisal Report (PP203) - starts June 10

Explore the basics of communicating an appraisal as a written report. Understand the required elements of an appraisal report, and obtain guidance on organizing a document that presents logical argument for value. Learn to use proper appraisal terminology and research methodology to complete your appraisal report.

ASC 1020 / noncredit / $875
PREREQ: ASC1010
Discount: $825 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; ASA members, and early registration discount)
Instructor: Sandra Tropper
Sun. - Tues., 9:00 a. m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wed., 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jun. 10-13 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

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Personal Property Valuation: The Legal and Regulatory Environment (PG204) - starts June 14

Investigate compliance with laws and regulations, and expand your understanding of professional standards and ethical requirements. Use analysis techniques for concluding fair market value. Gain additional insight into the auction market, the insurance industry, how tort law affects appraisers, and legal precedents on which many appraisal issues are based.


ASC 1030 / noncredit / $875
PREREQ: ASC1020
Discount: $825 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; ASA members, and early registration discount)
Instructor: TBD
Thurs. - Sat., 9:00 a. m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun., 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jun. 14-17 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

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 Appraisal Studies - Complete Certificate: June 2 - 17

Receive a discount when you register for all four required courses (ASC 1000, 1010, 1020, and 1030).

ASC 1040 / noncredit / $3150
Instructor: Accredited Senior Appraisers
Sat. - Sun.,
June 2 - June 17 (15 sessions)
Location: TBD

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization
Appraisal Studies -16 Night Accommodations

16-day accommodations on the Purchase College, State University of New York campus. On-campus single dorm rooms in Fort Awesome make your stay affordable and convenient to your classes, the Neuberger Museum of Art, and the Library. These air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms are available for use during the two-week period. Enjoy coffee and snacks at Starbucks, located adjacent to the building. Use the campus dining facilities for meals or choose from local restaurants.

ASC 1050 / noncredit / $1,200
Sat. - Sun.,
June 1 - June 17 (16 sessions)
Location: Alumni Village


 Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

 

 

All Courses

ASC 1000: Introduction to Personal Property Valuation (PP/GJ201)

Learn general valuation theory, basic appraisal terminology, and economic concepts that apply to valuation. Become acquainted with the appraisal process, ethical concerns of the appraiser, and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), the professional standards of the appraiser.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1010: Development of a Personal Property Appraisal: Research and Analysis (PP/GJ202)

Understand the appraisal process, from identifying the appraisal problem through developing the “scope of work” to solve the problem. Expand your appraisal terminology, and gain knowledge about the market research and analysis methods needed to reach conclusions of value.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: ASC1000

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1020: Communication of a Personal Property Appraisal: Writing the Appraisal Report (PP/GJ203)

Explore the basics of communicating an appraisal as a written report. Understand the required elements of an appraisal report, and obtain guidance on organizing a document that presents logical argument for value. Learn to use proper appraisal terminology and research methodology to complete your appraisal report.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: ASC1010

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1030: Personal Property Valuation: The Legal and Regulatory Environment

Investigate compliance with laws and regulations, and expand your understanding of professional standards and ethical requirements. Use analysis techniques for concluding fair market value. Gain additional insight into the auction market, the insurance industry, how tort law affects appraisers, and legal precedents on which many appraisal issues are based.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: ASC1020

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1040: Appraisal Studies Certificate Four-Course Series (discount)

Receive a discount when you register for all four required courses (ASC 1000, 1010, 1020, and 1030).

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1050: Appraisal Studies: 16-Day Accommodations

16-day accommodations on the Purchase College, State University of New York campus. On-campus single dorm rooms in Fort Awesome make your stay affordable and convenient to your classes, the Neuberger Museum of Art, and the Library. These air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms are available for use during the two-week period. Enjoy coffee and snacks at Starbucks, located adjacent to the building. Use the campus dining facilities for meals or choose from local restaurants.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1060: Understanding the Art Market

Understand art collecting and the mindset of the collector. Familiarize yourself with the structure of the art market and learn the crucial skills of dealing with artists. Acquire the tools available for connoisseurship (attribution and detecting fakes) in the secondary art market (antiques), high profile art fairs, commercial contemporary secondary art galleries, auction houses, nonprofit galleries, and public collections (museums).

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1070: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) are promulgated by the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) of the Appraisal Foundation and are the generally accepted standards of practice for the profession. This course, developed specifically for personal property appraisers, covers the entire document with emphasis on the general rules and standard rules; standards pertaining to public trust, ethics, competency, jurisdictional exceptions; and standards for written appraisal documents. Required for accreditation by the American Society of Appraisers.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1080: The Art and Antiques Market

Explore what makes the art and antiques market tick! Get an inside look at how galleries and shops work and understand the economic challenges that face both buyer and seller. Learn how to bargain and assess values, what to look for, and how to avoid the 10 mistakes most buyers make. Gain an understanding of auctions and how they work. Investigate the contemporary art and antiques market: why it is moribund and presents a great bargain right now, and why art and antiques shows can be an opportunity.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth