Summer 2019 Dates

Costs / Early Registration Discount
In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester.  Early Registration Discount Deadline and Registration Start Dates TBA. 

Appraisal Studies Certificate Program

 

Introduction to Personal Property Valuation (PG201) - starts June 1

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. 1-4 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

 Development of a Personal Property  Appraisal: Research and Analysis (PP202) - starts June 5
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. 5-8 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization
 Communication of a Personal Property  Appraisal: Writing the Appraisal Report (PP203) - starts June 9

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. 9-12 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

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: Patty Atwood
Thurs. - Sat., 9:00 a. m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sun., 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Jun. 13-16 (4 sessions)
Location: TBD

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

 Appraisal Studies - Complete Certificate: June 1 - 16

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 1 - June 16 (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. For those individuals looking for the campus experience and those who welcome community living, single bedrooms (with a Twin XL bed) in four-bedroom  air-conditioned apartments are available in Alumni Village which make your stay affordable and convenient to your classes, the Neuberger Museum of Art, and the Library. These rooms are available for use during the two-week period. Enjoy coffee and snacks at an on campus Starbucks. Choose from local restaurants for your meals.

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


 Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

2019 accommodation information  will be available soon.  
 

Accommodations:

The nearby Hyatt House is the official off-site residence. You may opt to reside in a one-bedroom suite or in a two-bedroom/two-bathroom suite (shared with one colleague/fellow Purchase College adult student). Complimentary full breakfast buffet and complimentary daily shuttle service to and from the SUNY Purchase campus on a space available basis (reservations required) are included. All Hyatt House hotels are smoke-free.Guests must make reservations on or before Friday, August 17, 2018 for the special rates.

 

Additional Hotels and Restaurants

 One-Bedroom King Suite ($169 per person/day, plus tax; Call (800) 517-8548 before Friday, August 17, 2018 and ask for the Appraisal Studies-SUNY Purchase block to make your reservations or book online):
In addition to a separate bedroom with one king plush Hyatt Grand Bed™, separate bathroom, spacious closet, and 50” TV, a one-bedroom suite offers a living area with an oversized Cozy Corner sofa sleeper, TV and DVD player, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The suite also has a dedicated work space, including a full-size desk, dual-line phone, voicemail, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Book online now

 Two-Bedroom King/King Suite (Limited and by special request only; $114.50 per person/day, plus tax; Please direct inquiries to Sales Manager, Mallory Escott at (914) 251-9700 Ext. 508 or mallory.escott@hhmlp.com)
Two-bedroom/two-bath suites at the Hyatt House are perfect for corporate travelers attending the same meeting or event. These large suites offer each traveler a high degree of privacy and functionality. Each bedroom in the two-bedroom/two-bath suite has its own bathroom, spacious closet, television, telephone line, and dedicated work space, including a full-size desk, dual-line phone, voicemail, and complimentary high-speed Internet access, ensuring that each guest can unwind and relax. Each suite also offers a living area with a sofa sleeper, TV and DVD player, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The option to bill each room separately is available upon request.

See the Hyatt House Website for Full List of Amenities 

Rates are subject to change. A limited number of rooms are available. To secure your Hyatt House reservation at the reduced rate, please call or email either of the representatives below by Friday, August 17, 2018, and mention the  Appraisal Studies-SUNY Purchase Block. A credit card is required to confirm your reservation.


You may also be interested in the NEW Collecting Fine Arts Certificate Program:

Introduction to Collecting Fine Art - starts Mar. 18

Discuss the ways in which collecting fine art can fulfill a passion and/or enrich interior design. Understand why research into important styles and artists can enhance starting or adding to a fine art collection. Gain an overview of the program and recognize the significant aspects to consider when collecting fine art.

CFA 1000 / noncredit / $75
Discount: $60 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)Instructor: Diana Erdos
March 18 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–8:00 pm

Location: TBA
 Understanding Auctions - starts May 6

Gain an insider’s guide to the auction process. Learn to research auctions via internet sites hosted by Auction Houses. Explore the vital aspects of visiting the previews and attending auctions. Understand estimated prices, reserve prices, and final sale prices. Explore the process of purchasing at auction including registering for a paddle and bidding at auction.

CFA 1002 / noncredit / $75
Discount: $60 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Diana Erdos
May 6 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–8:00 pm
Location: TBA

 Collecting Paintings: A History and Practical Guide - starts Mar. 25

Take a journey from the emergence of paintings as an art form to the arrival of the first art collectors in Ancient Rome, to the history of art collecting in New York. Showcasing a multitude of works that are available for purchase today, this course is a practical guide to curating a collection, including selection, placement, budgeting and installing.

CFA 1003 / noncredit / $145
Discount: $120 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Diana Erdos
March 25 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–9:30 pm

Location: TBA
Collecting Works on Paper - starts Apr. 8
Trace the history of drawing as a preliminary study for a work in a different medium to the acceptance of drawing as a work in its own right. Examine all works on paper, including pastel, watercolor, and collage including discussion of the major collections, institutions, galleries and art fairs that specialize in this medium and examples of works available today.

CFA 1004 / noncredit / $145
Discount: $120 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)

Instructor: Diana Erdos
April 8 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–9:30 pm

Location: TBA
 Collecting Fine Prints - starts Apr. 15

Trace the history of the printing press and the demand it created for playing cards and icons in 15th century Germany; social changes that lead to imagery of all kinds in 19th-20th century France; and development of major print ateliers in the U.S. The discussion emphasizes works available today and descriptions of different print techniques and an edition numbering explanation.

CFA 1005 / noncredit / $145
Discount: $120 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Diana Erdos
April 15 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–9:30 pm
Location: TBA

Collecting Sculpture - starts Apr. 22

Review Ancient Egyptian works establishing the figure in stone as the beginning of recorded artistic expression. Follow the tradition through Ancient Greece to the Roman Empire; examine the classical influence and artists that broke with tradition in the 20th century. Observe multiple examples of figurative and abstract sculpture, focusing on current availability and finding them in galleries and art fairs.

CFA 1006 / noncredit / $145
Discount: $120 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)

Instructor: Diana Erdos
April 22 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–9:30 pm

Location: TBA

Collecting Ceramics - starts Apr. 29

Historically, clay has been a primary material used for functional objects. Those objects developed into an art form providing important narrative histories and becoming collectable in their own right. Trace the fascinating story of porcelain from its secret formula in China, discovery in Korea and Japan, and eventual arrival through export into the celebrated manufactories in Germany, France and England.

CFA 1007 / noncredit / $145
Discount: $120 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Diana Erdos
April 29 (1 session)
Monday, 6:30–9:30 pm

Location: TBA

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 Alumni Village 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 1700: Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

This National USPAP course was specifically developed for users of Standards 7 and 8. This course is approved by the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation and will familiarize students with the recognized standards governing professional appraisals.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
ASC 1701: Introduction to Appraising Fine Arts

Learn how professional personal property appraisers approach their work when forming an opinion of an object’s value. Appraising art demands a wide spectrum of knowledge and experience in a fascinating combination of areas – attributions, history of ownership, forgery detection, tax law, and market influences. Understand best-practice guidelines for pursuing and expanding research avenues using real-world examples and in-depth observations.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth