3.0 required hours for MD licensees AND 3.0 elective hours for DC licensees. PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Code of Ethics class runs from 1pm to 4pm immediately after the GCAAR New Member Orientation which runs from 10:30am until 12pm. Under all is the Code. Since 1913, the Code of Ethics has continually raised the bar as to what it means to be a real estate professional. This course will review the seventeen Articles that comprise the current Code. It will also look at the topic of predatory lending and how it relates to the Code.