Real Estate

Associate Degree

A.A. in Real Estate

This degree focuses on the practical application of concepts utilized in real estate markets and career fields. Course work includes real estate principles, legal aspects, practice, finance, economics, and appraisal.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of College Accounting (3) 3 - 4
   or ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 300 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 310 Business Communications (3) 3
   or MGMT 360 Management Communication (3)
BUS 340 Business Law 3
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing 3
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 310 Real Estate Practice 3
RE 320 Real Estate Finance 3
RE 330 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 342 Real Estate Appraisal 3
A minimum of 1 unit from the following: 1
BUS 210 The Business Plan (1)
BUS 212 Marketing for Small Businesses (1)
CISC 300 Computer Familiarization (1)
CISC 305 Introduction to the Internet (1)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
BUS 320 Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
MKT 310 Selling Professionally (3)
MKT 314 Advertising (3)
RE 360 Real Estate Economics (3)
Total Units: 34 - 35

The Real Estate Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the major functional areas of real estate, including legal aspects, finance, economics, real estate practice, and appraisal.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills in a real estate environment.
  • Analyze practical real estate problems.
  • Integrate real estate principles related to finance, law, products, services and information.
  • Assess current real estate market conditions.
  • Recommend appropriate sales strategies, based on market conditions.
  • Qualify for the California Real Estate Brokers and Salesperson license examinations.
  • Utilize research and critical thinking to evaluate and recommend alternative solutions to real estate problems.

Career Information

Real estate salesperson; real estate broker; real estate appraiser; small business owner

Certificate of Achievement

Real Estate Certificate

This certificate introduces the basic concepts of the real estate career field. Topics include the principles of real estate, law, economics, finance, practice and appraisal.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 310 Real Estate Practice 3
RE 320 Real Estate Finance 3
RE 330 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 342 Real Estate Appraisal 3
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of College Accounting (3)
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 110 Business Economics (3)
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 304 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
RE 360 Real Estate Economics (3)
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of College Accounting (3)
   or ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
   or ACCT 311 Managerial Accounting (4)
BUS 105 Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 300 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 310 Business Communications (3)
   or MGMT 360 Management Communication (3)
BUS 340 Business Law (3)
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing (3)
MKT 310 Selling Professionally (3)
MKT 314 Advertising (3)
Total Units: 24

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Apply a basic knowledge of the fundamental concepts of real estate.
  • Define the technical terminology involved in the real estate field.
  • Interpret and apply a knowledge of real estate transactions.
  • Qualify for the California Real Estate Salesperson's License Examination.
  • Analyze real estate situations and property, interpret the data, and properly complete deposit receipts.

Gainful Employment

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Gainful Employment Information for Real Estate Certificate of Achievement

Certificate

Real Estate Sales Certificate

This certificate introduces the basic concepts of the real estate career field, with a specific focus on sales. Topics include the principles of real estate, law, economics, finance, practice, and appraisal.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 310 Real Estate Practice 3
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 340 Business Law (3)
RE 320 Real Estate Finance (3)
RE 330 Legal Aspects of Real Estate (3)
RE 342 Real Estate Appraisal (3)
RE 350 Real Property Management (3)
RE 360 Real Estate Economics (3)
Total Units: 9

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply a basic knowledge of the fundamental concepts of real estate
  • define the technical terminology involved in the real estate field
  • interpret and apply a knowledge of real estate transactions
  • qualify for the California Real Estate Salesperson's License Examination

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