REAL ESTATE

Associate in Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement: Real Estate

The Real Estate program involves the study of California real estate principles, practices, procedures, law and offers courses mandated by the California Department of Real Estate to prepare those who desire a career in real estate.

Students who successfully complete and pass the Real Estate Principles class (REAL 100), the Real Estate Practices class (REAL 101), and one additional class (of the student's choosing) in the Real Estate department to academically qualify for the California Real Estate Salesperson's license. These classes may also be applied to the academic requirement for the California Real Estate Broker's License.

Upon successful completion of the full program, the student will be academically qualified to take the California Real Estate Broker’s Examination.

Target occupations for this course of study include Real Estate Sales, Real Estate Brokers, Mortgage Brokers, Property Management, Loan Brokers and Escrow Officer.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core knowledge required for the California Department of Real Estate examination for Real Estate Salesperson/Broker’s license.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 26
 

    Units
REAL-100 Real Estate Principles 3.0
REAL-101 Real Estate Practices 3.0
REAL-105 Real Estate Financing 3.0
REAL-115 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3.0
REAL-120 Real Estate Appraisal I 3.0
BUS-201 Principles of Accounting I 5.0
     
Plus six units from the following:  
     
BUS-211 Business Law 3.0
REAL-121 Real Estate Appraisal II 3.0
REAL-130 Escrow Procedures and Processing 3.0
REAL-150 Mortgage Loan Brokering 3.0


REAL 100 REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces real estate fundamentals by emphasizing the concepts of real property ownership, the sale of real property, contract law, real property law, appraisal, financing, and the business aspects of buying and selling real estate under California law. A State of California required course for the Real Estate Sales License exam.


REAL 101 REAL ESTATE PRACTICES
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Examines the theoretical and practical aspects of office operation systems, ethics, obtaining and processing listings, fundamentals of escrow, financing and appraisal within the real estate industry. A State of California required course for the Real Estate Sales License.


REAL 105 REAL ESTATE FINANCING
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Overview of real estate finance in California, including analyses of lending sources, loan processing, governmental loans, appraisals and methods of financing commercial and residential properties. This course satisfies one of the California Department of Real Estate Salesperson electives and is required of applicants for the Real Estate Broker examination.


REAL 115 LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Examines California real estate law emphasizing practical applications, including sources of real estate law, classes of property, fixtures, easements, estates or interests in real property, contracts, agency, conveyances, and security devices.


REAL 120 REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL I
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Covers real estate appraisals, the appraisal process as well as the different approaches, methods, and techniques used to determine the value of real property. Emphasizes residential and single unit property. Approved by Department of Real Estate (DRE) for Sales and Broker's educational requirements.


REAL 121 REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL II
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Provides an advanced appraisal course covering the methods and techniques used in the appraisal of specialty and more complex income-producing properties. Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for the Sales and Broker's license.


REAL 130 ESCROW PROCEDURES AND PROCESSING
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Provides an overview of the Real Estate escrow process emphasizing on the procedures used in the State of California. Can be used to satisfy the California Department of Real Estate's requirement for both Salespersons or Brokers.


REAL 150 MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERING
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Fundamental theories and principles of Federal and California law regarding Mortgage Loan Brokering. Incorporates California Departments of Real Estate (DRE) and Corporations requirements for Loan Brokering. Qualifies as one of the California DRE classes for the Broker's License.


Planned Course Offerings 2011-2013

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