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Real Estate (RE)

Career Options & Highlights

Folsom Lake College offers, in addition to a Real Estate AA Degree, a variety of courses available which satisfy State of California prerequisites for Real Estate Salesperson and Real Estate Broker examinations.

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

Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Highlights
- Instruction by trained, working real estate professionals
- Preparation for State of California real estate license examinations
- Training in one of the most lucrative careers in today’s world
- A lab with tutorial assistance

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON EXAM
To qualify to take an examination for a Real Estate Salesperson License, an applicant must submit evidence (transcripts) of having completed three college-level courses in Real Estate Principles, Practice, and one additional selection from the following:
- Accounting 301
- Business Law 340
- Introduction to Escrow Procedures
- Legal Aspects of Real Estate
- Real Property Management
- Real Estate Appraisal
- Real Estate Economics
- Real Estate Finance

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE BROKER EXAMINATION
An applicant for the Broker examination must have completed eight college-level courses, in addition to the experience/educational requirements. These eight courses should include the following FLC course offerings:
- Real Estate Principles
- Real Estate Practice
- Legal Aspects of Real Estate
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Appraisal
- Real Estate Economics or Accounting 301
- and two courses from the following group:*
- Business Law 340
- Real Property Management
- Introduction to Escrow Procedures
- Advanced Appraisal

* If applicant completes both Accounting and Real Estate Economics, only one additional course is required.

Updated 6/18/13 

 

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