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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 Appraiser
Real Estate Broker
Real Estate Salesperson
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 6/02/16

 

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