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Courses

The following Real Estate courses are offered:

RE 110
Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is a study of California real estate law. Topics include: the sources of law and the judicial system; agency; duties and responsibilities of licensees; contracts and their application to real estate; property ownership and management; real estate security devices; property rights, liens and homesteads; landlord-tenant law, land use controls, and title insurance and escrow. Completion of the course applies toward the California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

RE 120
Real Estate Practice 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course covers practices and techniques of residential real estate brokerage and sales, including ethics, fair housing agency, goal setting, prospecting, listing, advertising, escrow procedures, financing, taxation, marketing, property management, leasing and business opportunities. This course applies toward California Department of Real Estate education requirements for the broker's examination.

RE 130
Real Estate Finance 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course is an analysis of real estate financing, including lending policies and problems in financing transactions in residential, apartment, commercial, and special purpose properties. Methods of financing properties are emphasized. Successful completion of the course applies toward the educational requirements for the Broker's Examination.

RE 140
Real Estate Appraisal 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course covers the purposes of appraisals; the appraisal process; and the different approaches, methods and techniques used to determine the value of various types of property. The course emphasizes residential single family properties and applies toward the educational requirement for the Real Estate Broker's License, and Licensed and General Appraiser's License.

RE 150
Real Estate Economics 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course covers nature and classification of real estate and real estate investments, economic development of real property, real estate cycles and market trends. Governmental and private sector influence on the economics of real estate is covered. It is recommended that this course be taken last in the real estate course series.

RE 295
Independent Studies in Real Estate 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

RE 299
Experimental Offering in Real Estate .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

RE 300
California Real Estate Principles 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This fundamental real estate course covers the basic laws and principles of California real estate, introducing students to the background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized real estate courses. Topics include real estate regulation, title, possession, encumbrances and financing. This course is required by the California Department of Real Estate prior to taking the real estate salesperson's examination.

RE 495
Independent Studies in Real Estate 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

RE 499
Experimental Offering in Real Estate .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

Updated 5/26/15

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