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Degree & Certificates

The following Real Estate degree and certificates are offered:

DEGREE
A.A. — Real Estate

Required Program (units)
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4) 
BUS 300     Introduction to Business (3)
  or BUS 310    Business Communications (3) 3
BUS 330    Managing Diversity in the Workplace (3) 
BUS 340    Business Law (3)
MKT 300    Principles of Marketing (3)
RE 110    Legal Aspects of Real Estate (3) 
RE 120    Real Estate Practice (3) 
RE 130    Real Estate Finance (3)
RE 140    Real Estate Appraisal (3) 
RE 300    California Real Estate Principles (3) 
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
ECON 302    Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  or BUS 320    Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
  or ECON 320    Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
  CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software (1)
  CISA 310    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets (1)
  CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management (1)
  CISC 300    Computer Familiarization (1)
  CISC 308    Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet (1)
  CISC 310    Introduction to Computer Information Science (3)
  CISC 320    Operating Systems (1)
  BUSTEC 102    Computer Keyboarding 10-Key (1) 
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 37

This 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.

The associate degree program in real estate focuses on the practical application and concepts utilized in real estate markets and career fields. Course work includes real estate principles, legal aspects, practice, finance, economics and appraisals.

Program 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 leadership skills and abilities that are effective 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.


CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

Gainful Employment Info and Opportunities

Real Estate Broker

Required Program (Units)
RE 110    Legal Aspects (3
RE 120    Real Estate Practice (3
RE 130    Real Estate Financing (3
RE 140    Real Estate Appraisal (3
ACCT 301    Financial Accounting (4)
RE 300    Principles of Real Estate (3)
BUS 340    Business Law (3) 
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 22

This certificate introduces students to advanced concepts of the real estate career field. Topics include the principles of real estate, law, economics, finance, practice and appraisal, property management, and real estate economics.

Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- apply advanced knowledge of the fundamental concepts of real estate-including finance, investment, appraisal, property management, sales and construction-necessary to manage a real estate sales office.
- describe the relevant technical terminology, laws and regulations, and industry standards required in the real estate field.
- interpret and apply knowledge of the basic principles necessary in opening and staffing a residential real estate broker's office, including office management tools and techniques.
- qualify for the California Real Estate Broker's License Examination.
- apply advanced problem solving and leadership techniques needed to manage real estate transactions.


CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
Real Estate Sales

Required Program Units
RE 120    Real Estate Practice (3)
RE 300    Principles of Real Estate (3)
Plus three (3) units selected from: (3)
  RE 110, 130, 140
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 9

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.

Program 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.

Updated 6/25/15

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