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Degrees & Certificates

The following Real Estate degrees and certificates are offered:

DEGREE
A.A. — Real Estate

Required Program (units)
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
BUS 300 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 310 Business Communication (3)
BUS 330 Managing Diversity in the Workplace (3)
BUS 340 Business Law (3)
BUSTEC 302 Computer Keyboarding (2)
CISC 310 Intro to Computer Information Science or
Three (3) units to include: (3)
CISC 300 Computer Familiarization - (1 unit) and
Two (2) additional units selected from:
CISA 308, 310, 320, 330, 340, CISC 308, 320
Plus three (3) units selected from the following:
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics or
ECON 320/BUS 320 Concepts of Personal Finance (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 Principles of Real Estate (3)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 42

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)
RE 150 Real Estate Economics or
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (3-4)
RE 300 Principles of Real Estate (3)
Plus three (3) units selected from the following: (3)
BUS 340; RE 141, 161
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 21-22

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 6/12/14

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