Real Estate Program



The Real Estate program offers a variety of courses which provide students with the technical and practical knowledge needed to succeed in the Real Estate industry. This includes courses that meet the State’s educational requirements for the broker’s examination and electives for the salesperson’s license. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should select the Business Administration major.

Award Type Units
Associate of Science Degree:
Real Estate 27-28*

*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet the minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

career options

  • Real Estate Salesperson/Broker
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Real Estate Property Manager
  • Real Estate Investor
  • Real Estate Loan Officer

Students will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written tests and quizzes.

Associate of Science Degree

Real Estate

Real Estate Salesperson’s License: *Required prior to taking exam for Real Estate Salesperson’s License.

For graduation requirements see Requirements for the Associate Degree .

Electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.

Recommended Electives: Accounting 116A and 116B ; Business 140 , 201 ; Economics 120 , 121 ; Escrow 101 ; Marketing 100 , 105 ; Mathematics 119 ; Psychology 101 ; Real Estate 130 , 270 .
Courses Required for the Major: Units
*REAL 101 Real Estate Principles 3
REAL 105 Legal Aspects of Real Estate I 3
REAL 110 Principles of Real Estate Appraisal I 3
REAL 115 Real Estate Finance 3
REAL 125 Real Estate Economics 3
REAL 120 Real Estate Practice 3
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
Six to seven units to be selected from the following:
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
BUSE 140 Business Law & the Legal Environment 3
REAL 130 Real Property Management 3
Total Units = 27-28

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.

Program Learning Outcomes