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Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02130)
Emphasizes strong foundational skills and knowledge required by real estate professionals in today’s dynamic market. Provides upgrade training for individuals already involved in the field.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Explain how agency relationships affect a real estate licensee’s disclosure requirements.
- Describe the relationship between a broker and his salesperson and explain how it is affected by California’s real estate licensing laws.
- Demonstrate an ability to handle offers, including negotiating and making counteroffers.
- Describe the events that take place after a purchase and sales agreement is signed.
- Explain how underwriters use income to underwrite a loan.
- Differentiate between FHA, VA, and conventional loans.
- Describe the attributes of joint tenancy, including the right of survivorship.
- Explain how state and federal anti-discrimination laws impact real estate activities.
- Analyze the principles of supply and demand in relation to the real estate market and housing prices.
- Identify the differences between the political, social, and economic neighborhoods and how they affect property values.
- Compare and contrast the three different approaches to real estate appraisal and be able to explain which approach is best utilized for a particular property.
- Identify the steps in the appraisal process and the classical approaches to value.
- Differentiate between the various special management situations and disclosure forms in order to comply with state regulations.
- Identify the liability and risk management issues that are inherent in property management.
- Examine the operation and services provided by escrow and title insurance companies and explain these services to a buyer or seller.
- Calculate the proration rates for interest, fire insurance, and property taxes for both the buyers and sellers.
|ACCT 101||PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I||4|
|BUS 140||BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS||3|
|BUS 147||SUCCESSFUL SELLING TECHNIQUES||1|
|BUS 212||BUSINESS COMMUNICATION||3|
|RE 101||REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES||3|
|RE 102||REAL ESTATE PRACTICE||3|
|RE 104||REAL ESTATE FINANCE||3|
|RE 106||LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE||3|
|RE 108||REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS||3|
|RE 110||REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL||3|
|Select 2-4 units of the following:||2-4|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE I|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE II|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE III|
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE IV|
|BUS 123||INTRODUCTION TO INVESTMENTS||3|
|BUS 183||BUSINESS MATHEMATICS||3|
|PSYC 101||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|RE 114||PROPERTY MANAGEMENT||3|
|RE 120||ESCROW PRINCIPLES||3|
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.