Real Estate

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02133)

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

  • Discuss the duties and responsibilities of a real estate agent and define the law of agency to include the creation of a fiduciary relationship in order to comply with state statutes and regulations.
  • Utilize assigned readings and classroom study to describe and analyze the real estate industry with regards to residential sales in California and explain licensing and continuing education requirements as mandated by the State of California, Department of Real Estate.
  • Identify the essential elements and legal effects of a real estate contract and be able to select which listing agreement, purchase contract and disclosure forms to use in a specific real estate transaction.
  • Analyze and distinguish among the real estate finance instruments and various loan programs in order to formulate an opinion to guide a buyer of real estate to the best loan package for a specific purchase.
  • Name the various fair housing and discrimination laws that are necessary for real estate agents to understand and comply with Federal laws in order to work with a diverse population.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

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Program Requirements
ACCT 101PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I4
BUS 140BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BUS 147SUCCESSFUL SELLING TECHNIQUES1
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
RE 101REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES3
RE 102REAL ESTATE PRACTICE3
RE 104REAL ESTATE FINANCE3
RE 106LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE3
RE 108REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS3
RE 110REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL3
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
Total Units31-33