Certificate in Real Estate

This is an overall comprehensive program that will provide the student with the requirements needed to become a State of California Real Estate Broker. The program courses are designed to enable the student to reach his/her course requirements to qualify for the real estate broker license exam. The Real Estate Program encompasses an area of study which includes REAL 210 Real Estate Principles, REAL 212 Real Estate Practice, REAL 214 Real Estate Finance, REAL 216 Legal Aspects of Real Estate, REAL 218 Real Estate Appraisal, REAL 220 Real Estate Property Management, and REAL 224 Escrow I.
Required courses:
REAL 210Real Estate Principles3
REAL 212Real Estate Practice3
REAL 214Real Estate Finance3
REAL 216Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
REAL 218Real Estate Appraisal3
ACCT 100Accounting4
or ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
or ACCT 101H Financial Accounting/Honors
Select two (2) of the following courses:
Business Law and the Legal Environment I3
Real Estate Property Management3
Escrow I3
Total Units25
Applicants for a real estate broker license examination must have successfully completed eight statutorily required college-level courses.
More information is available on the California Bureau of Real Estate webpage

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Real Estate Certificate of Achievement will:
  1. Be able to explain and calculate a real estate investment analysis and recognize the critical elements from the investor’s viewpoint.
  2. Be able to describe the critical elements of real estate financing, both residential and commercial (including both the primary and secondary mortgage markets).
  3. Be able to describe and apply the real estate appraisal principles, including the three approaches in the appraisal process.