Certificate in Real Estate Broker

This is an overall comprehensive program that will provide the student with the mandated coursework necessary to become a State of California Real Estate Broker.  The applicant must have completed five (5) required core courses and three (3) additional elective courses. This program will prepare students for a career as a Real Estate Broker.  

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Real Estate Certificate of Achievement will:
  1. Meet their career preparation goals as well as qualify for a state licensing exam to become a Real Estate Broker.
Required courses:
REAL 222Real Estate Economics3-4
or ACCT 100 Accounting
or ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
REAL 212Real Estate Practice3
REAL 214Real Estate Finance3
REAL 216Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
REAL 226Appraisal I: Principles and Procedures3.5
Select (3) three of the following courses:
Business Law and the Legal Environment I3
Real Estate Principles3
Advanced Real Estate Finance and Investments3
Real Estate Property Management3
Escrow I3
Appraisal II: Residential Real Estate Appraisal3.5
Total Units24.5-26

1-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
REAL 210 Real Estate Principles 3
REAL 212 Real Estate Practice 3
BUS 160 Business Law and the Legal Environment I 3
ACCT 100
or Financial Accounting
or Financial Accounting - Honors
Spring Term 1
REAL 226 Appraisal I: Principles and Procedures 3.5
REAL 214 Real Estate Finance 3
REAL 216 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
REAL 224 Escrow I 3
 Total Units25.5

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.

To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.