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Real Estate


  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Major Code 0511.00


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The Associate of Arts Degree 

The degree program is primarily designed for vocational education and workforce training/development. The curriculum is not aligned with course requirements for transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university.

The Associate of Arts degree in Real Estate is designed for the serious student who seeks a rewarding career as a real estate professional. The degree offers a vigorous academic program exploring all facets of the real estate profession. Completion of the degree program fulfills the education requirements for the California Real Estate Broker’s License.

NOTE: Students should verify broker’s license requirements with the California state Department of Real Estate


The Real Estate Certificate 

Students who satisfactorily complete 24 units of the courses listed below are granted a Real Estate Certificate. All of the required courses must be completed for the Certificate. Possession of the Certificate also fulfills the education requirements for the California Real Estate Broker’s License. Students should verify broker’s license requirements with the California Department of Real Estate. 


Skill Certificate in Real Estate Assistant 

This skill certificate prepares individuals with the essential skills and abilities to work as assistants in real estate offices. Assistants support agents, brokers, appraisers, and escrow officers in the conduct of real estate office business. Completion of 18 units (6 classes) earns the Real Estate Assistant Skill Certificate.


Skill Certificate in Real Estate Appraiser Trainee

The California Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA) currently requires 150 hours of education in real estate appraisal to qualify for the Trainee Appraiser License. The required courses listed below can be used to satisfy that requirement. In certain cases, the courses below may also be used to satisfy both the Department of Real Estate (DRE) and OREA requirements for licensing. Students should consult with the DRE to verify current broker’s license requirements.