2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 28, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Real Estate Appraisal Certificate of Achievement

The Real Estate Appraisal certificate is designed to give students an introduction to the world of Real Estate Appraisal. Many of the courses included in this certificate apply toward educational requirements needed to sit for the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers (BREA) state exam.

Potential careers that could be obtained with this certificate include: Real Estate Appraisal Assistant.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Meet their career goals toward getting a job in the Real Estate appraisal industry.
  • Meet personal or consumer education goals. (Examples: Students will indicate better preparation for making home purchase or sale decisions; students will indicate better preparation for completing real estate finance transactions.)
  • Evaluate their professional improvement objectives as having been met. (Examples: Students will indicate that they will be able to improve their job performance or that they are more qualified for either a hierarchical or lateral career move.)
  • Demonstrate mastery of the following core competencies: Understanding value, the appraisal process, property descriptions, data collection and analysis, construction terminology, approaches to value, opinion of value.


Course ID Title Units
RE 176A      Real Estate Appraisal I 3
RE 176B   Real Estate Appraisal II 3
RE 176C   Real Estate Appraisal III Market Analysis and Studies 3
RE 200   Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 1.5
  Restricted Electives 3



RE 174   Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 175   Real Estate Finance 3
RE 170   Real Estate Principles 3
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.