2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Real Estate Escrow Associate in Science

The Escrow program is designed to educate the student to become an effective escrow professional. Activities related to this field are escrow principles, practice, and professionalism. Associated courses in real estate, management, and office procedures are provided.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Meet their career preparation goals as well as qualify for a state licensing exam to become an Escrow Agent.
  • 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.)
  • Mastery of the skills necessary to become an Escrow Agent.


Course ID Title Units
CIM 120   Computer Literacy 1.5
CIM 121A   Keyboarding for Computers - Beginning 1.5
RE 170  Real Estate Principles 3
RE 172  Real Estate Practices 3
RE 174  Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 175  Real Estate Finance 3
RE 190  Escrow 3



*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.


Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: (Select two courses to meet the Educational Achievement Award requirements of the California Escrow Association): ACCT 1A , ACCT 214; BUS 104 , BUS 12, BUS 125 , BUS 160 ; RE 176A , RE 178 .