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

Real Estate Certificate of Achievement

This Real Estate certificate is designed to educate the student and provide the courses required to qualify for the California Salesperson’s license exam. This certificate is geared towards the aspiring Real Estate professional, as well as investors and consumers.

Potential careers that could be obtained with this certificate include: Real Estate Salesperson (residential or commercial), Title Insurance Representative, Property Manager, Real Estate Consultant, or Real Estate Entrepreneur.

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 a Real Estate Salesperson or Broker.
  • 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: General Real Estate law, the escrow process, landlord/tenant rights, real estate finance instruments, and the appraisal process.


Course ID Title Units
RE 170               Real Estate Principles 3
RE 172   Real Estate Practices 3
  Restricted Electives 6-7



RESTRICTED ELECTIVES (Students select 2-3 courses)
RE 174   Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 175   Real Estate Finance 3
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 178   Real Estate Economics 3
RE 190   Escrow 3
RE 195   Property Management 3
RE 202   Computer Applications in Real Estate 3
RE 255   Real Estate License Preparation 1
RE 280   Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending 3
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.