Business Courses
Accounting

ACC-1A - Principles of Accounting I, 3 units
UC, CSU (C-ID ACCT 110)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: BUS-20.

An introduction to accounting principles and practice, as a manual and/or computerized information system that provides and interprets
economic data for economic units within a global society. Includes recording, analyzing and summarizing procedures used in preparing financial statements. 54 hours lecture.


ACC-1B - Principles of Accounting II, 3 units
UC, CSU (C-ID ACCT 120)
Prerequisite: ACC-1A.

A study of managerial accounting principles and information systems including basic concepts, limitations, tools and methods to support the internal decision-making functions of an organization. 54 hours lecture. 


ACC-38 - Managerial Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ACC-1A.

Conceptual and technical analysis of accounting information used by managers as they carry out their planning, controlling and decision-making responsibilities. Includes coverage of just-in-time systems, activity-based costing, flexible manufacturing systems, computer-integrated performance measures and the impact of automation on capital budgeting decisions. 54 hours lecture.


ACC-55 - Applied Accounting/Bookkeeping 3 units
(Same as CAT-55)
Prerequisite: None.

This is an introductory course for students who are non-accounting majors. The focus is basic bookkeeping and accounting principles 
for both merchandising and service oriented small business enterprises. Emphasis is on the development of skills to record business transactions for cash and accrual methods, as well as the procedures to prepare financial statements and complete an accounting cycle. Attention is given to special journals, subsidiary ledgers, and payroll and banking procedures. 54 hours lecture.
(Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


ACC-61 - Cost Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ACC-1B.

Studies the development of detailed cost data essential to management for controlling operations, decision making and planning. Principles of cost accounting are applied primarily to a manufacturing organization, but are also used by merchandising and service organizations. Use of computers may be required. 54 hours lecture.


ACC-62 - Payroll Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ACC-1A or 55.

Studies accounting for payroll and examines aspects of the Social Security Act, California Unemployment Insurance Act and the California Workmen’s Compensation Insurance Act. Payroll principles applied through the use of microcomputers. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


ACC-63 - Income Tax Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Theory and method of preparation of federal income tax returns for individuals. Actual forms are studied and returns are prepared. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


ACC-65 - Computerized Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ACC-1A or 55.
Advisory: CIS-1A or 3.

An introduction to computerized accounting, integrating the principles of accounting to an automated system in use by many accounting professionals. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


ACC-66 - Non-Profit and Governmental Accounting 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: ACC-1A.
Advisory: BUS-20.

A study of the principles and practices of nonprofit and governmental entities fund accounting. Topics include accounting concepts, types and structure of funds and accounts, application of generally accepted accounting principles to nonprofit and governmental organizations. 54 hours lecture.


ACC-200 - Accounting Work Experience 1-2-3-4 units
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit. 


Business Administration

BUS-3 - Computer Applications for Business 3 units
(Same as CAT/CIS-3)
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces a suite of computer applications to students preparing to enter business, and office professions. Individuals who are already established in these professions may also benefit from skills emphasized which include: use of basic operating system functions, file management, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation graphics. 54 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-10 - Introduction to Business 3 units
UC, CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Scope, function, and organization of contemporary business; fundamentals, concepts, principles, and current practices in the major areas of business activity with an integrated global perspective. 54 hours lecture.


BUS-18A - Business Law I 3 units
UC*, CSU (C-ID BUS 125)
Prerequisite: None.

The social and practical basis of the law. Covers the legal and ethical environment of business, contracts, agency and employment, and the law of sales. 54 hours lecture. 


BUS-18B - Business Law II 3 units
UC*, CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Commercial paper, secured transactions, bankruptcy, agency and employment, business organizations, governmental
regulations, international law, real and personal property and trusts and estates.54 hours lecture.


BUS-20 - Business Mathematics 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to quantitative approaches for solving common business problems using general mathematics and first degree equations. Includes the development and solution of problems in the areas of business statistics, trade and cash discounts, markups and markdowns, perishables, payroll, taxes, simple interest, promissory notes, compound interest, present and future value, annuities and sinking funds, installment buying and credit cards, home ownership costs, insurance, stocks and bonds, mutual funds, financial reports, depreciation, inventory, and overhead. 54 hours lecture.


BUS-22 - Management Communications 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CAT-30

Examines the dynamics of organizational communication ncluding a cross cultural emphasis. Practical experience is attained in verbal, non-verbal and interpersonal communication. Includes business report writing, letter writing and resume writing.54 hours lecture.


BUS-30 - Entrepreneurship and Small Business 3 units
Management
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Identify and evaluate opportunities for start-up and existing small businesses. Investigate concepts tools and practices associated with identifying or creating new venture opportunities. Explore ways to shape and evaluate the viability of these opportunities by understanding key industry factors, market and competitive factors, and customer needs. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-40 - International Business-Principles 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

A comprehensive overview of international business designed to provide both beginners and experienced business people with a global perspective on international trade including foreign investments, impact of financial markets, and the operation of multi-national corporations. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-43 - International Business-Marketing 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Presents the problems of marketing in the international marketplace and how marketers approach and solve them. The course focuses on concepts and principles by teaching the theory and practice of international marketing. Included are: the United States international marketing position, market entry strategies, analysis of foreign markets, culture and marketing, product,pricing, distribution, promotion and sales. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-46 - International Business-Introduction to 3 units
Importing/Exporting
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to the current U.S. position in the global trade arena with an emphasis on the import/export concerns of the small U.S. firm. Includes import/export assessment, methods of import/export, resources of import/export advice, international market research methods, aspects of overseas buying/selling practices, and import/export documentation and shipping. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-47 - Applied Business and Management Ethics 3 units
(Same as MAG-47)
CSU
Prerequisite: None. 

An examination of ethical concerns in business decision making.Includes corporate, personal, global, governmental, public, environ-mental, product, and job-related issues. Case studies and corporate ethics programs and audits also covered. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-48 - International Management 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

A beginning focus for managing resources at the international level. Case studies are used to examine what a manager would need to know to function as effectively as possible in other cultures. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-51 - Principles of Electronic-Commerce 3 units
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: BUS-10, and CIS-1A.

An introduction to electronic commerce focusing on business, technological and social issues in today’s global market. Provides the theory and practice of conducting business over the Internet and the World Wide Web. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-53 - Introduction to Personal Finance 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to personal finance focusing on mastering the key concepts involved in attaining personal wealth. Personal finance focuses on the concepts, decision-making tools, and applications of financial planning. A financial plan will be utilized to guide decisions today and in years to come. Additional emphasis will be placed on interpreting financial information obtained online, the theory and practice regarding income tax law, health insurance provisions, retirement programs, and personal investing. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option)​


BUS-58 - Marketing the Virtual Office 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

Identifies and evaluates various employment marketing techniques such as networking face-to-face, virtual interviews, associating with professional organizations, developing flyers and brochures, developing a professional Internet site, and using Web-based resources. The course is a core requirement of the Virtual Assistant certificate program. 54 hours of lecture. (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option)


BUS-61 - Introduction to Insurance 1 unit
Prerequisite: None.

Basic introduction to the modern insurance system, how insurance products and services are distributed to the consumer, how insurance company departments function, how reinsurance is used, civil laws or tort and contracts, commercial and personal ISO insurance contracts, and the risk management process. 18 hours lecture.


BUS-67 - Business Practices for Photographers 3 units
(Same as PHO-67)
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

This course provides a foundation in business practices for photographers. Topics include: building a personal photography business model, pricing photographic services, negotiating with clients, protecting the photographer’s work, assessing equipment needs and costs, insurance, accounting, contracts, copyright, marketing, stock photography, and archiving photographs. 54 hours lecture.


BUS-70 - Introduction to Organization Development 3 units
(Same as MAG-70)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: MAG-44.

This is a study of organization-wide, planned efforts to increase organizational effectiveness using planned interventions by managers. Multiple intervention techniques, such as diagnostic activities, team building, process consulting, coaching and goal setting are covered. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-71 - Introduction to Productivity Management 3 units
(Same as MAG-71)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: MAG-44 and 70.

An introduction to the techniques used to determine, analyze and improve the systems of creating wealth by supplying quality goods and services to consumers. Includes selecting technologies, managing facilities and people, and integrating cross-functional departments into effective work units. 54 hours lecture.


BUS-72 - Introduction to Quantitative Methods 3 units
Business
(Same as MAG-72)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: BUS-20 and MAG-70.

An introduction to the techniques used to analyze business decisions using facts and data. An application of statistical techniques for non-mathematicians for making effective business decisions. 54 hours lecture.​


BUS-80 - Principles of Logistics 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to the management of business logistics functions including purchasing, inventory management, transportation, warehousing and their related technologies. Focus is on integration of logistics functions to improve overall supply chain customer service and cost performance. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


BUS-200 - Business Administration 1-2-3-4 units
Work Experience 
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit. ​


Management

MAG-44 - Principles of Management 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

For those who are in management, preparing for a potential promotion or interested in the management process. Includes the primary functions of planning, organizing, controlling and leading as well as related skills such as team development, motivation and communication techniques, and quality management. Also social responsibility and a global perspective are emphasized. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-46 - Contemporary Quality Systems 3 units
Management
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to Quality Management principles and to their application in business, industry, and public service organizations including Deming’s 14 points, process management, ISO 9000 certification, Six Sigma efforts, Baldrige criteria and introductory statistical process control. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-44 - Principles of Management 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

For those who are in management, preparing for a potential promotion or interested in the management process. Includes the primary functions of planning, organizing, controlling and leading as well as related skills such as team development, motivation and communication techniques, and quality management. Also social responsibility and a global perspective are emphasized. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-46 - Contemporary Quality Systems 3 units
Management
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to Quality Management principles and to their application in business, industry, and public service organizations including Deming’s 14 points, process management, ISO 9000 certification, Six Sigma efforts, Baldrige criteria and introductory statistical process control. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-52 - Employee Training and Development 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

This course examines the forces influencing employee development through various methods such as training, strategic thinking, needs assessments, training evaluation, learning theories, e-learning and career development. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-53 - Human Relations 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

A practical application of basic psychology in building better employer/employee relationships. Examines effective human relation techniques. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-54 - Employee Labor Relations 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

This course provides a framework for studying labor relations, the objective of employee relationships, industrial relations, right of labor and management, labor law, bargaining, unions, employment contracts, grievances, developing effective new processes, history of labor relations and ethics. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-56 - Human Resources Management 3 units
Prerequisite: None. 

Examines the manager’s responsibility for implementing human resources applications involving the selection, training, evaluation, motivation and promotion of personnel. Compares and contrasts alternatives leading to innovative and socially responsible solutions to current employee relations issues with the workplace. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)

MAG-57 - Oral Communications 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

Presents persuasive, expository, and extemporaneous expression applied to the business environment. Includes a practical demonstration of acquired skills in oral communication. Explores obstacles to the communication process in interpersonal and group communications. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-60 - Introduction to Hospitality Management 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to hospitality management covering travel and tourism, resorts, clubs, casinos, lodging and food and beverage industries with consideration given to issues in environment, technology, ethics and international arena. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-62 - Restaurant and Hotel Management 3 units
Prerequisite: None.

Management techniques and concepts about giving service in the restaurant and hotel industries. Course is designed to train future food service, hotel or hospitality industry executives. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-70 - Introduction to Organization Development 3 units 
(Same as BUS-70)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: MAG-44.

This is a study of organization-wide, planned efforts to increase organizational effectiveness using planned interventions by managers. Multiple intervention techniques, such as diagnostic activities, team building, process consulting, coaching and goal setting are covered. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MAG-71 - Introduction to Productivity Management 3 units
(Same as BUS-71)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: MAG-44 and 70.

An introduction to the techniques used to determine, analyze and improve the systems of creating wealth by supplying quality goods and services to consumers. Includes selecting technologies, managing facilities and people, and integrating cross-functional departments into effective work units. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-72 - Introduction to Quantitative Methods 3 units 
Business
(Same as BUS-72)
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: BUS-20 and MAG-70.

An introduction to the techniques used to analyze business decisions using facts and data. An application of statistical techniques for non-mathematicians for making effective business decisions. 54 hours lecture.


MAG-200 - Management Work Experience 1-2-3-4 units
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit.


Marketing

MKT-20 - Principles of Marketing 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None. 
Advisory: BUS-10.

Examines the role of marketing as it relates to society and economic development. The course will analyze products, consumer, marketing research, and strategic market planning. The course will survey, with a global perspective, the selection of target markets as well as the development of the marketing mix -place, product, price and promotion. 54 hours lecture.​


MKT-30 - Fashion Merchandising 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

An in-depth study of the fashion merchandising field; emphasis on development and growth of fashion merchandising. Retail and vendor methods of operation and distribution; the influence of promotion, advertising, and publicity on consumer demand. Examination of current trends. Career opportunities that exist in the fashion field. 54 hours lecture.


MKT-40 - Advertising 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Economic, professional, persuasive and technical aspects of advertising, publicity and propaganda, and their relation to sociology and psychology. Campaign organization, research, and media of communication. Analysis and discussion of situation problems, mass motivation, consumer action and legal restraints. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MKT-41 - Techniques of Selling 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Examines the key topics of how to locate, qualify and approach prospects; how to deliver the sales presentation, how to meet objections and how to close the sale. The analysis of behavioral, ethical and philosophical factors as applied to the selling function globally. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MKT-42 - Retail Management 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Merchandising analysis of the changing concepts and business objectives of retailing. Management philosophies, strategies, and functions (from individual to multi-unit firms). Social and economic forces on decisions concerning location and operational policies. Analysis of forms of retailing, such as foods, motels, service stations, and direct channels. 54 hours lecture. (Letter Grade, or Pass/No Pass option.)


MKT-50 - Marketing Research 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

An introduction to various research methodologies useful in the marketing environment. This course will focus on development, execution and application of marketing research, pulling it all together with completion of a marketing research project. 54 hours lecture.​


MKT-200 - Marketing Work Experience 1-2-3-4 units
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit. 


Paralegal Studies

PAL-10 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

An overview of the role of the paralegal. Introduction to administrative, civil, criminal and business law; and the court system. Emphasis on legal terminology and ethics of the legal profession. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-14 - Legal Ethics 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Rules, regulations and responsibilities guiding the ethical behavior of paralegal professionals focusing on real-life ethical situations. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-64 - Legal Research and Computer Applications 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Introduction to legal research from the perspective of the paralegal’s role in a law office including surveys of the principle law books and other materials used for legal research. Emphasis is placed on legal authority and on computer-assisted research. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-68 - Civil Litigation and Procedures I 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

The first of two courses designed to introduce the student to the study of civil litigation. Provides an overview of the litigation process and the function of the paralegal in the process. Rules of procedure will be applied to draft complaints, motions, answers and other legal documents applicable in a given fact situation in the preliminary stages of litigation. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-70 - Law Office Policies, Procedures and Ethics 1.5 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Theoretical and practical aspects of policies and procedures in a law office as they relate to the role of the paralegal with emphasis on ethics, in each topic covered. Law office timekeeping, fee arrangements and calendaring will be studied using application software. 27 hours lecture.​


PAL-71 - Legal Terminology 1.5 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Introduction to legal words, definitions, synonyms, pronunciation and usage. To prepare for the use of legal terms in legal writing, memoranda of law, legal documents and briefs as well as verbal communication with judges, lawyers, paralegals and legal assistants in the legal profession. 27 hours lecture.


PAL-72 - Legal Analysis and Writing 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: PAL-10, 68 or BUS-18A.

The study of techniques for analyzing judicial opinions and applying precedential decisions to current controversies, and of the written formats used in various legal documents, with emphasis on court pleadings. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-78 - Civil Litigation and Procedures II 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: PAL-68.
Further study of civil litigation and procedures as it pertains to the role of a paralegal. Evidence, discovery techniques, preparation of briefs, settlement procedures, judgments, appeals, post trial procedures and alternative methods of dispute resolution are emphasized. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-80 - Internship Project 1.5 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: PAL-64.
An application course designed to enhance practical research and writing skills including activities in law library and techniques of acquiring permanent employment in law-related environment. Awritten report will be required to contrast application with theory. 27 hours lecture.


PAL-81 - Bankruptcy Law and Procedures 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Bankruptcy law and procedures as related to the role of a paralegal. Students prepare case files for several bankruptcy proceedings as though processed through the court system. Both debtor’s and creditor’s rights and obligations are covered. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-83 - Estate Planning and Probate Procedures 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Estate planning for paralegals focusing on preparation of wills, trusts, life insurance, annuities and tax issues. Introduces various methods of administering a deceased person’s estate by a paralegal. Probate and non-probate procedures are examined as well as court proceedings to protect minors and an incompetent person’s estate. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-85 - Family Law and Procedures 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Substantive law and procedures used in family law by a paralegal relative to dissolution of marriage, legal separation, nullity proceedings and the rights of married and unmarried parties under community and separate property laws and cohabitation cases in California. 54 hours lecture.​


PAL-87 - Trial Practice Preparation and Procedures 3 units
CSU 
Prerequisite: None.

Preparation and presentation of motions and a mock jury trial. Actual pleading, discovery, briefs and trial notebooks are prepared and used. The evidence code is reviewed and used at trial. 54 hours lecture.


PAL-200 - Paralegal Studies Work Experience 1-2-3-4 units
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit


Real Estate

RLE-80 - Real Estate Principles 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

The fundamental real estate course covering the basic laws and principles of California real estate, gives understanding, background, and terminology necessary for specialized courses. Assists those preparing for the real estate sales agent license examination. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-81 - Real Estate Practices 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Covers basic laws and principles of California real estate, terminology and daily operations in a real estate brokerage. Includes listing, prospecting, advertising, financing, sales techniques, escrow and ethics. Applies toward state’s educational requirements for the brokers examination. 54 hours lecture.​


RLE-82 - Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

California real estate law, including rights incident to property ownership and management, agency, contracts, and application to real estate transfer, conveyance, probate proceedings, trust deeds, and foreclosure, as well as recent legislation governing real estate \transactions. Applies toward educational requirement of brokers examination. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-83 - Real Estate Finance 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Analysis of real estate financing, including lending policies and problems in financing transactions in residential, apartment, commercial, and special purpose properties. Methods of financing properties emphasized. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-84 - Real Estate Appraisal 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Purposes of appraisals, the appraisal process, and the different approaches, methods, and techniques used to determine the value of various types of property. Emphasis will be on residential and single-unit properties. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-85 - Real Estate Economics 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Trends and factors affecting the value of real estate; the nature and classification of land economics; the development of property, construction and subdivision, economic values and real estate evaluation; real estate cycles and business fluctuations, residential market trends, real and special purpose property trends. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-86 - Escrow Procedures I 3 units
CSU
Prerequisite: None.

Methods and techniques of escrow procedure for various types of real estate transactions, including the legal/ethical responsibilities 
engaged in escrow work. 54 hours lecture.


RLE-200 - Real Estate Work Experience 1-2-3-4 units
CSU*
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Students should have paid or voluntary employment.

This course is designed to coordinate the student’s occupational on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Students enrolled in this occupational work experience course must be employed in a field related to the work experience subject area. Students may earn up to four (4) units each semester for a maximum of 16 units of work experience. No more than 20 hours per week may be applied toward the work requirement. 18 hours lecture. Additionally, 60 hours of volunteer work or 75 hours of paid work is required for each unit. ​


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