This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree.

Furthering a current real estate career path or gaining a solid understanding of the best practices in a different segment is key to demonstrating a commitment to the real estate industry and other professional real estate opportunities.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Analyze and evaluate business principles, challenges, and opportunities as it relates to real estate.
  • Discuss and evaluate real estate marketing and sales techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze ethical and procedural problems that arise in residential real estate sales transactions from the prospective of buyers, sellers, brokers, appraisers, lenders, and escrow officers.
  • Discuss and evaluate real estate market and trends.
  • Explain and evaluate methods of financing real estate.
  • Explain laws and procedures that apply to escrows involving the sale of California residential real estate. 
Required Courses (15 units) Units
BUS-10/10H Introduction to Business/Honors 3
RLE-80 Real Estate Principles 3
RLE-81 Real Estate Practices 3
RLE-82 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RLE-83 Real Estate Finance 3
OR    
RLE-86 Escrow Procedures I 3