Real Estate

Associate Degree

A.A. in Real Estate

CRC offers, in addition to a Real Estate AA Degree, a variety of courses available which satisfy State of California prerequisites for Real Estate Salesperson and Real Estate Broker examinations.

Highlights include:

  • Instruction by trained, working real estate professionals
  • Preparation for State of California real estate license examinations
  • Training in one of the most lucrative careers in today's world
  • A lab with tutorial assistance

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON EXAM:
To qualify to take an examination for a Real Estate Salesperson License, an applicant must submit evidence (transcripts) of having completed a college-level course in Real Estate Principles.

In addition to Real Estate Principles the applicant must also (either when qualifying for the examination, when applying for the original license or within eighteen months after license issuance) submit evidence of having completed TWO additional basic real estate courses from the following CRC course offerings. (It is recommended that Real Estate Practice be one of the courses selected.)

  • Accounting 301 (1A)
  • Business Law 340 (18A)
  • Introduction to Escrow Procedures
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Property Management
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Practice

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE BROKER EXAMINATION
An applicant for the Broker examination must have completed eight college-level courses, in addition to the experience/educational requirements. These eight courses should include the following CRC course offerings:

  • Real Estate Principles
  • Real Estate Practice
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Economics or Accounting 301 (1A)
  • and two courses from the following group: *
  • Business Law 340 (18A)
  • Real Property Management
  • Introduction to Escrow Procedures
  • Advanced Appraisal

* If applicant completes both Accounting and Real EstateEconomics, only one additional course is required.

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an Associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the Bachelor’s degree.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
BUSINESS CORE:
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 310 Business Communications 3
BUS 330 Managing Diversity in the Workplace 3
BUS 340 Business Law 3
BUS 300 Introduction to Business 3
BUSTEC 302 Computer-Keyboarding 2
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics (3) 3
   or BUS 320 Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
   or ECON 320 Concepts in Personal Finance (3)
   or ECON 100 Introduction to Economics (3)
Computer science courses wthin Business Core: [ CISC 310] or [CISC 302/JOUR 333 + 2 units from the listed CISC/CISA courses]:
CISC 310 Introduction to Computer Information Science (3) 2 - 4
or [[ CISC 302 Computer Familiarization (2)
or JOUR 330 ] Computer Familiarization (2)
and [[[[[[[ CISA 340 Presentation Graphics (2)
or CISA 320 ] Introduction to Database Management (1)
or CISA 315 ] Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets (2)
or CISA 305 ]] Beginning Word Processing (2)
REAL ESTATE FOCUS:
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 110 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 120 Real Estate Practice 3
RE 130 Real Estate Finance 3
RE 140 Real Estate Appraisal 3
RE 190 Real Property Management 3
Total Units: 44 - 46

The Real Estate Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

Career Information

Real Estate Agent; Real Estate Broker; Real Estate Appraiser Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Certificates of Achievement

Real Estate Broker Certificate

CRC offers courses which satisfy State of California prerequisites for Real Estate Broker examinations.

Highlights include:

  • nstruction by trained, working real estate professionals
  • Preparation for State of California real estate license examinations
  • Training in one of the most lucrative careers in today's world
  • A lab with tutorial assistance

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE BROKER EXAMINATION
An applicant for the Broker examination must have completed eight college-level courses, in addition to the experience/educational requirements. These eight courses should include the following CRC course offerings:

  • Real Estate Principles
  • Real Estate Practice
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Economics or Accounting 301 (1A)
  • and two courses from the following group: *
  • Business Law 340 (18A)
  • Real Property Management
  • Introduction to Escrow Procedures
  • Advanced Appraisal

*If applicant completes both Accounting and Real Estate Economics, only one additional course is required.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 110 Legal Aspects of Real Estate 3
RE 120 Real Estate Practice 3
RE 130 Real Estate Finance 3
RE 140 Real Estate Appraisal 3
RE 150 Real Estate Economics (3) 3 - 4
   or ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
RE 190 Real Property Management 3
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
RE 141 Advanced Appraisal (3)
RE 160 Introduction to Escrow Procedures (3)
RE 161 Advanced Escrow Procedures (3)
BUS 340 Business Law (3)
Total Units: 24 - 25

Real Estate Sales Certificate

CRC offers, in addition to a Real Estate AA Degree, a variety of courses available which satisfy State of California prerequisites for Real Estate Salesperson and Real Estate Broker examinations.

Highlights include:

  • Instruction by trained, working real estate professionals
  • Preparation for State of California real estate license examinations
  • Training in one of the most lucrative careers in today's world
  • A lab with tutorial assistance

APPLICANTS FOR THE REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON EXAM
To qualify to take an examination for a Real Estate Salesperson License, an applicant must submit evidence (transcripts) of having completed a college-level course in Real Estate Principles.

In addition to Real Estate Principles the applicant must also (either when qualifying for the examination, when applying for the original license or within eighteen months after license issuance) submit evidence of having completed TWO additional basic real estate courses from the following CRC course offerings. (It is recommended that Real Estate Practice be one of the courses selected.)

  • Accounting 301 (1A)
  • Business Law 340 (18A)
  • Introduction to Escrow Procedures
  • Legal Aspects of Real Estate
  • Real Property Management
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Practice

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
RE 300 California Real Estate Principles 3
RE 120 Real Estate Practice 3
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
RE 110 Legal Aspects of Real Estate (3)
RE 130 Real Estate Finance (3)
RE 140 Real Estate Appraisal (3)
RE 190 Real Property Management (3)
Total Units: 9