RE-100       Topics in Real Estate

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in Real Estate.Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.


RE-160       Real Estate Principles

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course covers basic laws and principles of California real estate and provides understanding, background and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized courses. This course is designed to assist those preparing for the real estate examination. The California Department of Real Estate requires completion of this course, together with Real Estate Practice, RE-163, and one elective real estate course prior to taking the salesperson’s license examination.


RE-161       Legal Aspects of Real Estate

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course presents a study of California real estate law, including rights incidental to property ownerships and management, agency contracts and application to real estate transfer, conveyances, probate proceedings, trust deeds and foreclosure, as well as recent legislation covering real estate transactions.This course applies toward the educational requirement for the salesperson/agent’s and broker’s examinations.


RE-163    Real Estate Practice

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG

This course presents the day-to-day operation in real estate sales and brokerage, including listing, prospecting, financing, sales techniques, escrows and ethics.  Completion of this course, together with RE-160 (Real Estate Principles) is required prior to taking the California Department of Real Estate salesperson’s examination.


RE-164       Real Estate Finance

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course includes as topics to be covered, the analysis of real estate lending policies and problems in financing; transactions in residential apartment, commercial and special purpose properties. Methods of financing properties will be emphasized. This course applies toward the state educational requirements for the salespersons/agent’s and broker’s examinations.


RE-298                     Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Real Estate under the direction of an instructor.