Business: Real Estate (AA) Business Total Units: 25.0

Term Effective: Fall 2017

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2019

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Previous Versions:

Business: Real Estate - effective Fall 2016
Business: Real Estate - effective Fall 2015
Real Estate - effective Spring 2011
Real Estate - effective Spring 2004


The Business: Real Estate major will provide students the opportunity to obtain entry-level positions and build their career within the area of real estate. Students will complete courses that meet continuing education requirements for the State of California's Real Estate Salesperson license and that are approved as an education requirement for both the State of California's Broker's license and California Appraiser Qualifications Board Exam. Students will benefit by the additional option of having a real estate major reflected on their Associate Degree.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply an in-depth knowledge of California Real estate principles and laws to successfully complete licensure requirements for licensee and broker;
  2. satisfy Department of Real Estate and Office of Real Estate Appraisers educational requirements for state licensing;
  3. apply necessary skills required for marketing and negotiating real estate transaction;
  4. demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and ethically with the principals involved in a real property transaction; and
  5. interpret and apply California real estate laws to a variety of real property transactions.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Business: Real Estate program are:

  • Complete 25.0 units from
    • Business: Real Estate Major Requirements
    • Business: Real Estate Major Elective Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Business: Real Estate Major Requirements - complete 18.00 units
RE 50Real Estate Principles3.00
RE 51Real Estate Practice3.00
RE 52Real Estate Finance3.00
RE 53Residential Real Estate Appraisal3.00
RE 55Legal Aspects of Real Estate3.00
RE 56Real Estate Economics3.00
Business: Real Estate Major Elective Requirements - complete 6.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 6.00 units from the following:
RE 54Commercial Real Estate Appraisal3.00
RE 57Property Management in California3.00
RE 58Real Estate Escrow3.00
BAD 1Financial Accounting4.00
BAD 18The Legal Environment of Business3.00
BAD 52Human Relations in Organizations3.00
BAD 53Introduction to Solving Business Problems With Spreadsheets1.50
BBK 50Computerized Bookkeeping and Accounting 13.00
BGN 81Practical Business Math Skills3.00
BMG 52Business Communication3.00
BMG 53Oral Communication in Organizations3.00
BMK 50Marketing3.00
BMK 51Principles of Selling3.00
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.


BMG54 is an approved substitute for BGN81.

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