Real Estate Sales Certificate Business Total Units: 9.0

Term Effective: Fall 2013

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 2016

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.


The Real Estate Sales Certificate is an academic and vocational program and provides a gateway for all students seeking a career in the real estate and related professions. The curriculum provides viewpoints and knowledge from an everyday perspective by instructors actively employed in the real estate industry.

More information about the Business Administration programs can be found at the Business Administration Department website.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Distinguish, group and justify the different forms of property estates
  2. Arrange and assess equal housing opportunities.
  3. Examine and integrate current economic conditions into the availability of credit.
  4. Distinguish and group the approaches to real property
  5. Examine principles of supply and demand in the real estate market

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program can view the recommended course sequence

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Real Estate Sales  program are:

  • Complete 9.0 units from
    • Real Estate Sales Requirements

Real Estate Sales Requirements - complete 9.00 units
RE 50 Real Estate Principles3.00
RE 51 Real Estate Practice3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
RE 52 Real Estate Finance3.00
RE 53 Residential Real Estate Appraisal3.00
RE 54 Commercial Real Estate Appraisal3.00
RE 55 Legal Aspects of Real Estate3.00
RE 56 Real Estate Economics3.00
RE 57 Property Management in California3.00
RE 58 Real Estate Escrow3.00
BAD 1 Financial Accounting4.00
BAD 18 The Legal Environment of Business3.00

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.

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