Real Estate (REAL)



101 Real Estate Principles - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 or English 47A, with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. This course is a study of the economics and transfer of landownership. Emphasis is placed on the roles and responsibilities of the broker, the owner and the purchaser in the buying and selling of property. This course is designed for students majoring in real estate and anyone interested in the principles of real estate. This course is required to sit for the California Real Estate License. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

105 Legal Aspects of Real Estate I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a study of California Real Estate law. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of the law to legal problems arising from real estate transactions, statutory enactment and case law, legal instruments, zoning ordinances, and city and county planning decisions. This course applies toward the State's educational requirements for the broker's examination and as an elective for the salesperson's license. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

110 Principles of Real Estate Appraisal I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a study of basic appraisal principles, market analysis and highest and best use. Emphasis is placed on providing students with an overview of real property concepts and characteristics, legal consideration, value influences, real estate finance, types of value, economic principles, real estate markets and analysis, and ethics in appraisal practice. Course content also includes the tools needed to properly collect and analyze market data including market segmentation and disaggregation, supply side analysis, demand analysis and highest and best use. This course applies toward the new 2008 basic educational requirements of the Office of Real Estate Appraisers for the California Real Estate Appraisal license and is structured to comply with the 2008 curriculum requirements of the Appraisal Qualifications Board. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

111 Introduction to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: Real Estate 110 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is a practical study of the appraisal profession and its application of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Course content includes a history of the appraisal industry, USPAP rules and standards, and an overview of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF), the Appraisal Standards Board (ASB), the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and the Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC). This course satisfies the AQB and the California Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA) 15-hour USPAP requirements as part of the 150 hours of required education for the Appraiser Trainee License. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

115 Real Estate Finance I - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49,each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. This course is a study of real estate finance. Emphasis is place on the types of real estate lenders, the sources of income for lending purposes, and buyer qualifications. This course is intended for designed for students majoring in real estate and for anyone interested in real estate finance. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

120 Real Estate Practice - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course examines the principles of real estate practice as they pertain to day-to-day operations in a real estate office. Topics include listings, valuations, prospecting, selling, financing, exchanges, taxation and specialized brokerage operations. Professional and ethical activities are stressed. This course applies toward the State's educational requirements for the broker's examination and as an elective for the salesperson's license. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

125 Real Estate Economics - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course deals with trends and factors that affect the value of real estate; the nature and classification of land economics; the development of property, construction and subdivision, economic values and real estate evaluation; real estate cycles and business fluctuations; residential market trends; real property and special purpose property trends. This course applies toward the State's educational requirements for the broker's examination and as an elective for the salesperson's license. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

130 Real Property Management - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49 or English 47A, with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. This course is a practical approach to the principles
and practices of managing income properties. Emphasis is placed on marketing, leasing, and maintenance of real property. This course is designed for students majoring in real estate and anyone interested in real property management. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

140 Real Estate Appraisal II - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course examines appraisal principles and procedures for complex properties, emphasizing income producing properties. Highest and best use, market analysis, lease analysis, and depreciation estimates are also considered. This course applies as an elective toward the State's educational requirements for the broker's examination and toward the educational requirements for various appraisal licenses issued by the State's Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA). (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

151 Real Estate Computer Applications - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This is an introductory course covering basic computer hardware, functions, software, and Internet resources available to enhance productivity for Real Estate Professionals. The course introduces students to a myriad of general and commercial software products designed or adapted for use in the Real Estate Industry. Emphasis is placed on Internet tools and resources for the California Real Estate Salesperson and Broker. This course applies toward the State's educational requirements for the California Real Estate Salesperson and Real Estate Broker. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

166 Common Interest Development - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a study of Common Interest Developments (CID) and the management of related Homeowner's Associations (HOA). Emphasis is placed on providing students with up-to-date management procedures and the application of California law where appropriate. This course is designed for students pursuing a career in Real Estate and/or those interested in CIDs. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.