Real Estate, A.S.

Real Estate is a rewarding and flexible career choice. Real estate agents work with buyers, sellers, tenants, builders, and lenders in this dynamic profession.  Set your own schedule, balance life and work, celebrate home purchases, expand your business knowledge and prepare for a career with great earning potential.

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MSJC General Education Option A 

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Semester 1Units
RE-101 Real Estate Principles (formerly RE-140) 3
SOCI-105 Social Psychology 3
COMM-103 Interpersonal Communication 3
CSCR-116 Integrative Career/Life Planning (formerly GUID-116) 3
ENGL-101 College Composition (formerly Freshman Composition) 4
 Units16
Spring Semester 1
RE-502 Real Estate Practice (formerly RE-141) 3
RE-503 Legal Aspects of Real Estate (formerly RE-142) 3
PS-101 Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
ENVS-101 Environmental Science 3
MATH-115 Ideas of Mathematics 3
 Units15
Fall Semester 2
RE-504 Real Estate Finance (formerly RE-143) 3
ACCT-124 Financial Accounting - Principles of Accounting I 3
RE-506 Real Estate Economics (formerly RE-145) 3
BADM-103 Introduction to Business 3
DIG-110 Introduction to Digital Media 3
COMM-113 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
 Units18
Spring Semester 2
RE-707 Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending (formerly RE-146) 3
RE-505 Real Estate Property Management (formerly RE-154 Property Management) 3
ART-104 World Art 3
RE-544 Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal (formerly RE-144 Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures) 3
DIG-181 Social Media Marketing (formerly DIG-581) 3
 Units15
 Total Units64

An Associate Degree in this program requires students to follow MSJC's General Education, Option A and complete all general education areas, all major requirements, and complete an overall total of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

An Associate Degree in this program requires students to follow MSJC's General Education, Option A and complete all general education areas, all major requirements, and complete an overall total of 60 degree applicable units with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Course Title Credits
MSJC General Education Option A24
Required Real Estate Courses12
Real Estate Electives12
Electives (as needed to reach 60 units)
Course Title Credits
Required Courses
RE-101Real Estate Principles (formerly RE-140)3
RE-502Real Estate Practice (formerly RE-141)3
RE-503Legal Aspects of Real Estate (formerly RE-142)3
RE-504Real Estate Finance (formerly RE-143)3
Elective Courses
Select 12 units of the following:12
Financial Accounting - Principles of Accounting I
Honors Financial Accounting - Principles of Accounting I
Legal Environment of Business
Real Estate Property Management (formerly RE-154 Property Management)
Real Estate Economics (formerly RE-145)
Fundamentals of Real Estate Appraisal (formerly RE-144 Basic Appraisal Principles and Procedures)
Cooperative Work Experience: Real Estate (formerly RE-149)
Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending (formerly RE-146)
Total Units24

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