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Contact: Edwin Estes Jr., Esq.Title: Program CoordinatorContact: eestes@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Real Estate, AS

Business Division
 

This program prepares students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses. The requirements for a degree in real estate include the eight classes needed prior to applying to take the Real Estate Broker License Exam as well as several additional classes designed to strengthen the skills needed to succeed in a career in real estate.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Real Estate Brokers

      Real Estate Brokers

      SOC Career Code: 41-9021.00

      Operate real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $140.32

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $71,391.05
      Annual Job Openings
      2,177

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Real Estate Sales Agents

      Real Estate Sales Agents

      SOC Career Code: 41-9022.00

      Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $110.31

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $57,922.25
      Annual Job Openings
      6,193

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • Real Estate, AS

    Business Division
     

    This program prepares students for employment following graduation. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses. The requirements for a degree in real estate include the eight classes needed prior to applying to take the Real Estate Broker License Exam as well as several additional classes designed to strengthen the skills needed to succeed in a career in real estate.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSR 50Real Estate Principles3
    BUSR 51Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
    BUSR 52Real Estate Practice3
    BUSR 53Real Estate Finance3
    BUSR 55Real Estate Economics3
    or BUSA 11 Fundamentals of Accounting
    BUSR 81Appraisal: Principles and Procedures3.5
    CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
    Required Electives
    Choose three of the following9
    BUSR 59
    Real Estate Property Management
    BUSR 60
    Real Estate Investment Planning
    BUSR 62
    Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
    BUSR 76
    Escrow Procedures I
    BUSR 40
    Landlord-Tenant Law
    BUSL 18
    Business Law
    Total Units31

    Real Estate Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Real Estate Sales

    Business Division
    Certificate E0342

    Prior to taking the California Real Estate Salespersons Examination, an applicant must complete three (3) college level courses specified by the California Department of Real Estate. Two of these classes are mandated: Real Estate Principles (BUSR 50) and Real Estate Practice (BUSR 52). The third class may be any real estate or real estate related course specified by The California Department of Real Estate. The Real Estate Sales Certificate includes these three classes for a total of 9 units needed to apply for the California Real Estate Salesperson's Examination. 

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    BUSR 50Real Estate Principles3
    BUSR 52Real Estate Practice3
    Choose one course from the following:3
    BUSA 11
    Fundamentals of Accounting
    BUSR 55
    Real Estate Economics
    BUSR 51
    Legal Aspects of Real Estate
    BUSR 76
    Escrow Procedures I
    BUSR 62
    Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
    BUSR 81
    Appraisal: Principles and Procedures
    BUSR 53
    Real Estate Finance
    BUSR 59
    Real Estate Property Management
    BUSR 60
    Real Estate Investment Planning
    BUSR 40
    Landlord-Tenant Law
    BUSL 18
    Business Law
    Total Units9

    Real Estate Website 

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Edwin Estes Jr., Esq.Title: Program CoordinatorContact: eestes@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Location: Building 78-3190Phone: (909) 274-6428