More and more Californians are becoming licensed as real estate salespersons and brokers. The number of examination and original license applicants has increased significantly. License renewals are on the rise as well, resulting in a total real estate licensee population of more than 360,000.
The curriculum in Real Estate, a two-year course of study, is designed to give students a sound foundation in theory and practice so that they may hold a salaried position while they prepare for specialized realty work, and to help them obtain the California real estate salesperson's license.
Entry positions open to graduates who pass the California State examination for a salesperson's or broker's license include those of sales agent, junior appraiser, rental agent, or property manager for a bank or land-development company; or in the property department of a corporation, a savings-and-loan company, or an insurance company. Graduates may also search titles and close transactions in the escrow departments of any of these establishments or for escrow companies.
The course of study includes instruction
in the following: principles of real estate, real estate practices,
legal aspects of real estate, real estate finance, real estate
appraisal, real property management, and escrow procedure.
Associate in Arts Degree in Real Estate is in preparation for the California Real Estate Salesmanís License and Brokerís License.
For Additional Information
For more information regarding the Real
Estate Program or registration, call (209) 384-6120 or visit the
Lesher Student Services Center
to speak to a counselor.