101
REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES
3 Units
Real Estate 101 covers the basic laws and principles of California real estate and gives understanding, background, and terminology necessary for advanced study in specialized courses. The course is of assistance to those preparing for the real estate sales license examination. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Note: This course may be taken 3 times; a maximum of 9 units may be earned. Transfer credit: CSU

105
REAL ESTATE PRE-LICENSE
3 Units
Real Estate 105 is a course that reviews all the material necessary to take the Department
of Real Estate Salesperson’s or Broker’s Examination. Students learn the financial, economic, and political aspects of real estate practice in California. Regulations of the real estate business and licensing of real estate brokers and salespersons are discussed in detail. In addition, the license law, the subdivision law administered by the Real Estate Commissioner, the Regulations of the commissioner, and extracts from other pertinent California codes, are presented. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None.

120
REAL ESTATE PRACTICE
3 Units
Real Estate 120 covers the day-to-day operations from the viewpoint of the real estate salesperson. The topics covered include: listing, prospecting, advertising, financing, sales techniques, escrow, and ethics. This course applies toward the State of California's educational requirement for the salesperson's and broker’s examination. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

125
REAL ESTATE SALES SOFTWARE
1 Unit
Real Estate 125 is designed to introduce students to computers and teach them how to use the computer as a tool in the real estate industry. The course’s primary emphasis is on understanding the theories and concepts of the computer and how use of the computer is going to change the concepts and theories taught in other real estate courses. Current software emphasizing database management and remote communicating is taught. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours (8 weeks). Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

130
REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS
3 Units
Real Estate 130 is an econommic history of contemporary real estate and chronicles the events and economic trends infl uencing real estate values (appraisal). It offers an analysis of the interrelationship between the cost and value of real estate on a local and national level. This course meets the requirements for the appraisal subject matter electives of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation and fulfi lls the statutory pre-licensing requirements of the California Department of Real Estate for salespersons and brokers. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

140
LEGAL ASPECTS OF REAL ESTATE
3 Units
Real Estate 140 is a study of California real estate law, including rights incident to property ownerships and management, agency, contracts, and application to real estate transfer, conveyancing, probate proceedings, trust deeds, and foreclosure, as well as recent legislation governing real estate transactions. This course applies toward education requirement of broker’s examination. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

150
REAL ESTATE FINANCE
3 Units
Real Estate 150 covers statistics, modeling, and finance and is accepted for all four levels of
appraisal licensure, including trainee, licensed appraiser, certifi ed residential, and certified general. This course meets the requirements of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifi cations Board of the Appraisal Foundation and meets the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) salesperson and broker pre-license real estate finance requirements.Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

161
INCOME APPRAISAL REPORT WRITING
3 Units
Real Estate 161 covers real estate appraisal, including methods of appraising such properties as apartment buildings, industrial properties, subdivisions, and rural properties. This course meets the requirements of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifi cations Board of the Appraisal Foundation. It covers advanced income property applications, case studies, and report writing. This course meets the license requirements for all levels of appraisal licensure. It is required for the trainee license, residential license, certified residential license, and certifi ed general license. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

162
BASIC APPRAISAL PRINCIPLES AND
PRODEDURES
3.5 Units
Real Estate 162 meets the requirements of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation. The emphasis of this course is on residential real estate. It covers the basic real estate appraisal principles, basic real estate appraisal procedures, and meets the license requirements for all levels of appraisal licensure. It is required for the trainee license, residential license, certified residential license, and certified general license. This course qualifies with the California Department of Real Estate as a statutory/pre-license real estate course for both the salesperson and broker education requirements. Lecture 3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None.

163
BASIC RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE
APPRAISAL
3.5 Units
Real Estate 163 which focuses on residential appraisals, meets the requirements of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifi cations Board of the Appraisal Foundation and follows their outline modules. It covers the following major areas: 1) Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best use; 2) Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach; and 3) Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach. This course meets the license education requirements for all levels of appraisal licensure. It is required for the trainee license, residential license, certified residential license, and certified general license. This course qualifies with the California Department of Real Estate as a statutory/pre-license real estate course for both the salesperson and broker education requirements. In addition, this course may also qualify as the second appraisal course for broker education requirements referred to as Advanced Real Estate Appraisal. Emphasis is on residential properties, such as single-family homes, 1-4 unit apartments, condos, mobile homes, and manufactured homes. Lecture 3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None

164
RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS AND RESIDENTIAL REPORT WRITING
3 Units
Real Estate 164 meets the requirements of the 2008 Appraisal Qualifi cations Board of the Appraisal Foundation. It covers Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies, as well as Residential Report Writing and Case Studies. This course meets the license requirments for all levels of appraisal licensure. It is required for the trainee license, residential license, certified residential license, and certified general license. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None

165
UNIFORM STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL APPRAISAL PRACTICE (USPAP)
1 Unit
Real Estate 165 meets the requirements of the Appraisal Qualifi cations Board (AQB) of the Appraisal Foundation for state licensing and certifi cation. This course includes the national examination as required by the AQB. Completion of this course and successful completion of the three-hour national examination (the course final examination) are required by the California Office of Real Estate Appraisers (OREA) for initial trainee licensure. Lecture 1 hour. Prerequisite: None. Note: Students with disabilities who require special accommodations must contact the GCC Business Division before registering for information to obtain prior written approval from the AQB.

180
MORTGAGE LOAN BROKERING
3 Units
Real Estate 180 details the requirements for granting licenses to loan on real property in California. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

190
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
3 Units
Real Estate 190 is a basic course in the management of income properties which analyzes specific types of properties that are managed; formulates and discusses the major problems of leasing,  collections, rent schedules, tenant selection, neighborhood analysis, purchasing, evictions, preventive maintenance, depreciation, record keeping, and economics of property; and compiles a set of procedures for practical utilization in property management. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU

195
COMMON INTEREST DEVELOPMENTS (HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS MANAGEMENT)
3 Units
Real Estate 195 covers the basics of managing, purchasing and selling of common interest developments (CIDs) that are governed by homeowner associtions (HOA) including condominiums. All applicable laws will be included in the course. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None.

250
ESCROW I
3 Units
Real Estate 250 is an introduction to the terminology, legal aspects, and process in the escrow function in real estate transactions. Emphasis is on the process of taking, processing, and closing of escrow. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU
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