Academic Catalogs

Real Estate-Broker, Associate in Science Degree

Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_AS_RE
Control Number: 16568

Students who complete the Real Estate-Broker Certificate of Achievement are equipped with immediately marketable skills and also the coursework necessary to sit for the California Real Estate Broker’s Examination.

Complete the Real Estate Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog.

Program Outcomes

  1. Function effectively in an entry-level real estate position using the skills, principles, and tools they have acquired.
  2. Communicate effectively in personal organizational and real estate environments.
  3. Apply the real estate principles they have learned to effectively facilitate real estate transactions in a variety of settings.
  4. Be prepared to sit for the California Real Estate Broker’s Exam.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

  1. UNIT REQUIREMENT60 UNITS, with at least a 2.0 grade point average. At least 12 of the units must be earned at OCC, with a minimum of one course taken for a letter grade. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the program must be completed at OCC. A student must be enrolled at the time of application for graduation. Units earned at an accredited college or university on a credit/no credit basis will be counted toward the degree requirements of the college, to a maximum of 15 units.
  2. MAJOR REQUIREMENT - Complete the AA or AS major requirements as detailed in the Degree and Certificate section of this catalog.
  3. MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENT - Demonstrate competence in mathematics by either obtaining a satisfactory grade (grade of “C” or better or“pass”) in a mathematics course at or above the level of Intermediate Algebra as demonstrated by prior coursework, or by demonstrating competency that is comparable through the completion of a college-level math course that has Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite: Psychology A160 or Math A100 or higher, with the exception of Math A220.
  4. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT - Students may choose to complete Option 1 (OCC AA GE), Option 1 (OCC AS GE), Option 2 (CSU GE), or Option 3 (IGETC) to satisfy the general education requirement. See the General Education Patterns section of this catalog for more information.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT A100Accounting for Small Business3-4
or ACCT A101 Financial Accounting
BUS A110Business Law3
ECON A170Microeconomics3
or ECON A175 Macroeconomics
RE A110Real Estate Principles3
RE A120Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
RE A130Real Estate Practice3
RE A140Real Estate Appraisal3
RE A150Real Estate Finance3
Total Units24-25
Requirement Units
Program Major Units 24-25
AS General Education Option 1, 2, or 3 Varies
Transferable electives to satisfy unit requirement Varies
Total Degree Units 60