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Real Estate: Prelicense

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Real Estate: Prelicense introduces students to the real estate profession. This program is designed to prepare students to meet the requirements to take the Arizona State Real Estate Salesperson's Exam. Emphasis will be placed on license laws, real and personal property, financing, purchasing, selling, renting, legal descriptions, rights and interests in property, ownership, contracts, real estate terminology and economics, investing in real estate, foreclosure, land use, and evaluation.

Details

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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Real Estate: Prelicense (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5139N
Total Credits Required
6.5
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of national and Arizona specific real estate laws, principles, and practices.
  2. Apply effective communication skills in order to collaborate with a diverse population.
  3. Utilize research and critical thinking skills to manage real estate transactions.
  4. Demonstrate successful marketing techniques.
  5. Prepare and negotiate purchase contracts.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2019.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
(REA179 and
REA180)
or
REA201
(Real Estate Principles I and Real Estate Principles II) or Real Estate Principles I And II Critical course Gateway course 6
REA290AH Real Estate Seminar: Contract Writing 0.5

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
(REA179 and
REA180)
or
REA201
(Real Estate Principles I and Real Estate Principles II) or Real Estate Principles I And II Critical course Gateway course 6
REA290AH Real Estate Seminar: Contract Writing 0.5
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Real Estate: Prelicense (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=142109).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog YearEffective Dates
2019-20205/28/2019 – 5/25/2020