Real Estate Broker Certificate

Business Division
Certificate L0352

Prior to taking the California Real Estate Broker’s License Exam, the applicant must have completed five (5) required courses:  BUSR 51, BUSR 52, BUSR 53, BUSR 81 and either BUSR 55 or BUSA 11. In addition, the applicant must take three (3) additional courses approved by the California Department of Real Estate: BUSR 50BUSR 57, BUSR 59, BUSR 60, BUSR 62, BUSR 76, BUSL 18, PLGL 40, BUSR 55 if not taken in the mandatory category above or BUSA 11 if not taken in the mandatory category above for a total of eight (8) courses. The Real Estate Broker Certificate contains all eight courses necessary to satisfy the educational requirements to take the California Real Estate Broker Examination.

Required Courses

Course PrefixCourse NameUnits
BUSR 51Legal Aspects of Real Estate3
BUSR 52Real Estate Practice3
BUSR 53Real Estate Finance3
Choose one from the following:3-3.5
Real Estate Economics
Appraisal: Principles and Procedures
Fundamentals of Accounting
Choose three courses from the following:9
Business Law
Business Law - Honors
Real Estate Principles
Income Tax Aspects of Real Estate Investments
Real Estate Property Management
Real Estate Investment Planning
Mortgage Loan Brokering and Lending
Escrow Procedures I
Landlord-Tenant Law
Choose any of the following courses if not taken above:
Fundamentals of Accounting
Real Estate Economics
Total Units21-21.5

Real Estate Website 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Have the requisite knowledge to pass the California Real Estate Brokers Exam.
  • Meet or exceed the state average for success or passage on the state licensing exam.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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