Real Estate: Prelicense
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.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for each course listed in the program.
What You'll Learn
This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of national and Arizona specific real estate laws, principles, and practices.
- Apply effective communication skills in order to collaborate with a diverse population.
- Utilize research and critical thinking skills to manage real estate transactions.
- Demonstrate successful marketing techniques.
- Prepare and negotiate purchase contracts.
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 Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. 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. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Real Estate Sales Agents
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 FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.
|Course Number||Course Name||Requisites||Notes||Credits|
|(REA179 and |
|(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.
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 (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=164957).
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.
Previous Catalog Years
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. All previous catalog years for this pathway map are available at the link below.