Real Estate, Certificate of Technology
Do you love exploring neighborhoods looking at “dream homes?” Are you a people person with strong relationship skills? If so, a career as a real estate agent may be for you. Real estate agents make an excellent living and enjoy a stimulating, fast-paced working environment. If negotiating deals and being in complete control over your success fits your personality and career dreams, then San Jacinto College is the perfect place to jump start your career!
The San Jacinto College real estate certificate program:
- Is designed to enable students to gain the knowledge and credentials necessary to take the salesperson’s licensure examination;
- Includes courses that provide for the annual renewal of the salesperson’s license and better equip the student to be successful in the highly competitive field of real estate; and
- Bears the prestigious Exemplary Workforce Education Program rating from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is taught by instructors who are experienced specialists.
All the courses in the certificate program also apply toward the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
The two-year program that leads to an AAS degree is for students who want to earn an associate degree while preparing for jobs in real estate and for sales or broker licensure.
Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree should see a counselor or the Department Chair prior to registration.
Students who pursue a certificate or degree in real estate seek employment in:
- Residential brokerage,
- Commercial brokerage,
- Property management,
- Apartment locating,
- Mortgage lending,
- Title services,
- Inspection, and
- Government or corporate services.
Students may also be self-employed in real estate consulting or full-time investing.
Real Estate Broker median salary: $65,867 per year1
Real Estate Sales Agent median salary: $60,945 per year1
Source: texaswages.com, Gulf Coast region, 2017
For more information, contact 713-894-9436.
The certificate of technology in Real Estate builds on the occupational certificate by including courses that provide for the annual renewal of the salesperson’s license and better equip the student to be successful in the highly competitive field of real estate. All courses required for this certificate also apply toward the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
No admission requirements.
Job entry requirements:
For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that your criminal history could keep you from being licensed by the state of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or Department Chair. Reference Texas House Bill 1508.
Plan of Study
|RELE 1201||Principles of Real Estate I||2|
|RELE 1211||Law of Contracts||2|
|RELE 1238||Principles of Real Estate II||2|
|RELE 1300||Contract Forms and Addenda||3|
|RELE 1319||Real Estate Finance||3|
|RELE 2301||Law of Agency||3|
or ITSC 1309
|Business Computer Applications
or Integrated Software Applications I
or MRKG 2333
|Real Estate Marketing
or Principles of Selling
|Approved Real Estate Elective||3|
|Approved Real Estate Elective||3|
or RELE 2367
|Real Estate Practicum I
or Real Estate Practicum 2
|RELE 1303||Real Estate Appraisal||3|
|RELE 1307||Real Estate Investments||3|
|RELE 1325||Real Estate Mathematics||3|
|RELE 2331||Real Estate Brokerage||3|
|RELE 1315||Property Management||3|
|or RELE 1323||Real Estate Computer Application|
No course may be repeated for credit.