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Liberal Arts: Real Estate (AA)

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Earn Your Degree in Real Estate and Go to Work in an Exciting Industry

Buying and selling houses and buildings, appraising facilities for their worth, understanding property taxes and codes, helping someone obtain a loan to realize their dream. You can do all of this with a career in the real estate industry. A degree in real estate shows that you have invested the time to learn about the entire industry. It makes you well-rounded and puts you a step ahead of others when searching for a job. 

The real estate industry is busy and an exciting area to work, with many opportunities for advancement and growth. You will be challenged and rewarded, while helping your friends and neighbors, and you will play an important role in the enhancement of your community’s vital economy.

Careers in Real Estate  

Real Estate is a career with almost limitless potential and tremendous opportunities. Here are some careers and their salaries you could have with a degree in Real Estate: 

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Help clients buy, sell, and rent properties.

 

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Some college $50,300/year $24.18/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 7% increase
(faster than average)

465,500

 

Take care of the many aspects of residential, commercial, or industrial properties.

 

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Some college $58,340/year $28.05/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 7% increase
(faster than average)

363,000

 

Collect and analyze data, research trends, and evaluate economic issues for resources, goods, and services.

 

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Master’s Degree $104,340/year $50.16/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 8% increase
(faster than average)

21,000

 

Plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.

 

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Bachelor’s Degree $93,370/year $44.89/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 10% increase
(much faster than average)

471,800 

 

Construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.

 

Typical Education Level: Salary: Hourly Median Wage:
Some college / Apprenticeship $46,590/year $22.40/hour
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: Job Outlook 2018-2028: Number of Jobs 2018:
None needed 8% increase
(faster than average)

1,006,500

 

What You’ll Learn at LASC in Real Estate

You can get Associate in Arts (AA) through LASC’s Liberal Arts Real Estate program where you will gain an in depth understanding of the practices and principles of real estate.

  • Improve your understanding of the home loan and appraisal process so you can help your buyers and sellers obtain the best value for their dollar.
  • Enhance your critical thinking and project management skills as you pull groups together to complete an intricate financial process.
  • Consider an internship so you can build your career connections, gain work experience and create community ties for after you graduate and begin your job search.
  • Want to transfer? Get an Associate in Arts degree in Real Estate and save money on your first two years of college learning from faculty experts. Visit your counselor for details.

Degrees & Courses You Will Take 

Below are the courses you will take to earn the LASC Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts: Real Estate degree along with our suggested course of study for this program. Go to LASC’s current Course Catalogfor specific course information:

Major Code: 511.00 

Total Units Required: 60 

Upon successfully completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Pass the state Department of Real Estate’s salespersons exam.
  • Have the skills necessary to work in a real estate office, including the selling and listing of properties.
Required Courses: Units
REAL ES 1 Real Estate Principles 3
REAL ES 3 Real Estate Practices 3
REAL ES 5 Legal Aspects of Real Estate I 3
REAL ES 7 Real Estate Finance I 3
REAL ES 9 Real Estate Appraisal I 3
REAL ES 10 Real Estate Appraisal II 3
REAL ES 14 Property Management 3
TOTAL UNITS 18

 

Get Ready Before You Start

Want to go into real estate? You can start preparing for your career before your first class begins at LASC:

  • Make an appointment with your LASC academic counselor to review LASC’s program, start to develop a Student Education Plan (SEP), and discuss if attending a four-year colleges and universities would be a good match for your career goals. 
  • Research and follow blogs and social media influencers to learn more about the real estate industry. Read magazines and books to go in depth and learn about this dynamic industry.
  • Once you’re at LASC, learn about support services such as tutoring and study labs, make sure to get involved with on-campus clubs and organizations, become a student ambassador or run for student government. These activities create new relationships and show potential employers your commitment to your education and leadership skills. 

Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon successfully completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Pass the state Department of Real Estate’s salespersons exam.
  • Have the skills necessary to work in a real estate office, including the selling and listing of properties.