Real Estate Certificate of Achievement

Code: COA.REAL.EST

The Real Estate Certificate Program at Bergen Community College offers students the opportunity to gain in depth knowledge of issues critical to a successful career in real estate sales, both residential and commercial.   The subject matter covered in the specialized courses will provide a greater understanding of the technicalities faced by first time home buyers and investors alike.   The program will provide a working knowledge of how and why decisions are made by lenders and zoning boards and will assist the real estate professional in meeting their goals.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate balanced and varied knowledge in the field of real estate.
  • Apply practical real estate skills needed for an array of potential positions in the real estate industry.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of and adherence to ethical practice and professional responsibility as a real estate professional.
  • Develop an appreciation for the needs of the real estate industry and the economical and efficient delivery of real estate services.
  • Attain up-to‐date skills in technology as they apply to the real estate industry.

Career Pathways

     
     
     

First Semester

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

REA-101Principles of Real Estate I

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Second Semester

REA-202Zoning, Planning, and Land Use

3

REA-203New Jersey Environmental Regulations

3

REA-204Real Estate Leasing

2

REA-205Real Estate Financing

1

Total Credit Hours:9

Holders of current N.J. Sales or Brokers License are exempt from these courses, REA-101, REA-201, REA-204, & REA-205.

Total Credit Hours: 15

Specific Program Notes

**Courses in the second semester will be offered in the evening only.

Students enrolled in this program ARE NOT REQUIRED to successfully complete a course in basic algebra if indicated by Placement Testing.