Southwestern College

A great career and a solid investment

General Description

Real estate is a subfield of the department of Business that studies real property and land use affairs. It explores the principles, practices, finances, economics, laws, regulations, appraisal and valuation, management, escrow, title, insurance, sales, marketing, development, ownership, contracts, ethics, and brokerage of structures and land.

Real estate is interdisciplinary in nature, combining aspects of law and finance with the study of sociology and human psychology.

For more information on how to obtain a license or for real estate licensing requirements visit The Bureau of Real Estate

Career Options

Most career options require a certificate of achievement or an associate in science degree, some require a bachelor’s degree, and a few require a graduate-level degree: licensed broker, licensed salesperson, appraiser, escrow officer, insurance agent, claims adjuster, real estate administrator or manager, investment specialist, urban planner, government employee, public relations agent, lawyer, researcher, tax advisor, and property manager.

Degrees and Certificates

Links and Resources

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  • California Bureau of Real Estate
  • California Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • San Diego Association of Realtors
  • Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors
  • Sandicor

Full Time Faculty

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