Real Estate

Real Estate

About the Program

The Real Estate program provides students with the knowledge and specialized skills required for career opportunities in the real estate profession. Students may choose to prepare for careers in residential sales, commercial real estate, mortgage lending, inspection, or property management.

AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 1, Associate of Applied Science

AREA OF STUDY: Business

Degrees and Certificates

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

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Explain the Articles of the Texas Real Estate Commission’s “Canons of Professional Ethics”.

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Analyze the disclosure requirements in various real estate situations.

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Explain the elements of the fiduciary obligation.

Program Information

General Requirements

 

The Real Estate program provides students with the knowledge and specialized skills required for career opportunities in the real estate profession. Students may choose to prepare for careers in residential sales, commercial real estate, mortgage lending, appraisal, inspection, or property management.

Courses are available for professional development or for personal information. The Real Estate program offers current workplace curriculum and training in the use of technology to assist individuals and business and industry in meeting their professional goals.

This HCC Real Estate program is accredited by the Texas Real Estate Commission, 1101 Camino La Costa, Austin, TX 78711-2188, 512.459.6544.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) allows students to earn only one AAS in Real Estate. Students may choose from one of the following two specializations: General or Mortgage Lending.

In addition, please note that a student may only earn one Occupational Skills Award (OSA) per academic year.

TSI testing required prior to first enrollment for all AAS degrees and Level II certificates.

 

Employment

 

There are 11,982 Real Estate Sales Agents employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to decrease by 0.1% over the next four years.

  • The estimated annual job openings is 206 jobs a year.
  • Median Wages - $19.89 hourly, $41,000 annually

 

Online Program Restrictions

Some online programs may require up to 15% of their curriculum be taken in-person on one of HCC’s campuses.  Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements.

Language Option Restrictions

Some online programs require students to participate in foreign language courses as part of the program’s required curriculum. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements and available language options. If you would like to take courses in a language that is not offered online, you would have to do so on campus.

Elective Course Restrictions

Some online programs may have a limited number of elective options available, based on which of the designated electives are currently offered online.  Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements.

Required Course Restrictions

Some online programs may require students to participate in one or more campus-based courses as part of a given program’s required curriculum. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements.  

Potential Course Restrictions

Some online courses may have face-to-face requirements for exams, laboratory sessions, and other activities. Please review your course syllabus to determine if your online course has an on-campus laboratory or examination requirement.

 

Hybrid Programs Restrictions

Hybrid programs allow students to take a mix of online and face-to-face courses. Hybrid programs offer 50% to 85% of their courses online and the remainder of the curriculum is taken in-person on one of HCC’s campuses. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements.

Language Option Restrictions

Some hybrid programs require students to participate in foreign language courses as part of the program’s required curriculum. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements and available language options. If you would like to take courses in a language that is not offered online, you would have to do so on campus.

Elective Course Restrictions

Some hybrid programs may have a limited number of elective options available, based on which of the designated electives are currently offered online.  Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements.

Required Course Restrictions

Hybrid programs require students to participate in campus-based courses as part of a given program’s required curriculum. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements. 

Potential Course Restrictions

Some online courses may have face-to-face requirements for exams, laboratory sessions, and other activities. Please review your course syllabus to determine if your online course has an on-campus laboratory or examination requirement.

 

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