Notice: College of DuPage is closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Thursday, Nov. 27, to Sunday, Nov. 30. The College will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1.

Real Estate

The Real Estate curriculum at College of DuPage meets the needs of students who would like to begin a career in the real estate industry. The curriculum includes courses required by the State of Illinois that qualify students to take the following state license examinations:

  • Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Managing Broker

The real estate courses may be taken either:

  • for credit (applicable toward the Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.) degree program) as part of the Business and Technology Division or
  • for non-credit as part of the Continuing Education Division

Whether taken for credit or non-credit, the courses will qualify the student for the Illinois Real Estate License Examinations.

Two course sequence must be taken in the same format, either credit or non-credit.

(Next available offering Spring 2015- Semester starts January 14, 2015)

To qualify for the Illinois Real Estate Broker Examination:

  • REALE 1130 (credit) or PROED 1130 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Broker Pre-License Topics (75 classroom hours)

  • REALE 1131 (credit) or PROED 1131 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Broker Pre-License Applied Real Estate Principles
    (15 classroom hours)

To qualify to renew an Illinois Real Estate Broker License for its first renewal:

  • REALE 1134 (credit) or PROED 1134 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Broker Post-License Topics (15 classroom hours)

  • REALE 1135 (credit) or PROED 1135 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Broker Post-License Applied Real Estate Practices
    (15 classroom hours)

To qualify for the Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker Examination:

  • REALE 1138 (credit) or PROED 1138 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Managing Broker Pre-License Topics
    (30 classroom hours)

  • REALE 1139 (credit) or PROED 1139 (non-credit)

    Real Estate Managing Broker Pre-License Applied Management       
    and Supervision (15 classroom hours)


Contact Information

Debbie Hasse, M.Ed.
Program Manager - Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1111, (630) 942-2679

Bev Carlson, M.B.A.
Program Support Specialist - Business and Technology Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1526, (630) 942-2140