Real Estate Principles & Practices

Gateway Community College offers real estate education for students seeking to become real estate agents, property managers, homeowners, or investors. Our Real Estate Principles and Practices course is taught by seasoned real estate professionals and successfully meets the minimum requirements for real estate licensing in the State of Connecticut. For more information on Connecticut Real Estate Licensing, please refer to the Department of Consumer Protection ( or 860-713-6150).
Upon course completion, students who intend to sit for the state licensing exam (PSI exam), at a separate and additional cost, must pass this course with a grade of 70 or better and attend the minimum 60 hours of classroom instruction required by the state. (Textbooks included and WIOA approved.) 

The course covers the following: 

  • Brokerage, listing agreements 
  • Buyer/Seller representation 
  • Ownership of real estate 
  • Contracts /Regulations 
  • Commissions/Financing

Note:  The course meets the minimum requirements as set forth by the Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection (DCP), Real Estate Commission. For more information refer to or contact the DCP at (860) 713-6150.

Real Estate FAQ

For more information or to register, contact: Pam Walsh (203) 285-2300