Minor Degrees in Facility Management

Two Minor options are available to students enrolled in other BS or higher level degrees at Ferris State University. These Minor options help prepare non-technically oriented students to effectively participate in the facility planning & facility operation processes where they may be employed and for students who are entering professions where they may be required to manage a facility.

These Minors are most appropriate for students pursuing baccalaureate degrees in: Architecture & Sustainability, Construction Management, Hotel Management, HVACR, Music Industry Management, Resort Management, Recreation and Leisure Management, and Allied Health programs.

Degree Requirements

  • A minimum of 18 semester credits of prescribed study.
  • GPA of 2.0 or more in minor degree courses.
  • 50% of credits must be 300+ level.
  • 50% of credits must be Ferris State University credits.

Admittance Requirements

  • Enrolled in a Baccalaureate or higher degree at Ferris State University other than Facility Management.
  • While Minor curriculums require specific courses, it is the student's responsibility to obtain general technical knowledge of buildings and construction.

For additional information call the Architecture and Facility Management Department at 231-591-3100.


FACILITY OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT MINOR
This minor is most suited for students who expect to be involved in the operations and management of the physical aspects of the facilities in which they practice
 
Required Courses: (19 credits)
ARCH 112 - Structural Materials, Systems and Codes       4 (3+2)
ARCH 115 - Interior and Exterior Finishes and Systems 3 (3+0)
FMAN 321 - Principles of Facility Management 3 (3+0)
FMAN 322 - Project Management 3 (3+0)
FMAN 451 - Planning and Budgeting for Operations 3 (3+0)
HVAC 483 - HVACR Building Systems 3 (3+0)
   
FACILITY PLANNING MANAGEMENT MINOR
This minor is most suited for students who expect to be involved in the design, planning and life-cycle management of the physical aspects of facilities.
   

Required Courses: (12 credits)

 
FMAN 321 - Principles of Facility Management 3 (3+0)
FMAN 322 - Project Management 3 (3+0)
FMAN 331 - Facility Programming and the Design Process 3 (2+2)
FMAN 441 - Property Development and Planning 3 (3+0)
   
Elective Courses: (choose 2)  
ARCH 112 - Structural Materials, Systems and Codes    4 (3+2)
ARCH 115 - Interior and Exterior Finishes and Systems 3 (3+0)
FMAN 431 - Principles of Space Planning 3 (2+2)
FMAN 432 - Principles of Interior Architecture 3 (2+2)