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Minors in Facility Management

Students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in architecture, hospitality management, construction management, HVACR, health care administration, and health sciences can choose to minor in Facility Operations Management or Facility Planning Management. These minors build valuable knowledge of the business, operations, and management of facilities.

Facility Operations Management Minor

Required Courses:

ARCH 112

Structural Materials, Systems and Codes

ARCH 115

Interior and Exterior Finishes and Systems

FMAN 321

Principles of Facility Management

FMAN 322

Project Management

FMAN 451

Planning and Budgeting for Operations

HVAC 483

HVACR Building Systems

Facility Planning Management Minor

Required Courses:

FMAN 321

Principles of Facility Management

FMAN 322

Project Management

FMAN 331

Facility Programming and the Design Process

FMAN 441

Property Development and Planning

Elective Courses: (choose 2)

ARCH 112

Structural Materials, Systems and Codes

ARCH 115

Interior and Exterior Finishes and Systems

FMAN 431

Principles of Space Planning

FMAN 432

Principles of Interior Architecture

The FM Minors are open to all students enrolled at Ferris State University pursuing Baccalaureate or higher degrees in majors other than Facility Management.

Students are expected to meet prerequisites for all courses within the FM Minor.  Students are required to meet with their FM faculty advisor to plan and track their progress throughout the minor curriculum.

 

Interested students should schedule an appointment with the Department Program Coordinator, Professor Diane Nagelkirk; nagelkid@ferris.edu.

For more information contact the Architecture & Facility Management office at 231-591-3100.

Our Facility Management graduates are working at hospitals, universities, hotel chains, government organizations, and corporations. Among them:

  • DTE Energy
  • General Motors
  • Pfizer, Inc
  • Haworth, Inc

A sampling of firms, companies, and corporations that hire our Facility Management graduates includes:

  • DOW Chemical
  • DTE Energy
  • Haworth
  • General Services Administration (GSA)