Facility Management - Certificate

The graduate certificate in Facility Management is housed in the CRS center in the College of Architecture and provides students in any graduate degree program at Texas A&M University an opportunity to develop a body of knowledge in facility management that will further their career goals. Facilities management is an integral part of the built environment and students will learn to strategically and systematically manage and ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.  Courses offered in this certificate will provide an introduction to concepts and components of project management; their interrelationships in construction practice; the life cycle of a project; strategic planning; performance measurements; life cycle cost approach; building sustainability; maintenance management; and industry practices.

Required
COSC 670Facilities Asset Management3
Capstone
Select one of the following:3
Architectural Design IV
Professional Study
Professional Study
Electives
Select three of the following: 19
Operations and Maintenance Track:
Applied Solar Energy
Energy Optimization in Building Design
Applied Architectural Systems
Architectural Lighting
Principles of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
Principles of Building Energy Analysis
Energy Management in Commercial Buildings
Application of Energy Management
Finance and Real Estate Track:
Development and the Environment
Market Analysis for Development
Design and Development Economy
Accounting Concepts and Procedures I
Survey of Finance
Real Property Finance
Planning, Project Management Technology Track:
Construction Company Operations
Advanced Project Management
Construction Economics
Construction Information Technology
Introduction to Project Management
Behavior in Organizations
Survey of Management
Human and Environmental Factors Track:
Historic Preservation Theory and Practice
Design Programming
Interior Architecture
Survey of Human Behavior and Design
Internships:
Professional Internship
Professional Internship
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Students must complete a capstone Professional Study or Thesis with a Facility Management focus that is approved by the Facility Management Certificate Council.