Facility Management - Minor

The Department of Construction Science offers a minor in Facility Management. 

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 minor 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.

COSC 450Facility Management Principles and Practices3
COSC 474Facility Management Internship3
Select one of the following:3
Survey of Accounting Principles
Survey of Managerial and Cost Accounting Principles
Land Economics
Survey of Finance Principles
Urban and Regional Economic Development
Select one of the following:3
Cultural and Ethical Considerations for Global Practice
Communication for Technical Professions
Interpersonal Communication
Communication Leadership and Conflict Management
Project Management for Facility Managers
Construction Project Management
Survey of Management
Urban and Regional Economic Development
Select one of the following:3
Energy and Sustainable Architecture
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems in Construction I
Land Development I
Urban Infrastructure
Select one of the following:3
Building Information Modeling System
Principles of Geographic Information Systems
Total Semester Credit Hours18

College of Architecture students can apply no more than six hours of coursework toward both the Facility Management Minor and their degree requirements.

At least two courses must be taken outside of the major area of study.

Must make a grade of C or better.