2017 - 2018 Catalog (Current)

Facility Operations Management

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Facility Operations Management Minor

This minor helps prepare non-technically oriented students to effectively participate in the facility operation process where they may be employed. In addition this degree helps prepare technically oriented students who are entering professions that require management of facilities. This minor degree is most appropriate for students in the Hotel Management, Music Industry Management, Resort Management, Recreation and Leisure Management, HVACR, Construction Management and Allied Health programs.

This minor is open to all students enrolled in a Baccalaureate or higher degree at Ferris State University other than Facility Management.

Admissions Requirements

Any students admitted to Ferris in good standing and enrolled in a bachelor degree or higher (other than Facility Management) may enroll for this minor.

Graduation Requirements:

An academic minor may only be awarded upon completion of a baccalaureate or higher at Ferris State University.

Students must

  • maintain a 2.00 cumulative FSU GPA
  • earn a minimum grade of C- for each course in the minor
  • have a minimum of 18 semester credit hours
  • have a maximum of 1/3 of the credits, but no more than 7 credits in a minor, may overlap the students major
  • have a minimum of 50% (9 credits) of the courses in the minor at the 300 or above level
  • have at least one-half (1/2) of the credits (9 credits) from Ferris (FSU Residency requirement)

More Information

Architecture and Facility Management
School of Built Environment
Ferris State University
915 Campus Drive/SWN 314
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-3100
Email:

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Structure Material-System-Code
4
Interior Exterior Finishes-Sys
3
Principles of Facility Mgmt
3
Project Management
3
Plan - Budget for Operations
3
HVACR Building Systems
3