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Facility and Property Management (FM)
Course Descriptions

Department of Finance, College of Business


FM 4213  Power and Air Conditioning
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: IS 4033 with a grade of “C-” or better or consent of instructor.
The purpose of this class will be to explore the electrical power, air conditioning, and fire suppressant requirements of a data center. Electrical grids, standby generators, and uninterruptable power supplies will be discussed. The course explores the various aspects of power quality, interruption of service, voltage flicker and control, voltage swells and sags and power surges. Air conditioning requirements and methods will also be included. Fire suppressant techniques will also be part of the class. A comprehensive project involving the design of the data center to include these three major issues will be part of the class.

FM 4233  Sport and Event Facility Management
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: MGT 3003 and MGT 3013.
This course provides an overview of managing a facility used for sports, conventions, and entertainment events. Some of the topics are conducting feasibility studies, market research, facility design and layout, event bidding, quality assurance, risk management, and event staffing. Real Estate Finance and Development majors cannot take SET 4233 for the degree requirements but can take FM 4233. (Same as SET 4233. Credit cannot be earned for both FM 4233 and SET 4233.)

FM 4303  Facility and Property Management Policies and Procedures
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: MGT 3003 and MGT 3013.
The implementation of professional policies, standards, practices, and procedures for the leasing, operation and maintenance of facilities. Topics include the facility management profession, leasing, and the acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance and disposition of building systems, furniture and fixtures, and grounds and exterior elements. (Formerly MGT 4303. Credit cannot be earned for both FM 4303 and MGT 4303.)

FM 4313  Facility and Property Management Practices
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: MGT 3003 and MGT 3013.
The application of management practices to the operation of facilities. Topics include the study of human and environmental factors, building safety, building audits, building technology, emergency preparedness, the use and changing uses of facilities, and continuous quality improvement. (Formerly MGT 4313. Credit cannot be earned for both FM 4313 and MGT 4313.)