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PM- 100 Introduction to Property Management (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Property management industry overview: types of residential and commercial property managed and career paths within the industry. Understanding relationships among property managers, owners and tenants.

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PM- 280 Hospitality Facilities Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Applied perspectives on responsible and efficient management of physical plant and equipment demands to achieve maximum guest and tenant satisfaction at acceptable operating costs.

Must be Sophomore level or higher

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PM- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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PM- 358 Ethical Decision Making in Property Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Analysis of ethical decisions in property management. Case studies incorporating major laws impacting the property management industry; codes of ethics of major professional societies in property management.

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PM- 362 Real Estate Market Analysis and Investment Analysis (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Analytical tools used for decision making by property managers and the stakeholders they serve. Market and investment analysis and role in providing a financial perspective for the property manager and owner.

Prerequisite: take BUACT-207

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PM- 365 Principles of Real Estate (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Examine real estate issues relating to property ownership, financing, land use control, transferring interest in real estate through real estate contracts and deeds, leasing and managing property and understanding agents' pre-license and brokerage requirements.

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PM- 370 Principles of Property Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Management of commercial, multifamily and common interest development property. Employees, management tools, government involvement, client acquisition and tax requirements.

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PM- 371 Commercial/Residential Property Development And Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Exploring factors involved in developing and managing property, both residential and commercial, including undeveloped land. Topics include feasibility studies, financing, appraisal, leases, purchase agreements and management contracts.

Prerequisite: take PM-370

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PM- 381 Marketing and Leasing Commercial and Residential Property (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Effective marketing practices, leasing strategies and tactics designed to attract and retain qualified residential and commercial tenants to income producing properties.

Prerequisite: take PM-370

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PM- 396 Valuation of Real Estate (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Concepts and practical application of real estate appraisal principles including real estate land economics, the three approaches to value (cost, sales comparison, and income) for single family, multi-family and commercial investment properties.

Must be Junior level or higher

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PM- 430 Real Estate Law (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Legal relationships involved in real estate law including owning, leasing, managing and selling interests in real property.

Prerequisite: take PM-365

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PM- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 6.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industry experience. Generally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous one.
Department consent

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PM- 470 Seminar In Property Management (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Capstone course for Property Management. Preparation of a management plan in the context of a functioning marketplace. Students will seek out and write a management plan that meets the format and content standards for professional accreditation.

Prerequisite: take PM-370 and PM-362

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PM- 496 Issues in Multi-family Property Management (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Contemporary issues affecting residential property management including tax credit housing.

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PM- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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