Filter Course List
AHRM 2304
Family Financial Management

Overview of family financial management.  Analysis of financial situations of individuals and families; assessment of needs for cash and credit management, insurance, tax savings, and investments; introduction to components of a comprehensive family financial plan.

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 2404
Consumer Rights

Changing role of consumers in American society from the perspective of the consumer interest.  Consumers' legal and moral rights, responsibilities and means for successfully obtaining redress of grievances.  Processes of government regulation and policy making that affect consumers.  Current consumer problems and issues in such areas as rip-offs and frauds, food, health care, product safety, banking, credit, housing, insurance and investments. 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 2604
House Planning

Principles of space planning and housing design in relation to individual and family activities, needs, and preferences. Introduction to house construction.  Reading visual presentations of housing designs. 

  • 2 Credit Hours
AHRM 2614
Introduction to Residential Technologies

Principles underlying the selection, use and care of equipment and lighting in the home and the infrastructure that supports home technologies.    

  • 2 Credit Hours
AHRM 2644
Housing and the Consumer

Overview of housing as it relates to consumer needs, values, lifestyles, norms and constraints.  Includes structural and tenure alternatives, financial and legal considerations, house design, neighborhood choices, the home buying process, and future directions in housing.  Government aspects focus on the history of federal involvement in housing, major housing programs, role of state and local government, and current housing issues and policies. 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 2664
Introduction to Residential Property Management

The history of property management, roles and responsibilities of managers, developing effective marketing and maintenance strategies, fair housing, and landlord-tenant law. 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 2674
Multifamily Property Management and Operations

Multifamily rental real estate including detailed examination of operational and financial aspects of multifamily property management.    

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 3634
Developing and Managing Affordable and Specialized Housing

Development and operation management of affordable multi-family, military, and student housing, as well as community associations and mixed-use housing developments.  Consideration of consumer lifestyles, financial circumstances, and sustainability issues for each housing option. Pre: AHRM 2674. (3H,3C)

 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 3954
Study Abroad

The Housing and Property Management Study Abroad course is offered every other year (2016:2018) to learn about multifamily housing and its management, current and historic residential design, kitchen and bath product design, new ideas in housing technologies, and energy and environmental issues impact on housing and communities. Countries visited include Germany, France, and Czech Republic. 

  • Variable Credit Hours
AHRM 4604
Housing: Energy and the Environment

A study of the development and management of sustainable housing, emphasizing energy and environmental resource efficiency.

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Honors Option Available
AHRM 4644
Advanced Property and Asset Management

Examination of competencies necessary to maximize the value of real estate assets through effective operations and financial management practices. Includes detailed examination of income maximization, financial reporting, and the ownership objectives of real estate investors.  Pre: AHRM 2674, AHRM 4964 (3H, 3C)

 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 4674
Managing and Marketing Housing for Later Life

Managing and marketing housing for later life, including active adult communities and assisted living facilities. Pre: Junior standing.

  • 2 Credit Hours
AHRM 4684
Managing and Leasing Commercial Properties

Examination of commercial property management considerations associated with office buildings, medical offices, industrial property, and shopping center space relative to leasing and negotiation, maintenance, marketing practices, and legal and fiduciary responsibilities of the property manager. Pre: Junior standing.

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 4684
Managing and Leasing Commercial Properties

Examination of commercial property management considerations associated with office building, medical offices, industrial property, and shopping center space relative to leasing and negotiation, maintenance, marketing practices, and legal and fiduciary responsibilities of the property manager. Pre: Junior standing.

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 4694
Contemporary Issues in Property Management

Issues affecting property management, including ethics, professional management decisions, legislative issues, and current management practices.  The course culminates in the analysis of an apartment community and development of a management plan.  Pre: AHRM 4964 and senior standing in the Residential Property Management option or AHRM 5964 and graduate standing or AHRM 4644. 

  • 3 Credit Hours
AHRM 4914
Residential Property Management Study Tour

Study tour that examines trends in the multifamily housing industry focusing on marketing, management, design, and customer service. Pass/Fail only.  Variable credit up to 2 credit hours. Co: AHRM 4694.    

  • Variable, up to 2 Credit Hours
AHRM 4964
Field Study

Internship in the residential property management industry. X-grade allowed.

  • Variable Credit Hours
AHRM 4994
Undergraduate Research
  • Variable Credit Hours
  • Honors Option Available