You’ll develop a foundation of knowledge related to marketing and leasing, maintenance, and customer service for the housing industry, including the thriving apartment industry. As a student in the RPM minor, you are eligible to sit for the National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) designation exam, for which our students have a long history of success.

If you want to use your minor to enter the residential or apartment management field, you will find job opportunities in this flourishing field. Ball State has a national reputation in this industry and is one of only a few universities to offer an academic degree in residential property management, including a bachelor’s and master’s degree, and an online undergraduate certificate in apartment management certificate.

Required courses (12 credits)

  • FCSPM 104 Housing Decisions (3 credits)
  • FCSPM 235 Introduction to Residential Property Management (3 credits)
  • FCSPM 275 Marketing and Leasing Residential Properties (3 credits)
  • FCSPM 305 Maintenance for Managers (3 credits)

Choose 6 credits from:

  • FCSPM 315 Senior Housing, Design, Marketing, and Management (3 credits)
  • FCSPM 405 Management of Government-Assisted Housing (3 credits)
  • FCSFN 310 Customer Service (3 credits)

Choose 3 credits from:

  • ACC 201 Principles of Accounting 1 (3 credits)
  • ECON 116 Survey of Economic Ideas (3 credits)
  • ECON 201 Elementary Macroeconomics (3 credits)