Facility Management - Construction Option

 

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Maintaining Facilities at Optimal States

Our Facility Management program will teach you about the sophistication and intricacy of modern building complexes, grounds and systems. You will learn about finance, real estate, planning, design, construction and operations of buildings, in addition to having the knowledge you need to work in various settings, including health care systems, colleges and universities, pharmaceutical research companies, and government and civic institutions. The College’s program offers you two specialization options: the Construction option focuses on building systems, construction processes, operational issues and complex challenges that occur during building construction; the Design option focuses on the design of buildings, new or renovated, as a means to create a positive image and enhance employee effectiveness and satisfaction. In this option, you will take courses in architecture, design, drawing and presentation.

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Environmental Compliance Inspectors– est. salary $72,903*
Occupational Health and Safety Technician – est. salary $43,945*
Compliance Manager – est. salary $85,085*

 

EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.



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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Facility Management - Construction Option degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 101 - Introduction to Design and Construction 3 credits  Fulfills Tech Comp/WL   Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 103 - CAD Basics 3 credits     Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 136 - Construction Safety and Building Codes 3 credits   Major Course
ENGL 101 - English Composition 3 credits   ENGL 101
MATH 137 - Geometry for Design 3 credits Transfer institutions vary on the MATH courses accepted for transfer. Consult transfer agreements and departmental advisors or the specific schools to determine choice Mathematics

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Most courses will fulfill general education requirements

  • This program is designed to provide students with the option of entering the workforce or transferring to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate’s degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 112 - Construction Materials and Detailing: Properties 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 146 - Construction Supervision and Business Practices 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 254 - Environmental Systems II 3 credits   Major Course
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits   ENGL 102 Info Lit
HIST 176/ADC 176 - Philadelphia History: Architecture and Planning 3 credits   Humanities Interpretive Studies American/Global Diversity Writing Intensive

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Summer I

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
3 credits  Major Course  Major Course
3 credits  Major Course  Major Course

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 236 - Construction Cost Estimating I 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 246 - Contracts and Specifications 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 253 - Environmental Systems I 3 credits   Major Course
ECON 182 - 182 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) 3 credits   Social Science

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required. Most courses will fulfill general education requirements

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 261 - Construction Management and Scheduling 3 credits    Major Course
RE 101 - Real Estate Fundamentals 3 credits    Major Course
MNGT 141 - Principles of Management or
MNGT 142 - Management Information Systems or
MNGT 262 - Business Law
3 credits     Directed Elective
EASC 111 - Environmental Conservation 3 credits     Natural Science

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

* Students must complete ADC 101 and ADC 103 to meet the Technological Competency requirement.

1Transfer institutions vary on the courses accepted for transfer. Consult transfer agreements and departmental advisors or the specific schools to determine choice.

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