Facilities Management

Prepare for an In-demand Career Field

Gain the basic knowledge of construction materials, processes and systems, business management, and real estate areas in the Facilities Management program. You can choose the Construction concentration, which leads to positions in construction management, scheduling, managing building systems. The Design concentration provides you with skills to enter facility management, space programmer/planner, or move coordinator positions. You will be ready for entry-level positions, with the option of transferring to a bachelor's degree program.

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Occupational Health and Safety Technicians – est. salary $59,351
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists – est. salary $80,521
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners – est. salary $62.759
Environmental Compliance Inspectors – est. salary $82,129
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
– est. salary $47,601*

**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Transfer Opportunities

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Facilities Management 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   Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 103 - CAD Basics 3 credits A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 133 - Project Management in Construction (Construction) or 
ADC 109 - Design Studio I (Design Concentration)
3 credits Concentration Elective Major Course
ENGL 101 - English Composition 3 credits Must complete ENGL 101 with minimum grade of "C" or better WRI 1/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. Quantitative Reasoning

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 Contacts and Business Practices 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 253 - Environmental Systems I  3 credits   Major Course
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits    WRI 2/ ENGL 102
ADC 176 / HIST 176 - Philadelphia History: Architecture and Planning 3 credits   Cultural Analysis and Interpretation

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Summer I

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
MNGT 121 - Introduction to Business 3 credits   Major Course

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type

ADC 136 - Construction Safety and Building Codes 
3 credits Concentration Elective Major Course 
ADC 163 - Architectural Visualization with Autodesk Revit (Construction Concentration) or
ADC 160 - Presentation Techniques (Design Concentration)
3 credits Concentration Elective
Prerequisites for both: ADC 103
Oral Communication/
Creative Expression
Major Course

ADC 246 - Contracts and Specifications (Construction Concentration) or
ADC 159 - Design Studio II (Design Concentration)
3 or 4 credits Concentration Elective
Prerequisites:
For ADC 159: ADC 103 and ADC 109
For ADC 236: ADC 101 
 
ECON 182 - 182 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) 3 credits This is the only Social Science course that counts for this Program. Social Science

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 261 - Construction Management and Scheduling (Construction Concentration) or
ADC 192 - Color and Lighting (Design Concentration) 
3 credits Concentration Elective Major Course
MNGT 141 - Principles of Management or
MNGT 142 - Management Information Systems or
MNGT 262 - Business Law
3 credits   Directed Elective
ADC 254 - Environmental Systems II 3 credits   Major Course
RE 101 - Real Estate Fundamentals 3 credits    
EASC 111 - Environmental Conservation 3 credits   Scientific Reasoning

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.

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