Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Articulation Agreement

Architectural Technology, A.A.A.S (Ferris State University-Facility Management)

Academic Program Code: 610

This program is designed for students to complete an A.A.A.S. in Architectural Technology and transfer to the Facilities Management Program at Ferris State University. Students apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and specifications for architectural and related construction projects. Students learn basic construction and materials, building specification and codes, architectural rendering, computer-aided drafting (CAD), architectural blueprint interpretation and documentation, basic layout for mechanical, electrical and plumbing, and building information modeling (BIM).

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the General Education course list.  Course work must be selected as directed in the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


Social Sciences

Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective. You should select courses in alignment with Ferris State University “Self and Society” General Education courses. EC 251 and EC 252 are required for this Ferris program.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

General Education Total Credit Hours

15 (minimum)

Open Elective Courses

The number of elective credit hours that you will need to complete this Pre-Major will depend on the number of credit hours that remain in order for you to reach the 60 credits needed to graduate. For assistance in developing an academic plan, please see an advisor or faculty member.

For maximum transferability, all courses should be selected based on Ferris requirements. The GRCC Course(s) listed below have been identified as satisfying Ferris requirements:

Total Credit Hours


University/College Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the Facility Management program at Ferris State University, students must have completed an Associate degree in Architectural Technology from Grand Rapids Community College with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) in major coursework and a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all coursework in the A.A.A.S. curriculum. It is recommended that students submit applications by January 15th prior to fall entry. Official transcripts from all accredited colleges/universities must be submitted with the Ferris State University application.

Transfer Notes

It is recommended that potential applicants meet with an adviser to review the program and course schedule and have any questions answered prior to completing an application. Contact the College of Engineering Technology adviser at Ferris State University if there are questions on specific transfer requirements. Once admitted, students must continue to meet with an adviser as they work toward graduation.

Program Notes

Other courses that can be used to meet the MA 108  requirement include the following: MA 107, MA 131, MA 133, MA 134, MA 257.