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Study at Frederick Community College

Frederick Community College was established in 1957 as an evening school. It was given the status of a college in 1970, and now offers Enrolment to more than 15, 000 students every year.

FCC awards associates degrees in arts, teaching, science and applied science, and certificates in over 50 different fields of study. Online courses and special classes in emergency management are also offered by the college. There are 7 academic divisions of the college:

  • Allied Health and Wellness Department
  • Communications, Humanities and Arts Department
  • Computing and Business Technology Department
  • English Department
  • Mathematics Department
  • Science Department
  • Social Sciences Department
Students of FCC participate in a variety of sports sponsored by the college. Men's teams play baseball, basketball, golf and soccer, while the women's teams participate in basketball, volleyball, softball, golf and soccer.

Profile of Frederick Community College

The main campus of Frederick Community College is in Frederick, MD (a small city). The school is a public school. Frederick Community College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to business and management and liberal arts.

Frederick Community College Selectivity

Frederick Community College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty at Frederick Community College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 5, 152 enrolled students.

Student Life

Student athletes at Frederick Community College belong to the Other for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"FCC, as a learning college, prepares individuals to meet the challenges of a diverse, global society through quality, accessible, innovative, lifelong learning. We are a student-centered, community-focused college. FCC offers courses, degrees, certificates, and programs for workforce preparation, transfer, and personal enrichment. Through these offerings, FCC enhances the quality of life and economic vitality of our region. "

Frederick Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts274liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management149business, accounting technology, MIS, business management, management information systems, business statistics, banking, business administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine80registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology53respiratory care tech, surgical tech, nuclear medical tech, medical lab tech
Family and Social Work30child care management, public administration
Security and Law Enforcement20criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice
Law13legal assistant
Education and Teaching10elementary school teaching, education, Spanish teaching, early childhood education, math teaching, education of hearing impaired
Medical administration7medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Hospitality3hotel management
Photography and Commercial Art3commercial art
Engineering Technician3drafting, software tech, architectural drafting, computer systems tech, electronics tech
Construction Trades2building inspection and management, construction manager
Mechanics and Repair2aircraft powerplant tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts1chef training
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Media0radio and TV tech

Contact: Frederick Community College

Frederick Community College

7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702-2964

General Phone: (301) 846-2400

http://www.frederick.edu

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