AutoCAD Foundations Technology, C.C.C.


do you love designing and working with computers?

Then our AutoCAD Foundations Technology certificate program is for you. You will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to assist architects and engineers in preparing and detailing construction drawings and contract documents. 

You'll learn computer aided drafting techniques using AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and your coursework could be applied to the Drafting and Design Technology, A.S. degree.

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Who is eligible for the Autocad foundations technology, C.C.C. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the autocad foundations technology, c.c.c. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Courses CH
 EGN1110C, Engineering Drawing 3
 +#ETD1320, AutoCAD 3
 #BCT1040, Blueprint Reading for Bldg Trades 3
+ETD2949, Cooperative Ed-Drafting 3
Choose one of the following: 
 +ETD2350, Advanced AutoCAD 3
 +#ETD2357C, AutoDesk Inventor 3
 +#ETD2395, CAD for Architecture 3



NOTE:  Coursework may be applied to the A.S. degree in the Drafting and Design Technology program.

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


Contact the Advisor

Antonio Adessi
Associate Professor
850-769-1551, extension 5887

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology