Drafting and Design Technology - Product Design Option, A.S.


Pursue Product Design

Do you enjoy sketching product ideas and dream of making them a reality? Are you interested in creating products that can make something run more efficiently or help other people? A career in product design is just around the corner for you by pursuing your two-year Drafting and Design Technology Product Design Associates of Science (AS) degree. This A.S. degree is designed to prepare you for entry-level work in drafting and product design. Gulf Coast State College offers you the necessary courses to develop the skills that employers are looking for today. By using both board drawing and computer- assisted drafting with the latest release of AutoCAD along with Revit for Architecture and Inventor for Mechanical, you'll be ready to put your skills to use.

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Who is eligible for the Drafting and Design Technology - Product Design Option, A.S. 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 Drafting and Design Technology - Product Design Option, A.S. 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.


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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

Communications Area  CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts ARH2060, History of Architecture 3
Mathematics Area
See General Education Requirement 3
Natural Sciences Area
See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
Major Courses
EGN1110C, Engineering Drawing 3
+#ETD1320, Auto CAD 3
+GRA2156, Computer Graphics for Digital Designers 3
+ARC2100C, Immersive Media for Design 3
+#ETI2001C, Applied Mechanics 3
+#ETD2357C, Auto Desk Inventor 3
#ETI1420, Manufacturing Proc. II 3
#ETD2364C, Introduction to Solidworks 3
+#ETD2368C, Advanced Solidworks 3
#ETD2371, Introduction to 3D Printing 3
+#IDD1520C, Development of Form 3
#ETD2372C, Advanced Rapid Prototyping 3
+#IDD2101C, Product Design 3
+#IDD2107C, Advanced Product Design 3
Choose one of the following:  ENT2000, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, MAR2011, Marketing Principles, BUL2241, Business Law 3
+ETD2949, Drafting COOP 2
Electives 2



• 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.

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Drafting Lab

You'll acquire the skills you need to be successful in Gulf Coast State College's  Advanced Technology Center on our Panama City campus. Our high-tech drafting lab and state-of-the-art computer labs allow you to design in a dynamic, creative environment.


Contact the Advisor

Antonio Adessi
Associate Professor
850-769-1551 extension 5887

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology


Class Registration

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