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Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing Option, A.S.

 

DO YOU WANT A VIRTUAL REVOLUTION?

The virtual is reality with an academic and professional career in Digital Manufacturing!

At Gulf Coast State College, you will learn, study, and apply your knowledge amongst fellow students and guided by experts in the field.  You will gain expertise and certification in line with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council’s (MSSC) skills standards.

You will be prepared for initial employment as a Rapid Prototyping specialist, Digital Manufacturing specialist, industrial designer, product designer, architectural, civil or mechanical drafter, technician, or detailers in various specialized areas of industry that use digital design and modeling and rapid prototyping, or direct digital manufacturing and CNC machining technologies.  Moreover, if you simply need to boost your knowledge and skills, this program will provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

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Who is eligible for the Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing 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.  

WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • 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 Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing 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.

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

Communications Area   CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English Composition II 3
Humanities Area   3
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement  
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement
Literature See General Education Requirement
Mathematics Area
 •+*MAC1105, College Algebra 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
Major Courses
 #EET1084C, Introduction to Electronics 3
 +#ETD1320, AutoCAD 3
 #ETI1701, Industrial Safety 3
 #ETI2110, Intro to Quality Assurance 3
 #ETI1420, Manufacturing Process 3
 #ETI2001C, Applied Mechanics 3
 Digital Manufacturing Option (27 hrs.)The purpose of this track is to prepare students for initial employment as a Rapid Prototyping  specialist, Digital Manufacturing specialist, industrial designer, product designer, architectural, civil, or mechanical drafter, technician, or detailers in various specialized areas of industry that use digital design and modeling and rapid prototyping, direct digital manufacturing and CNC machining technologies, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. 
 #+ETD2357C, Auto Desk Inventor 3
 #ETD2364C, Introduction to Solidworks 3
 +#ETD2368C, Advanced Solidworks 3
 +#PMT2250C, CNC Programming - Mill 3
 +#PMT2254C, CNC Programming - Lathe 3
 +#PMT2213C, Machining - Lathe 3
 +#PMT2214C, Machining - Mill 3
+#ETD2371C, Introduction to 3D Printing 3
+#ETD2372C, Advanced Rapid Prototyping 3
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 60

• 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

adessi@gulfcoast.edu

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology
850-872-3839
mboyd@gulfcoast.edu

 
 
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