Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing Option, A.S.

Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing Option, A.S.

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 •PSY2012 or •SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
Major Courses
 #EET1084C, Introduction to Electronics 3
 +#ETD1320, AutoCAD 3
 #ETI1701, Industrial Safety 3
 #ETI2110, Intro to Quality Assurance 3
 #ETI1411, Manufacturing Processes I 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
 +#ETD2350, Advanced AutoCAD 3
 #ETD2364C, Intro to Solidworks 3
 +#ETD2368C, Advanced Solidworks 3
 +#ETD2369C, Solidworks Advanced Applications 3
 +#PMT2250C, CNC Programming I 3
 +#PMT2254C, CNC Programming II 3
 #ETI1420, Manufacturing Proc. II 3
 +#PMT2214C, Advanced Machining II 3

• 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.


Gulf Coast’s Division of Business and Technology is located in the Advanced Technology Center on the Panama City, Florida campus. Contact the division office for questions related to your educational goals. For questions regarding program requirements, please contact your advisor. Please direct lab- and class-specific questions to the instructor for your class.

Business and Technology Division
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 103
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401-1058
Fax: 850-767-8084 

Business and Technology Division Website

Our faculty and staff are ready to answer questions about your program requirements and next steps.

Melanie Boyd (
Chair, Business and Technology
Panama City Campus
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 102

Nancy Berdanier (
Administrative Assistant
Panama City Campus
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 103

Business & Technology Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Antonio Adessi Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5887
Kim Allan Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4022
Paul Ashman Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5852
Melanie Boyd Assistant Professor (850) 872-3839 ext. 3839
Christy Cole Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2842
Denise Crider Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2848
Dana Dye Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2843
Guy Garrett Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2817
Erika Goines Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5886
Grady Goodwin Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4015
Emmanuel Hernandez Agosto Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2845
Matthew Herndon Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2846
Alan Jeffries Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4051
Scott Kirkman Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 6037
Wendy Payne Professor (850) 872-3876 ext. 3876
Tonitta Sauls Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5090
Tracy Sewell Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4826
Stephen Withall (850) 769-1551 ext. 4019
Karen Works Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4018