Instructional Coordinator, Engineering Technology
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Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
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Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing, A.S.
Do You Want to Build a Robot?
It’s not science fiction anymore—you will learn and develop skills to make your aspirations a reality.
The Automation & Advanced Manufacturing track specializes in automation, robotics, and process control with emphasis on computer-controlled systems for industrial manufacturing, system integration, instrumentation, simulation, and animatronics. As a student in the program, you will develop skills used for careers ranging from manufacturing to theme park industries, military applications to water filtration and purification plants, and much more.
The 18 credit hour technical core classes are aligned with the standards of the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council. MSSC standards define the knowledge, skills, and performance needed for positions in manufacturing. After completing the technical core and General Education requirements, students are eligible to take the exam for MSSC Production Technician Certificate.
Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Course Requirements
Visual & Performing Arts
ETD1320C, Introduction to CAD
ETI1701, Industrial Safety
ETI2110, Intro to Quality Assurance
ETI1420, Manufacturing Process
ETI2001C, Applied Mechanics
ETS2542C, Programmable Logic Controllers
ETS2535C, Process Control & Instrumentation
ETS2700C, Electro-Hydraulics & Pneumatics
ETS2511C, Motor and Motion Control
EET1140C, Electronic Devices and Circuits
CET1112C, Digital and Computer Circuits
EET1035C, AC/DC Circuits
ETS2931, Special Projects in Computer Integrated Manufacturing
ETI1949, Manufacturing Internship
What can you do with Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing?
In this field, people find careers as:
Industrial engineering analysts
Motion study technicians
Process documentation and methods analysts
Production control technologists
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Advanced Technology Center LabsYou'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 labs and state-of-the-art equipment allows you to design in a dynamic, creative environment.
Are you Ready to Get Started?
Apply to GCSC
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.
Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
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