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Associate Director of the Navigation Center
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 6014
Location: Student Union East Room 208
Welcome to the Student Navigation Center! The Navigation Center is located on the second floor of Student Union East (SUE) on the Panama City Campus. Each student has an assigned Pathway Navigator based on the student's academic pathway. Check below to find out more about each pathway, the Pathway Navigator assigned to that pathway and to sign up for your Pathway Orientation. If you are undecided about which pathway is best for you, use Career Coach to discover majors and in-demand careers based on your interests.
How to Schedule a Pathway Orientation and/or advising Session
Business, Industry, Technology, & ManufacturingThis pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Accounting, Alternative Energy, Architecture, Building Construction, Business Administration/Management, Composite Fabrication and Testing, Computer Science, Computer Science & Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Culinary Management/Chef, Digital Media/Multimedia Production, Economics, Electronics/Pneumatics/Hydraulics/Manufacturing, Engineering Technology, Entrepreneurship, Health Administration, Health Information, Health Science, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Logistics and Transportation, Network Systems Technology, Organizational Management, Software and Database Development, Technology Management, Unmanned Vehicle Systems Operations.
Location: Charles Hilton Center Room 104
Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3472
Location: SUE Room 206
Health SciencesThis pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Dental/Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Nursing, Nutrition/Food/Exercise Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiography, Respiratory Care, Sonography, Surgical Assistant.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3835
Location: SUE Room 207
Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3311
Location: HS Room 234Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
Humanities, Arts, Design, & CommunicationThis pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Advertising/Public Relations, Art, English, Entertainment/Theatre Technology, Foreign Languages, Journalism, Music, Radio/Television Broadcasting, Speech, Theatre.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3268
Location: SUE Room 205Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
Public SafetyThis pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Criminology/Criminal Justice, Corrections, Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic, Fire Science Technology, Law Enforcement.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 5612
Location: North Bay Campus -PSEOC Building 110Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
Social, Behavioral Sciences, & EducationThis pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Anthropology/Archaeology, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, History, Legal Studies, Middle School Education, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Secondary Education, Special Education, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 4023
Location: SUE Room 204Check Out My Pathway Navigator Page
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)This pathway includes degrees in the following areas: Biology/Marine Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Computer, Electrical, Civil, etc.), Entomology, Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Mathematics, Medical Related (Dentistry, Physician, Chiropractic Medicine, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy), Oceanography, Physics.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 5863
Location: SUE Room 208
We can’t wait to tell you about all the opportunities available at Gulf Coast State College! Did you know that academic advising is one of the keys to your success at GCSC? Our Pathway Navigators will give you the personal attention you deserve and help you explore your interests and career options. Step into a brighter future at Gulf Coast where you will learn the skills and gain the knowledge required for a successful and fulfilling career.
As a new student at Gulf Coast State College, you will meet with a Pathway Navigator to develop your academic plan. For in-person appointments, face masks are strongly recommended inside all college facilities to ensure the health and safety of the entire college community. Your Pathway Navigator will help you plan your first semester as you transition to college life.
During your first semester, you will be assigned to a faculty advisor according to your selected major or area of study. Your faculty advisor will work with you to complete your degree plan so that you know all the necessary requirements to graduate.