Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Certificate M0662)

Technology and Health Division
Certificate M0662
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certificate program prepares students for careers in the rapidly growing area of unmanned aircraft systems, including piloting, mission planning, data collection and analysis, and other related skills. Students have the opportunity for flight training with multi-rotor and fixed wing unmanned aircraft systems. Through course work, simulation, and flight training, students may achieve the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) remote pilot operator certificate (FAA Part 107 licensing). Successful completion of this program enables students to take the FAA examination.

Required Courses 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AERO 100Primary Pilot Ground School4
AERO 160Unmanned Aircraft Systems Basic4
AERO 210Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advanced4
PHOT 10Basic Digital and Film Photography3
Total Units15

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
AERO 100 Primary Pilot Ground School 4
AERO 160 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Basic 4
Spring Term
AERO 210 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advanced 4
PHOT 10 Basic Digital and Film Photography 3
Certificate: Unmanned Aircraft Systems M0662 2  
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 Total Units15

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