Drone Camera Operator, AS

Arts Division
Degree S0449

This degree is designed for students who want to specialize as drone camera imaging operators for multiple career applications in commercial photography, cinematography, construction, surveying, inspection, and public safety.

Required Courses 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AERO 160Unmanned Aircraft Systems Basic4
AERO 210Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advanced4
PHOT 10Basic Digital and Film Photography3
PHOT 11BDigital Capture Workflow3
PHOT 26Video for Photographers3
PHOT 50Drone Basic Still and Motion Camera Operator3
PHOT 51Drone Advanced Still and Motion Camera Operator3
PHOT 55Drone Photogrammetry and Mapping3
PHOT 56Drone Inspection and Thermal Imaging3
Recommended Electives
Introduction to 3D Modeling
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects
Digital Image Editing for Photographers
Advanced Digital Image Editing for Photographers
Photography Portfolio Development
Broadcast News Field Reporting
Broadcast Traffic Reporting
Beginning Video Production
Advanced Video Production
Editing for Film and Television
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Fundamentals of Construction Inspection
Total Units29

Program Learning Outcomes

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