The Applied UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) Technologies A.A.S. program is a workforce education program designed to prepare students for a career as a drone technician or GIS technician. The program includes courses covering UAS operations and UAS and small pilot flight planning. The program prepares students for the FAA part 107 license; the passage of exam is not guaranteed. Students will be able to plan a data gathering project, collect reliable data, manipulate data and publish professional maps using these data. Data processing using GIS software is a focus in the program.
Students may obtain a variety of jobs upon completion of the program including Drone Technicians, Remote Sensing Technicians, Photogrammestrists, GIS Analysts for local government, and Data Entry Clerks.
Curriculum for an Associate of Applied Science in Applied UAS Technologies