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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Applied UAS Technologies Certificate

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The Applied UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) Technologies Certificate is a workforce education program designed to give students skills to use a UAS in a professional setting.  The program includes courses covering flight, flight planning, project planning, data collection, and data manipulation using a UAS.  The program also includes an introduction to geographic information systems.  Completing this certificate can lead to applications in many fields including local and county governments, construction work, agriculture, GIS, emergency services, and urban development.

Program Outcomes

  • Obtain employment as a drone operator or data collection technician.
  • Operate UAS equipment and prepare small pilot flight plans.
  • Interpret FAA part 107 legislation to prepare for remote pilot certification.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Applied UAS Technologies

General Education Core 13
Applied UAS Technologies Core 17
Total Credit Hours Required  30


Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year. Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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