Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems: Geographic Information Science, CPC

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Program Suspended - new UAS program coming Summer 2022

For students currently enrolled in the program, please contact Academic Advising at for information about completing the program in a timely manner.

A new Geographic Information Science, CPC will be available starting Summer 2022. For information or to apply, contact director Joshua M. Rickert at 541-463-4195.


Length: 25 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $7,377.00

  • Resident Tuition: $3,150.00*
  • Technology Fees: $275.00
  • General Student Fees: $402.00**
  • Online Course Fee: (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $600.00
  • Program Specific Fees: $2,950.00 (Course Fees and Exams/Licensure)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for successful careers in Geographic Information Science in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

Students who complete this program will have:

PLO 1 - Integrate unmanned flights into the NAS safely and effectively
PLO 2 - Safely and effectively plan and execute field missions in a variety of situations utilizing current unmanned aircraft systems
PLO 3 - Work safely and effectively within a crew/team environment utilizing current unmanned technology
PLO 4 - Safely pilot unmanned aircraft systems in normal and simulated emergency flight operations
PLO 5 - Utilize spatial data and GIS technology to make or inform appropriate decisions and create deliverable geospatial products

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

FT courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. GIS courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.


Licensing and Certification

Commercial FAA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Part 107 license, Pix4D certification.

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