Sep 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog

Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems, AAS


Length: 90 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $23,253.00 (with Drafting Electives)

  • Resident Tuition: $11,340.00*
  • Technology Fees: $990.00
  • General Student Fees: $804.00**
  • Online Course Fee: (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $1,500.00
  • Program Specific Fees: $8,619.00 (course fees and exams/licensure)

Estimated Cost: $36,115.00 (with Private Pilot Electives)

  • Resident Tuition: $11,340.00*
  • Technology Fees: $990.00
  • General Student Fees: $804.00**
  • Online Course Fee: (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $1,500.00
  • Program Specific Fees:  $21,481.00 (course fees and exams/licensure)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition.

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 as commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operators.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

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 - Design, assemble, build, program, and fly hobby and commercial grade unmanned equipment
PLO 4 - Work safely and effectively within a crew/team environment utilizing current unmanned technology
PLO 5 - Safely pilot multi-copters and fixed wings in normal and simulated emergency flight operations
PLO 6 - Successfully obtain and utilize Federal Aviation Administration waivers
PLO 7 - Apply the principles of photography and videography in unmanned operations
PLO 8 - Utilize spatial data and GIS technology to make or inform appropriate decisions and create deliverable geospatial products

Program Requirements


General Education


General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Program Core Courses


AP, FT and GS courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. All other Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Notes


Licensing and Certification


  • FT 123  — prepares the students to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License
  • FT 230  — prepares students to obtain an optional PIX4D certificate (a GIS and mapping computer program)
  • FT 122  — prepares and licenses students with an Amateur Radio Technician License