Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Autopilot, CPC

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Length: 12 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $4,403

  • Resident Tuition: $1,590
  • Technology Fees: $156
  • General Student Fees: $437
  • Online Course Fee: $120 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $300
  • Program Specific Fees: $1,800

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

This autopilot CPC provides a stackable certificate that demonstrates proficiency in several industry-standard autopilots and related software.

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 - Work safely and effectively within a crew/team environment utilizing current unmanned technology
PLO 4 - Safely pilot multi-copters, fixed wings, and other aircraft types in normal and simulated emergency flight operations
PLO 5 - Effectively apply and utilize Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM) strategies to ensure safe and effective UAS operations and procedures
PLO 6 - Utilize effective and industry-standard documentation procedures for UAS flight operations and maintenance activities

Admission Information

There will be a separate program application submitted by the student to the Program Director, and approval is required to be enrolled in the Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems. More information can be found here:

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.



FCC Amateur Technician Radio License obtained after UAS 122  

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