Nov 28, 2022
Length: 90 credits
Estimated Cost: $22,133
- Resident Tuition: $11,925
- Technology Fees: $1,170
- General Student Fees: $843
- Online Course Fee: $370 (if applicable)
- Books / Course Materials: $1,500
- Program Specific Fees: $5,825
- Other Costs: $500 (if applicable for computer + internet)
Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at https://www.lanecc.edu/costs-admission/tuition-fees-and-payments/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
This program provides students with training and ratings/certificates for UAS Operation, UAS Maintenance, and UAS Manufacture to aviation and industry standards. Graduates obtain a Commercial Part 107 UAS Operator License and multiple Institutional CPC certificates aligned to UAS Industry needs.
Students who complete this program will be able to:
PLO 1: Integrate unmanned flights into the NAS safely and effectively utilizing industry-standard documentation methods, including FAA waivers.
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 a variety of current unmanned aircraft and equipment.
PLO 5: Apply the principles of photography and videography in unmanned operations.
PLO 6: Utilize spatial data and GIS technology to create deliverable geospatial products.
PLO 7: Effectively apply and utilize Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM) strategies to ensure safe and effective UAS operations and procedures
PLO 8: Utilize effective and industry-standard UAS maintenance procedures, operations, and documentation.
General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.
Program Core Courses
Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. AP 225 satisfies the Human Relations requirement.
Elective courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.
Option 1: Complete the following 12 credits:
Option 2: (11 credits) choose from the following list:
Licensing and Certifications
- Students will be prepared to take the FAA Commercial UAS (Part 107) Pilot License exam after UAS 123
- FCC Amateur Technician Radio License obtained after UAS 122
- FAA Recreational UAS Operator Certificate after UAS 124A
- Students will be prepared to take the optional Pix4D Basic Certificate after UAS 230