Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog

Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems: Geographic Information Science, CPC

Length: 25 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $6,500

  • Books - $600
  • Certification, Licensure, Exams, Physicals - $150
  • Program-Specific Fees - $2,800
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $2,950

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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:

  • An extensive knowledge of the National Airspace System and the integration of Unmanned Aerial Systems within it.
  • Knowledge and experience with hobby grade and advanced commercial sensors and equipment.
  • Ability to work within a crew/team environment.
  • Knowledge to safely pilot multi-copters in normal and emergency flight operations.
  • Ability to properly plan and execute commercial missions unsupervised.

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.