Nov 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems, AAS


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Length: Two years, 90 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost with Drafting Electives: $22,317

  • Books - $1,500
  • Certification, Licensure, Exams, Physicals - $899
  • Program-Specific Fees - $7,720
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $12,198

Estimated Cost with Private Pilot Electives: $33,139

  • Books - $1,500
  • Certification, Licensure, Exams, Physicals - $899
  • Program-Specific Fees - $18,542
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $12,198

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year's rates. Course tuition and fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information at www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition.

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 have:

  • 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.
  • Safely pilot multi-copters and fixed wings in normal and emergency flight operations.
  • Ability to properly plan and execute commercial missions unsupervised.
  • Ability to successfully apply and utilize Federal Aviation Administration airspace waivers.
  • Ability to build, program, and repair quad copters and radio controlled fixed wing unmanned aircraft.

Program Requirements


General Education


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

Program Core Courses


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.

Program Electives


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

Private Pilot flight labs are to be chosen based on student size. Students under 180 lbs, under 6'2", under 39" sitting height must complete FT 141 , FT 142 , and FT 143 . Students at or above these limits must complete FT 141W FT 142W , and FT 143W .

Complete one of the following options (12 credits):

Option 1:

Option 2:

Complete additional credits (2-3) to meet 90: Complete any course(s), 100-level or higher.

Notes


Licensing and Certification


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

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