2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate prepares students to become professional unmanned aircraft operators.

Credit Hours Required: 27



Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate Suggested Course Sequence  



Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe current UAS capabilities and applications.
  2. Describe UAS regulations.
  3. Describe basic UAS telemetry and ground station components and functions; install telemetry system on UAS; perform range test.
  4. Interpret aerial imagery from nadir and oblique angles.
  5. Use critical analysis to accurately select the appropriate sensor, lens, and aircraft for a given mission.
  6. Assemble data into a meaningful format to present to industry professionals.
  7. Safely fly a drone using approved practices.