Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Online Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Online Catalog

Drone Design and Applications, A.A.S.



 

Program Description


Option offered through Engineering Technology

This degree option will provide a solid foundation in applying engineering technology for drones. Students will learn how to design and build a working Drone with fundamentals in artificial intelligence. Students will also be able to expand on their design skills for implementation of Internet of Things ecosystems and cross platform applications.

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate FAA Part 107 literacy and obtain certification as a Drone Remote Pilot In Command (PIC);
  • Develop and execute implementation strategies for solving industry needs using Drones and Applications leveraging Drones;
  • Perform laboratory procedures and assess the validity of experimental/diagnostic data;
  • Employ critical thinking to solve technical problems, in general, and to apply engineering technology problem solving methods based on business and industry standards;
  • Express and interpret both technical and non-technical concepts orally, in writing, and in electronic formats.

After Union County College


Graduates have the option of entering a Bachelor of Science in Technology progam or accepting positions such as remote drone pilots, entry-level analysts for drone platforms, quality control technicians for drone manufacturing, or personnel in drone maintenance and repair.

Recommended Sequence


First Year


Semester Total: 17

Semester Total: 17

Second Year


Total Program Credits: 60


*The stated sequence of courses for the Engineering Technology program assumes that the student is math-ready for calculus.  

** Students are strongly encouraged to take MAT 172 as the Math Gen Ed Requirement