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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Remote Pilot and Drone Application, CT.

Program Description

The Remote Pilot and Drone Application certificate program 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 of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate FAA Part 107 literacy and obtain certificaiton 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 accepting positions as entry level drone designers for custom solutions, remote drone pilots, entry level analysts for drone platforms, and quality control technicians for drone manufacturing.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 17

Semester Total: 13

Total Program Credits: 30

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information