Jan 26, 2020
About the Program
Drones, or unmanned aircraft, will be soon be part of everyday life. Companies who adopt the technology will need experts to help them navigate flight paths as well as rules and regulations. A major in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) will equip you to be a leader in this new career field. In fact, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International believes 70,000 new jobs will be created in the three years after unmanned aircraft are integrated into the U.S. airspace system.
Unmanned Aerial Systems Website
120 Credits Required
Departmental/Program Major Courses (108 credits)
Required Major Courses (59 credits)
Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (52 credits)
University Core Requirements
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Spring 4th Year
- AT 41901 - Unmanned Aerial Systems Capstone II
- Thematic Area Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- UAS Related Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Technical Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Free Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Globalization - Credit Hours: 0.00
- Internship - Credit Hours: 0.00
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