Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Field Service Tech

  • Credits: 34
  • Degree Type: Diploma
  • Campus: Thief River Falls

Program Overview

The sUAS diploma will concentrate on the maintenance, operations and applications of small unmanned aircraft systems to include: electronics, computer hardware, local area networks, understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and control interfaces and within the sUAS and conducting safe flight operations in the National Airspace System. Courses are designed to create a skilled sUAS Field Service Technician with a broad understanding of sUAS at the functional and operational level.

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
AVIA 1011 Basic Electricity 5
CPTR 1132 Microcomputer Maintenance 3
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3
ETAS 2220 Microcontrollers I 4
GINT 2403 GIS Interoperability 3
IMAG 1101 Remote Sensing 3
IMAG 1103 Imagery Software/Mapping 4
UAST 2110 Foundations of UAS 3
UAST 2180 sUAS Ground School 3
UAST 2190 sUAS Lab 3

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