Undergraduate Certificate in the Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Undergraduate Certificate Information (12 Credit Hours)
The undergraduate certificate in the Application of UAS requires 12 credit hours selected from the list below. The two core courses are required, while the remaining credit hours may come from anywhere on the list. Successful completion of the courses applied to the Application of UAS certificate is defined as a grade of C or higher. Students who receive grades lower than a C in any courses must repeat that course if they wish to have it apply to the Application of UAS certificate.
Certificate Learning Outcomes
- Successful students will be able to describe and discuss the operational components of an unmanned aircraft system.
- Successful students will demonstrate the planning process for the operational use of a UAS.
- Successful students will be able to utilize and implement the integration of UAS operations into existing public safety programs and systems.
Core Courses (Required)
PAD 4075 Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Emergency Management
PAD 4936 Application of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Prerequisite: UAS in EM)
Elective Courses (Choose Two)
PAD 4936 Policy and Implementation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Prerequisite: Application of UAS)
PAD 4391 Foundations of Emergency Management
PAD 4395 Disaster Systems (Prerequisite: Foundations in Emergency Management)
GEO 4162 Spatial Data and Analysis
GEO 3015 Map Analysis
GIS 4043 Gegraphic Information Systems
GIS 4035 Introduction to Remote Sensing
GIS 5400 GIS Applications for Social Sciences
URP 3000 Introduction to Planning and Urban Development
URP 4423 Introduction to Environmental Planning and Resource Management