Drone Operations and Imaging

CERT - Occupational Certificate

The Drone Operations and Imaging provides students with knowledge and skills in aviation fundamentals, aviation safety and FAA regulations, and the ability to collect and process imagery data for analysis.

Program Purpose

This certificate is designed to prepare students to successfully operate drones.

Learning Outcomes

  • Aviation fundamentals and complete knowledge on aviation safety and FAA regulations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of image acquisition and analysis from image acquired by drone.
  • Merge scanned images or build photo mosaics of large areas, using image processing software.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

Visit Academic Planning to get started on your personalized Academic Plan, or schedule an appointment with the Advising Office.

First Semester

Course Course Title Credits Area
DRN 101 Pilot Ground School and Flight Training 1.5 Major Requirement
DRN 102  Image Acquisition and Analysis 1.5 Major Requirement
Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.