The UAS certificate will concentrate on the maintenance and repair of the components of unmanned aircraft systems to include: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ground control stations (GCSs), understanding the function of data links or the communication/guidance system between vehicle and satellites (line of sight), and a basic understanding of computer networks and their functionality within UAS. Courses are designed to create a skilled UAS Maintenance Technician with a broad understanding of commonly used UAS platforms at the functional level.
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View semester course schedule order by campus: Thief River Falls
|Course #||Course Name||Credit(s)|
|AVET 2131||Avionics I||5|
|AVET 2141||Avionics II||4|
|CPTR 1131||Microcomputer Maintenance||4|
|CPTR 1136||Networking I||4|
|UAST 2110||Foundations of UAS||3|
|UAST 2120||Fabrication Integration||5|
|UAST 2150||Control Stations||3|
|UAST 2160||UAS Aviation Maint Tech||2|
Students are required to have the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification prior to enrolling into the program.
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