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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) UAS.S.BAS

Bachelor of Applied Science - 121 - 124 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Effective as of Fall 2019

What is the program about?

This Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems is designed to fill a growing workforce need by enhancing the technical skills of students who have earned an associate degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The degree builds upon students’ foundational understanding of UAS mission planning, applications, maintenance, laws and regulations, data analytics, and project management using UAS platforms.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate and execute tasks necessary to complete UAS operations. This includes decision-making, data collections, mission planning, pre-flight and post flight briefing, navigating, crew resource management, command and control, and recovery of the UAS.
  • Apply knowledge of rules and regulations governing UAS applications and operations in the National Airspace.
  • Plan and execute mission strategies in regards to First Responder applications, Precision Agriculture and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Career Opportunities

More than 100,000 new jobs in UAS related fields are predicted nationwide by 2025. A technical baccalaureate degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) will prepare the graduate to work in a variety of roles including UAS operations, maintenance, data analysis, sensor operations, technology integration and testing, and basic manufacturing in support of diverse industries including precision agriculture, infrastructure inspection, aerial mapping and surveying, first response, logistics, security, and other emerging applications that will continue to develop as the industry grows.


Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1103 Remote Pilot Ground School 1
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1110 Private Pilot Ground School 3
AVT 1119 Aviation Meteorology 2
AVT 1246 Air Traffic Control Communications 1
AVT 2150 Crew Resource Management for UAS 1
AVT 2151 UAS Operations 3
AVT 2240 Human Factors in Aviation 3
AVT 2279 Unmanned Aerial Systems Project 3
AVT 2280 Introduction to UAS Maintenance 2
AVT 2700 Aviation Internship 1 - 2
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
ECO 2160 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EET 1120 Introduction to DC & AC Circuits 2
EET 1121 UAS Remote Sensing & Analysis 1
EET 1158 Aerospace Spatial Visualization 2
EET 2221 UAS Sensors & Systems 4
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
MAT 1470 College Algebra 3
MAT 1570 Analytic Geometry & Trigonometry 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
PHY 1141 College Physics I 4
(AVT 1120 AND AVT 1121 AND AVT 1122 AND AVT 1123 AND GEO 1107 OR AVT 1108 AND CJS 1101 AND CJS 1155 AND EMS 1100 OR AVT 1114 AND CAT 1501 AND GEO 1107 OR AVT 1112 AND AVT 2298) 9 - 11
(AVT 1120 AND AVT 1121 AND AVT 1122 AND AVT 1123 OR Unmanned Aerial Systems Elective) 7
AVT 3100 Contemporary Technical, Legal & Regulatory Issues in UAS 3
AVT 3151 UAS Operations II 1
AVT 3152 UAS Operations II Lab 2
AVT 3200 UAS Logistics 3
AVT 3300 Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Aviation 3
AVT 3400 Human Sensation & Perception in Aviation 3
AVT 3500 UAS Design Concepts 4
AVT 4151 Unmanned Systems Mission Planning 3
AVT 4210 Advanced UAS Maintenance 3
(AVT 4220 OR AVT 4215) 3
AVT 4270 UAS Internship II 2
AVT 4279 Unmanned Aerial Systems Senior Project 4
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer Module: Any Group 3
PHY 1142 College Physics II 4
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.