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UAS Precision Agriculture UASAG.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Effective as of Fall 2021

What is the program about?

The UAS Precision Agriculture Short-Term Technical Certificate prepares students for entry level positions in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry by providing foundational knowledge and skills involving Precision Agriculture and UAS Technology.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of laws and regulations governing UAS in the National Airspace and its applicability with the agriculture industry.
  • Exemplify a high standard of ethical and professional behavior.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of applying UAS and Remote Sensing technologies to/for agricultural needs.

Career Opportunities

Precision Agriculture is expected to be 80% of the UAS market over the next decade. Industry projections and demands indicate that the UAS precision agriculture market will be one of the five industries that benefit first from FAA rules and regulation changes. With agriculture being the number one industry in the state of Ohio and contributing 107 billion dollars a year to the Ohio economy. Agricultural industry needs in drought management, disease detection, watering, and spraying pesticides make UAS an intelligent and affordable option.


Course Title Credits
AGR 1160 Introduction to Agriculture Science 1
AGR 1200 Agricultural Economics 3
AGR 1300 Agronomy 3
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1112 UAS Precision Agriculture 2
AVT 2150 Crew Resource Management for UAS 1
EET 1121 UAS Remote Sensing & Analysis 1
EET 1158 Aerospace Spatial Visualization 2
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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.