Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology TCC provides students the opportunity to expand their Electrical and Computer Engineering training with the basic skills to repair and operate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, also known as Drones. The completion of this certificate shows employers that progress has been made in the program and basic skills have been achieved. The program emphasizes the application of computer programming, digital systems, electromechanical devices, programmable logic controllers, engineering in the development of technology, as well as the training on operation, inspection, maintenance, service, and repair of drones.

Program Length (Minimum): 2 Terms
Entrance Date: Fall, Spring, Summer

Admission Procedure

  • Complete an application and submit the application fee
  • Submit high school transcript or GED test scores and/or college transcript(s)
  • Take the entrance exam or submit acceptable SAT/ACT scores
  • Be accepted and ready for registration

Financial Aid
Financial aid is available to most students through various state and federally-funded sources, including the HOPE Grant, HOPE Scholarship, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Work Study, WIA, and VA benefits.

Fees for degree, diploma and technical certificate programs vary depending on the course and number of credit hours taken. Fees are subject to include but are not limited to tuition, activity fee, registration fee, insurance fee, room and board fee, application fee, late registration fee, graduation fee, and the cost of workbooks, tools, and uniforms applicable to specific programs.

Career Opportunities
Contact the Career Services department for further information on career opportunities available for this program.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed the program, and other important information, please visit us at www.southgatech.edu/index.cfm?PageID=474.

18 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Age: 18 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college’s placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Provisional Admission accepted

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
UAST 1100 Drone Applications 3
ENGT 1000 Intro to Engineering Technolog 3
DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals 4
ELCR 1005 Soldering Technology 1
ECET 1191 Computer Programming Fundamentals 3
ICET 2010 Electromechanical Devices 3