Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Unmanned Aerial Systems


A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 English Composition or ENGL 1101P 3  GE Appropriate Placement Score 
GE Objective 3: Mathematical Ways of Knowing 3  GE   
UAS 0100 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 1 C- FUAS program major 
UAS 0110 Applied Mathematics and Electronics for Unmanned Systems 3 C- FUAS program major 
UAS 0115 Flight Theory 3 C- FUAS program major. 
UAS 0120 Flight Laboratory I 4 C- FUAS program major. 
Semester Total17
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3  GE   
GE Objective 6: Scientific Ways of Knowing 3  GE   
UAS 0150 Unmanned Systems Design 2 C- SUAS program major. 
UAS 0155 Flight Control and Subsystems 4 C- SUAS program major. 
UAS 0170 Flight Laboratory II 4 C- SUAS program major. 
UAS 0282 Introduction to Rapid Prototyping 2 C- SUAS program major. 
Semester Total18
Third Semester
UAS 0200 Advanced Electronics and Payload for Unmanned Systems 4 C- FUAS program major; UAS 0110 or RCET 0156B. 
UAS 0212 3 C- F  
UAS 0228 Principles of GIS 3 C- FUAS program major; UAS 0110 or CET 0120. 
UAS 0225 Flight Laboratory III 5 C- FUAS program major; UAS 0170 
UAS 0250 Imagery Analysis 3 C- FUAS program major. 
Semester Total18
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 5: PHYS 1101/PHYS 1101L Elements of Physics and Lab 4  GE MATH 1108 
UAS 0240 Basic Wiring and Avionics Installation 5 C- SUAS major; UAS 0200. 
UAS 0255 Autopilot Theory 3 C- SUAS program major; UAS 0200 or RCET 0154B. UAS 0270.
UAS 0270 Autopilot Laboratory 5 C- SUAS program major; UAS 0200 or RCET 0156B. UAS 0255.
Semester Total17