UAV/UAS Advanced Certificate

Division: Career Technical Education


The UAV/UAS Advanced Certificate prepares students to meet the Federal Aviation Administration requirements to operate lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) in commercial operations, utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses (35 units):
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 132 CPrivate Pilot4
ATC 136 CAir Navigation3
ATC 140 CMeteorology3
ATC 144 CAircraft and Engines3
ATC 160 CUAV-UAS Basic3
ATC 161 CUAV-UAS Basic Simulator1
ATC 162 CUAV-UAS Basic Flight2
ATC 197 CFlight Simulator Instrument1
ATC 232 CInstrument Rating3
ATC 256 CCrew Resource Management3
ATC 260 CUAV-UAS Advanced3
ATC 261 CUAV-UAS Advanced Simulator1
ATC 262 CUAV-UAS Advanced Flight2
Total Units35