UAV/UAS Drone Photography and Video Certificate

Division: Fine Arts


The UAV/UAS Drone Photography and Video Certificate will provide students with extensive knowledge of the quickly growing UAV/UAS Drone industry. Students will learn everything from equipment selection and operation to aerial photography and video and will gain experience flying drones and learn safety as well as operational techniques. Finally, they will become familiar with the many job opportunities that await an experienced drone operator and photographer. 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. This certificate requires a total of 15-16 units.

Required Courses (15-16 units):
ATC 160 CUAS Drone Basic3
PHOT 103 CIntermediate Photography3
GEOG 230 CIntroduction to GIS3
PHOT 148 CPhoto Laboratory Studies I0.5-1
PHOT 149 CPhoto Laboratory Studies II0.5-1
PHOT 235 C Drone Photography and Video3
PHOT 236 CUAV Flight Lab-Photography2
Total Units15-16