Autonomous Systems Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering


The Autonomous Systems Certificate is designed to develop the skills necessary to provide a comprehensive understanding of autonomous systems. Students seeking a certificate in Autonomous Systems may pursue careers in industries such as manufacturing, defense, agriculture, surveying, medical, automotive, power, communications and many more. In order to be well prepared for this technical field, students should complete as many courses as possible that relate to future job and career prospects. This certificate requires a total of 13-15 units.

Required Courses (13-15 units):13-15
Technical Mathematics I3
Manufacturing Processes3
Industrial Safety
Basic Electricity and Basic Electronics2
Basics of Electric Motor Controls2
Basic Drone Piloting2
Applied Drone Piloting
Applied Drone Lab2
Total Units13-15

Outcome 1: Design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data related to Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) air-frame assembly, external pilot controls, motor and power systems, autopilot and sensors, ground control station software, loop simulation, tune autopilot, video payload installation, and autopilot telemetry modem.

Outcome 2: Analyze and interpret data and compare results with theoretical calculations.