Academic Program Proposal

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Capitol Technology University
Proposal
Bachelor of ScienceUnmanned & Autonomous Systems 11/4/2017
Unmanned & Autonomous Systems Program Description
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems(UAS) provides the student with the necessary knowledge and training to become a professional in the diverse field of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems. The degree provides a firm foundation in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems flight operations, mission planning, special sensors, weapons, surveillance and data collection, aeronautical engineering, aeronautical technologies and ground control. Students will design, construct, and fly an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Students of the program will be able to become a certified Unmanned Aerial Systems Operator and will have the knowledge and skills to support governmental and commercial employers. The Unmanned and Autonomous Systems core courses will prepare students to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 test to become a Commercial UAV Pilot and Sport Pilot. The curriculum provides students real-world opportunities through labs, case studies, and an internship, thereby providing the student the necessary practical experience critical to success in the modern aviation environments.