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UAS First Responders UASFR.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Effective as of Fall 2014

What is the program about?

The UAS First Responders Short-Term Technical certificate prepares students for entry level positions in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry by providing foundational knowledge, skills and proficiency in UAS theory, capabilities and scenario based objectives related to the first responder industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate operational knowledge of developing missions, and applying decision making techniques in regards to how and when UAS uses are applicable for first responders.
  • Exemplify a high standard of ethical and professional behavior
  • Demonstrate knowledge of UAS systems, multiple categories of UAS, and the laws and regulations governing airspace and safety in regards to UAS and First responders.

Career Opportunities

The demand for Unmanned Aerial Systems is increasing at a phenomenal rate. A shift in military strategies and the demand for use in the private sector as well as other government agencies has fueled an industry which is estimated to explode to over $80 billion in the next decade. With local government agencies and First Responder personnel in need of new technological options for fast and safe mission execution. The Dayton region and its Educational Institutions are primed to take advantage of the opportunity as industry leaders.


Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1104 UAS Standards, Regulations & Law 1
AVT 1108 UAS First Responder Applications 1
AVT 2150 Crew Resource Management for UAS 1
CJS 1101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Science 3
CJS 1155 Homeland Security Issues & Administration 3
EET 1121 UAS Remote Sensing & Analysis 1
EET 1158 Aerospace Spatial Visualization 2
EMS 1100 Emergency Medical Responder Lecture & Laboratory 2
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.