Classes for Fall 2018:
AMT 225: Introduction to Drones, 3 units; $125 Course materials fee payable at registration.
This course introduces students to the foundations of drones including the history, systems, maintenance, pay loads, data links, ground support equipment, classes of systems, categories, applications, mission planning and control and recovery systems.
AMT 226: Drone Flight Operations and Pilot Certification, 3 units
This course will instruct students in the basic flight operations for both fixed wing and rotor wing drone aircraft, as well as prepare them to take the FAA pilot certification exam.
AMT 228: Drone Maintenance Technician, 3 units
This course is designed to provide students with the skills to maintain and repair drones. Emphasis is on the various systems, including the fuel, electrical, flight control and power plant systems as well as digital central processor assembly and sy stem support equipment. Also covers system performance criteria, operational safety, inspection techniques and diagnosis of the drone.
AMT 229: Advanced Drone Aerial Photography and Cinematography
This course is designed to teach a variety of skills in aerial photography and cinematography with drones, including: cinematic techniques during flight, video production techniques, 3D mapping, photographic techniques, panorama, video editing, and photo editing. Students will use sof tware such as the DJI Go App, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Premiere CC, Adobe Lightroom, and Pix4D Mapper Pro to create original content that showcases a variety of professional aerial projects. This class has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: AMT 227.
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