Aviation (AVI)

AVI 1000 — Unmanned Aerial Systems

Credit Hours: 3.00   Total Contact Hours: 3.00   Lecture Hours: 3.00  

Introduces Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Includes basic explanation of the technology, applications with precision agriculture emphasis, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulatory framework, data collection, and privacy issues. Instruction will cover only the book content needed to sit for the drone certification exam.
Prerequisites: AGR 1000.

AVI 1200 — Unmanned Aerial Systems Basic Operation

Credit Hours: 3.00   Total Contact Hours: 4.00   Lecture Hours: 2.00   Lab Hours: 2.00  

Introduces students to the use of drone technology, including basic set up, operation, sensor addition, and safety in agriculture settings. Sensor selection and use are demonstrated. Troubleshooting drone agricultural mapping errors is also reviewed.
Prerequisites: AGR 1000, AVI 1000.