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Kansas State Polytechnic

David Burchfield
Teaching Assistant Professor

Research & Commercial Opportunities
Kurt Carraway
Acting UAS Program Mgr.
Applied Aviation Research Center

Kansas State Polytechnic
2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401-8196

UAS Academic curriculum

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (pdf)

127 hours required for graduation

This bachelor degree option of study prepares students for careers in the field of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or remotely piloted aircraft. This is a rapidly growing area of aviation and students will be prepared to safely deploy UAS vehicles in response to emerging challenges and opportunities. Coursework includes foundational courses in aviation flight and maintenance necessary for UAS operation and specific courses designed to enable commercially available payload to platform integration and to enable students to think critically in a rapidly developing technical field. Students will be prepared for technical and/or entry-level managerial positions and will be required to successfully defend a portfolio of accumulated learning prior to graduation.


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