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Drone Pilot

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TRUST is a collaboration between the FAA and industry to provide TRUST and educational safety material to recreational flyers.

Get Your FAA Certification Today

This tutorial walks through the process to self-enroll and complete your FAA TRUST course.

Step 1

Click the link above to self-enroll.

Step 2

Create your account and log-in to Canvas.

Step 3

Click the “Enroll in Course” button.

Step 4

You will get a confirmation message that you have successfully enrolled. Click “Go to the Course” to view.

Step 5

Complete your FAA TRUST course and Save/Print your certificate.

Upon completion of the test, recreational flyers should print or save a digital copy of their completion certificate and keep it on their person when they fly. The University of Arizona Global Campus cannot re-issue your completion certificate if it is lost. The FAA also cannot re-issue your completion certificate. Should you lose your completion certificate, you will need to re-take TRUST to obtain a new certificate.

 

The University of Arizona Global Campus

Drone Aviation Education Opportunities

The sky is truly the limit in your education and career when you enroll in one of our Online Unmanned Aircraft Systems Drone Pilot Course and emphasis offerings!

The drone market is growing, and many industries are integrating drones into their operations. Are you ready to explore one of these exciting and rapidly growing career fields and have the potential to change business, industry, and our day-to-day lives?

Contact us at 1-866-711-1700 and prepare to step into your future.

 

UAGC Drone Emphases

Reach new heights in your education.

Discover how drones are changing the marketing industry, providing new ways and tools for marketers and brands to gather data, launch products, and engage with their audience. This emphasis provides a foundation for you to build upon to create unique campaigns for products or businesses by integrating drones to gather data and integrate it for use in marketing and advertising. Stay ahead of the curve using drone technology to create new, exciting, and visually pleasing advertising material. Gain insights on different ways to use drones in your marketing strategies. You will also examine the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules, and prepare to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations.

Undergraduate Drone and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Marketing Emphasis Courses

AVI 200 Commercial Drone Pilot

3 Credits

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Students explore FAA regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) for purposes other than hobby and recreation. This course examines the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107. Once students pass the exam, they will be eligible for certification as a drone pilot. Certification is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration and not by the University of Arizona Global Campus. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center.

BUS 318 Organizational Behavior

3 Credits

This course is designed to develop the student’s skills in the understanding of factors that affect how individuals and groups act and interact with one another and with management. It also looks at how organizations manage their internal environment with the aim of improving productivity, efficiency, and communications among members. Prerequisite: BUS 201 or MGT 330.

BUS 330 Principles of Marketing

3 Credits

This course is designed to introduce students to the field of advertising as a promotional force with emphasis on institutions, planning, strategic practices, and tactical decisions made by advertising executives. It will also explore the various career opportunities including account executive, media buying, copywriting, production, and research.sis-description">The methods used by producers of goods and services to determine and satisfy the wants of society. An examination of external and internal environments that impact marketing decisions, the basic elements of a marketing program, and issues in ethics and social responsibility.

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The drone market has been rapidly growing with various industries integrating drones into their daily operations. Homeland Security and Emergency Management is one area of interest. Emergency preparedness, planning, and security also go together with homeland security. Drones provide new opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs in the area of homeland security and emergency management. In this emphasis you will gain insight on drone security topics including understanding malware, tools used to combat cyber criminals, drones used by emergency response teams, cyber terrorism, and digital legal considerations. You will also examine the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules, and prepare to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations.

Undergraduate Integrating Drones in a Cybersecurity Infrastructure Emphasis Courses

AVI 200 Commercial Drone Pilot

3 Credits

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Students explore FAA regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) for purposes other than hobby and recreation. This course examines the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107. Once students pass the exam, they will be eligible for certification as a drone pilot. Certification is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration and not by the University of Arizona Global Campus. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center.

CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology

3 Credits

This course introduces students to the principles of information systems security (confidentiality, integrity, and availability) and the seven domains of the typical IT infrastructure. Risks, threats, and vulnerabilities will be defined. Creation of an IT security policy framework will be emphasized. The following topics will be introduced: the risk management process, cryptography, compliance laws, and information security standards. At the end of the course, students will be able to apply the security life cycle to an information system.

CYB 401 Risk Management & Infrastructure

3 Credits

This course builds upon the risk management concepts learned in CYB 301 Introduction to Cyber & Data Security Technology. Topics presented are risk management standards, methods, and tools and IT governance and control frameworks. Methods to prepare a risk analysis will be reviewed. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify an organization’s threats and vulnerabilities, and the associated risks along with the probability that the risks will occur.

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The drone market has been rapidly growing with various industries integrating drones into their daily operations. Drones provide new opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs. Industries are primed for entrepreneurial growth on all fronts. In this emphasis you will gain insight on drone management topics including: Integration, Strategy, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain Management and Legal Considerations. You will also examine the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules, and prepare to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Explore new and innovative use cases for drones, in existing commercial applications, modern businesses, and industries.

Undergraduate Drone and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Entrepreneurship Emphasis Courses

AVI 200 Commercial Drone Pilot

3 Credits

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Students explore FAA regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) for purposes other than hobby and recreation. This course examines the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107. Once students pass the exam, they will be eligible for certification as a drone pilot. Certification is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration and not by the University of Arizona Global Campus. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center.

BUS 362 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3 Credits

This dynamic course is based on a unique model of entrepreneurial methodology developed by Forbes School of Business and Technology at the University of Arizona Global Campus. Entrepreneurship encompasses imagining the unknown, taking inspired action, and embracing uncertainty to create a new future. It involves the identification, evaluation, and exploitation of opportunities to address challenges and to solve problems. Students will learn how to use imagination, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship to bring new ideas to fruition that inspire others. Students will create a feasible blueprint for a venture opportunity idea of their own. This course will be the beginning of the journey to becoming an entrepreneur.

BUS 433 New Business Strategy

3 Credits

This course is intended to provide prospective entrepreneurs with information and tools for evaluating opportunities for starting a new firm—how to choose markets for entry, when to enter, and what resources and capabilities it will take to enter and provide a platform for future growth. Prerequisite: BUS 362.

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Add to your BA Social and Criminal Justice degree with the Homeland Security and Emergency Management emphasis and learn about emergency preparedness and security. Study emergency management planning and response and examine factors in terrorism, in cyber-crime and in homeland security. Learn about the use of drones for homeland security and emergency management and examine how interests of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in drones relate to DHS objectives. Through this emphasis study the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 UAS classification, certification and operating rules and prepare for the FAA exam in commercial drone operations.

Undergraduate Homeland Security and Emergency Management Emphasis Courses

AVI 200 Commercial Drone Pilot

3 Credits

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Students explore FAA regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) for purposes other than hobby and recreation. This course examines the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107. Once students pass the exam, they will be eligible for certification as a drone pilot. Certification is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration and not by the University of Arizona Global Campus. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center.

HSM 318 Emergency Planning & Response

3 Credits

This course will provide students with the skills to develop a comprehensive plan for risk analysis, threat assessment, staffing an emergency operations center, coordinating with supporting agencies, and the creation of a continuing testing program. Analysis of historical incidents as well as realistic scenarios are used to teach students how to plan for natural disasters as well as terrorism and other emergencies at the federal, state and local levels. This course is designed to provide students with the ability to evaluate an emergency incident, determine its scope, understand the function of the first responders, learn the communication procedures necessary to alert the appropriate agencies, and understand how first responders are dispatched. Students will create a recovery plan for response to large scale incidents.

HSM 433 Counter Terrorism & Intelligence Analysis

3 Credits

Students in this course study and analyze counterterrorism including the evolution of counterterrorism, and the specifics of the typology and anatomy of terrorist operations. The course includes an overview of the intelligence community, collection, analysis, requirements and dissemination.

HSM 438 Introduction to Cyber Crime

3 Credits

This course focuses on the technical aspects of digital crime as well as behavioral aspects of computer hackers, virus writers, terrorists and other offenders. Using real life examples and case studies, students will examine the history, development, extent and types of digital crime and digital terrorism as well as current legislation and law enforcement practices designed to prevent, investigate and prosecute these crimes.

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Expand your bachelor's degree with the Criminal Justice Drone Pilot Emphasis that will introduce you to the field of criminal justice, and the use of drones in crime prevention and crime scene investigation. You will also examine the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules, and prepare to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations.

Undergraduate Criminal Justice Drone Pilot Emphasis Courses

AVI 200 Commercial Drone Pilot

3 Credits

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exam in commercial drone operations. Students explore FAA regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System (NAS) for purposes other than hobby and recreation. This course examines the FAA Part 107 UAS classification, certification, and operating rules.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the FAA Part 107. Once students pass the exam, they will be eligible for certification as a drone pilot. Certification is granted by the Federal Aviation Administration and not by the University of Arizona Global Campus. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center.

CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 Credits

This course considers processes for law enforcement, the judiciary, corrections and juvenile justice. In addition, this course considers criminal justice issues, applications for criminology, and critical perspectives in the study of criminal justice.

CRJ 305 Crime Prevention

3 Credits

This course explores strategies of crime prevention including programs designed to reduce opportunities to commit crime, programs to alleviate demoralizing community social and economic conditions that foster criminal behavior, programs to improve police/community cooperation, and programs to educate young people as to likely consequences of criminal behavior.

CRJ 311 Forensics

3 Credits

Forensic science applies scientific methodology to crime scene investigation and crime solving. This course analyzes techniques of crime scene investigation and the lawful gathering of evidence. Emphasis is placed upon the Federal Rules of Evidence, including the admissibility of physical evidence at trial, as well as the role of forensic science in the criminal justice system and the identification, collection, and preservation of physical evidence (chain of custody issues).

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Certain degree programs and courses may not be available in all states.

Completion of AVI 200, does not lead to certification. Upon successful completion of AVI 200, students will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 Knowledge Test. Once students pass the exam, students are certified as a drone pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration. The University of Arizona Global Campus does not grant certification. It is the student’s responsibility to locate an approved PSI Testing Center to sit for the FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test and cover the cost of the exam.

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Additional Resources

Register your drone through the FAA Drone Zone before you fly if it weighs more than .55lbs

FAA-Approved UAS Service Suppliers (FAA USSs) of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC).

  • LAANC USSs provide FAA approved airspace authorizations and information about airspace restrictions to recreational flyers who wish to fly in controlled airspace.
  • Approved service suppliers have created apps that can be downloaded via apple or google play. Links to the companies are available.

B4UFLY provides information about airspace and does not offer airspace authorizations.

Information about how to get started as a recreational flyer.

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