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Become a Drone Pilot at Palomar College!

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Our Certificate Program

6 classes, 2 semesters, 17 units, $46 per unit

Required courses:

  1. GCIP 168 Digital Imaging with Drones (3 units)
  2. GCIP 268 Digital Imaging with Drones II (3 units)
  3. *online* GEOG 110 Meteorology: Weather and Climate (3 units)
  4. GEOG 120 Digital Earth: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4 units)
  5. GEOG 140: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Drone Data Processing (3 units)
  6. *online* GEOL 158 sUAS Procedures and Regulations (Part 107 License Exam Prep) course (1 unit) 
GET YOUR CERTIFICATE IN ONE YEAR
Fall semester: GCIP 168, GEOG 140, GEOL 158
Spring semester: GCIP 268, GEOG 110, GEOG 120

 

Our Associate’s Degree Program

10 classes for the major + GE courses, 4 semesters, 60+ units, $46 per unit

Required courses:

  1. GCIP 168 Digital Imaging with Drones (3 units)
  2. GCIP 268 Digital Imaging with Drones II (3 units)
  3. *online* GEOG 110 Meteorology: Weather and Climate (3 units)
  4. GEOG 120 Digital Earth: An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4 units)
  5. GEOG 140: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Drone Data Processing (3 units)
  6. *online* GEOL 158 sUAS Procedures and Regulations (Part 107 License Exam Prep) course (1 unit) 
  7. BMGT 153: Small Business Entrepreneurship (3 units)
  8. CE 100: Cooperative Education Internship (1 unit)

Pick two courses from the following:

  1. BUS 152 Social Media for Business (3 units)
  2. ENGR 126 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering (4 units)
  3. GCMW 165 Digital Video Design (3 units)
  4. GCMW 197A Topics in Internet (1-5 units)
  5. GCMW 205 Digital Video for Multimedia (3 units)
  6. GEOG 197 Geography Topics (1-4 units)
COMPLETE THE CLASSES FOR THE MAJOR IN TWO YEARS
Don't forget your general education courses!
Year 1 Fall semester: GCIP 168, GEOG 140, GEOL 158
Year 1 Spring semester: GCIP 268, GEOG 110, GEOG 120
Year 2 Fall semester: BMGT 153, ELECTIVE #1
Year 1 Spring semester: CE 100, ELECTIVE #2

Enroll Today!


Need to fly a drone on campus? Follow the 3 steps below. 
  1. Review the Palomar College Campus UAS/Drone Guideline
  2. Complete the UAS/Drone Use Application at least 1 week before the date of operation
  3. The Palomar Campus Police Office will notify you via email with an approval or denial for your request

*Please remember that operators may only fly a drone on college property for college sanctioned purposes.