Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Operations

This roadmap is a recommended semester-by-semester plan of study for this major. However, courses designated as critical (!) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation.

 

Plan of Study Grid

Semester One

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 15000 Introduction to Aeronautics 3
AERN 25800 Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems 3
MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculous (KMCR) 3
UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Credit Hours: 16

 

Semester Two

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 15740 Elements of Flight Theory 5
AERN 15741 Private Pilot Flight 5
MATH 11022 Trigonometry (KMCR) 3
Credit Hours: 13

 

Semester Three

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 25250 Elements of Aviation Weather 3
AERN 25350 Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control 2
AERN 25351 Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control Laboratory 1
AERN 35810 Unmanned Aircraft Systems 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Credit Hours: 15

 

Semester Four

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 25100 Introduction to Aviation Management 3
AERN 35830 Unmanned Aircraft System Sensing and Sensor Systems 3
COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication (KADL) 3
PHY 13001 General College Physics I (KBS) 4
PHY 13021 General College Physics Laboratory I (KBS) (KLAB) 1
Credit Hours: 14

 

Semester Five

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 30000 Professional Development in Aeronautics 1
AERN 35020 Aircraft Propulsion Systems 3
AERN 35892 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Practicum (ELR) 2
PHY 13012 College Physics II (KBS) 2
PHY 13022 General College Physics Laboratory II (KBS) (KLAB) 1
Aeronautics (AERN) Elective 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
Credit Hours: 15

 

Semester Six

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 35040 Aircraft Systems I 3
AERN 35650 Non-Pilot Instrument Flight Theory 3
AERN 35830 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Sensing and Sensor Systems 3
AERN 45250 Aviation Law 3
Kent Core Requirement  
Credit Hours: 15

 

Semester Seven

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 35840 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Command, Control and Communications 3
Kent Core Requirement 3
AERN 45030 Aircraft Systems II 3
AERN 45130 Physiology and Human Factors of Flight 3
AERN 45150 APPLIED FLIGHT DYNAMICS I 3
Credit Hours: 15

 

Semester Eight

Code Title Credit Hours
AERN 35250 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Law and Regulations 2
AERN 45130 Physiology and Human Factors of Flight 3
AERN 45791 Aviation Security and Policy Seminar (WIC) 3
AERN 45800 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Operations Theory 4
AERN 45892 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Practicum 2
Kent Core Requirement 3
Credit Hours: 17
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120