On this page you will find links to items such as course descriptions, DACUM charts and general links related to drones and UAS.

DACUM (Developing a Curriculum)

2014 GIS DACUM Research Chart for GIS Technician: Download the PDF here.

GeoTED-UAS DACUM Research Chart for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Technician: Download the PDF here.

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions for Remote Pilot Ground School: Download the full PDF here.

UMS-107: Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Remote Pilot Ground School

UMS-111: Aircraft Systems (sUAS) I, UMS 111 Small Unmanned

UMS-112: Program and Flight Data Management

UMS-177: Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Components and Maintenance

UMS-211: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) II


Courses offered at participating community colleges

Community College UAS Pathways

Thomas Nelson Community College

Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drone) Systems Flight Technician – Certificate

Career Pathway: Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Industry or College Transfer

Unmanned Aircraft Systems CSC (9 credits) to AAS Mechanical Engineering Technology (956) to Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Old Dominion University


Mountain Empire Community College

Unmanned Aerial Systems Program