Introduction to Drones
Business Applications (BA) 158 - Only 1.5 Units 8 Weeks
Are you interested in drones but don't know if you want to buy a drone?
Don't know what type of drone to buy? Do you have to be a licensed drone pilot to fly a drone?
Take this class to find out! This class is for new and experienced drone users.
Commercial (Earn Money) or Recreational (Fun/Hobby)
You can take this class for fun and personal interest or learn how to use drones to earn money.
Add this drone training to your resume! It is a great talking point in a job interview.
- Professional training provided by FAA Part 107 licensed drone pilots
- FAA rules and regulations
- Types of drones being used for commercial and recreation
- Take photos and video
- Preflight and problem solving flight situations
- FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License Exam information
Drones Provided in Class
Drones are provided in the class. You do not need to buy a drone to take this class.
This course is designed for beginners and experienced drone users.
Adobe Classes to Edit Photos & Videos
Take Adobe classes to edit photos and videos taken with your drone:
- BA 164 Photoshop (edit photos)
- BA 171 Premiere Pro (edit videos)
- BA 172 After Effects (video special effects)
Take SAC drone classes to earn a Drone Technology Certificate.
BA Drone Classes and Drone Technology Certificate brochure for more details.
Careers using drones aregrowing fast and the demand for drone skills are increasing. Here are some of the careers and industries using drones:
- Photographer / Videographer (weddings, events)
- Advertising and Marketing - Social Media
- Digital Forensics Investigations
- Construction and Inspections (roof, cell towers, insurance)
- GIS Survey Mapping and 3-D Modeling
- Television, Film, Cinematography, Media, News
- Entertainment (Olympics, Las Vegas)
- Retail (Amazon drone delivery)
- Real Estate
- Professional Drone Racing
- Drone Manufacturing & Repair
Public Safety Drone Courses (law enforcement, investigations, fire, first responders, lifeguard, search and rescue, training videos)
SAC Faculty Lead for Drones
Contact for any questions about SAC drone courses and programs:
Dori Dumon, Drone Pilot
Assoc. Professor, Business Apps & Technology Dept.
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Information and brochure provided on this page are based on Catalog 2021-22. Previous catalogs are listed on the SAC College Catalogs web page.