Our Available Courses
We support innovation, learning, and look to prepare students for success in all areas of drone technology and applications.
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TECH 150 Basic Drone Piloting
Learn piloting skills, safety, flight management, proper care and use for your drones and much more. The course prepares you to take your Part 107 test for a commercial license.
TECH 151 Applied Drone Piloting
Students will learn proper and safe piloting skills. In addition, they will learn how to apply drones to their field. They will gain hands-on knowledge and experience of how to use drones in the field.
TECH 158 Advanced Drone Piloting
Students will strengthen their piloting skills and learn more advanced techniques like field operation, night flying, FPV, and more. Successful completion of either TECH 150 or 151 is required.
TECH 155 Applied Drone Lab
For students who are more interested in building and understanding how drones work, this course is for you. This course is geared toward identifying what type of drone is needed and then building that drone to solve a problem.
TECH 80 Drone Pilot Test Prep
This one-unit test-prep course will help prepare students for the FAA Part 107 remote pilot exam.
JOUR 215 Drone journalism
This course helps students learn, understand and apply drones for video storytelling.
TECH 160 Infrared Thermography
Train on how to acquire and interpret infrared/thermal images and data by using a drone.
TECH 165 Aerial Mapping and Photogrammetry
This course takes students through the acquisition of images and training on how to process the data for mapping, point clouds, meshes, and 3D images.
TECH 159 Counter Drone Operations (limited enrollment)
With the rapid influx of drones into society, there is a need to help identify and address any possible threats that can come from bad actors.
The Fullerton Drone Lab offers a course for law enforcement, security personnel, federal employees, and other qualified individuals on counter drone operations.
Collaboration with courses in cyber security and administration of justice make this program an essential part of security surrounding this new and growing technology.