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Friday, November 6, 2015   (0 Comments)
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AACC Offers Courses This Fall with the Information You Need to Decide

If you are fascinated by the idea of drones, take advantage of a new series of noncredit classes that focus on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) beginning this fall at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). 

Learn how UAS might fit with your business or organization. Or, perhaps you are considering them as a hobby, but need to know the regulations and steps involved. UAS are used in agriculture, by first responders, for various geospatial tasks, for business expansion and in many other industries. 

Get the basics in AACC’s course, “Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems” (CTU 303). Through a partnership with the Academy for Unmanned 
Vehicles, AACC is offering “Expanding Your Business with UAS” (CTU 310).

Through a partnership with Sinclair College of Dayton, Ohio, AACC also will offer six half-day courses presented by Dr. Andrew Shepherd, Director of UAS at Sinclair: 

• “Introduction to UAS in Precision Agriculture” (CTU 304)
• “Introduction to Geospatial Information for UAS (CTU 305) 
• “Introduction to UAS and the Law” (CTU 306) 
• “Introduction to the Current State of UAS Standards and Regulations” (CTU 307) 
• “Introduction to UAS for First Responder Leadership” (CTU 308) 
• “Introduction to UAS Data Analytics” (CTU 309) 

Supported by world-class partnerships, the Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center features cutting-edge technology, custom training, and applied research capabilities. Sinclair’s curriculum focuses on real-world applications of emerging UAS and sensor technologies through classroom and online instruction, simulation and hands-on vehicle operations.

For scheduling information and a link to register for any or all of the courses, visit or call 410-777-1333.

About Anne Arundel Community College
Anne Arundel Community College is an award-winning, fully accredited public two-year institution serving approximately 50,000 students each year through classes offered at more than 50 sites in Anne Arundel County or online. AACC offers national and regional studies leading to a degree, certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. 

Laurie Farrell, assistant director, public relations and marketing
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