Addendum

Addendum to 2020-2021 NMC Catalog

The information contained in this catalog addendum is provided as an update and in addition to the Academic Catalog effective April 2020.


New Courses:

Approved beginning Spring 2021

 
ART 191 -  Sculpture I  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Humanities

This course is an exploration in sculpture. Students will be exposed to a variety of materials and processes through which they will learn how to speak about and render objects in 3-D. Group 2 course.

Required Prerequisites: ART 132 or ART 151

CIT 135 -  Introduction to Programming Using Python  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Business

This course is an introduction to programming using the Python language and intended for students without prior programming experience. Python is an interpreted language with a rich programming environment, and while easy for beginners to learn, is widely used in many areas including the web, data analysis and application development. Through online coding exercises and engaging projects students will explore good coding practices, simple design pattern, data types, control structures, decisions and conditionals, collections, methods, functions, classes and File I/O. Group 2 course.

UAS 107 -  Remote Pilot Ground  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 3

Division: Aviation

This course is structured to provide the student with the knowledge to pass the FAA Remote Pilot written test. This certification is required to be a Commercial Drone Operator. Topics include: airport operations, aircraft performance, regulations, meteorology, airspace, maintenance, UAS operations, risk assessment/management. This course will be completed upon the student passing the FAA Remote Pilot written exam. FAA testing fee is not included in the course fee. Group 2 course.

UAS 141 -  Remote Pilot Flight  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Aviation

Students will be introduced to the world of Unmanned Aerial Systems. This course takes a look at everything from current Unmanned Aircraft Systems to future civilian applications. In addition to learning about this new industry, students will be introduced to flying remotely piloted aircraft and operating entry level Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Group 2 course.

UAS 211 -  Commercial Drone Operations  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Aviation

This course will guide students deeper into the Unmanned Aerial Systems industry. Topics such as aerial mapping, land survey, agricultural applications and industrial inspections will be covered in this lecture/lab based class. In addition, the student will be introduced to operating professional Unmanned Aerial Systems. Group 2 course.

UAS 220 -  UAS Projects and Maintenance  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Aviation

This hands-on course will give the student an opportunity to build and test fly both multirotor and fixed wing aircraft. The course focuses on building and maintenance techniques, autopilot integration, flight tuning, power sources, servos and communication links. Group 2 course.

UAS 241 -  Advanced Drone Operations  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Aviation

This lecture and lab based course will introduce the student to advanced autopilot programming and more complex UAS operations such as gas powered fixed wing aircraft. Students will also be applying crew resource management and risk assessment techniques to their operations. Group 2 course.

UAS 255 -  UAS Safety Management  

Credit Hours: 2, Contact Hours: 2

Division: Aviation

This online course will introduce remote pilots to the four pillars of a safety management system to include safety policy, safety risk management, safety assurance and safety promotion. Additionally, this course will explore, through exercises and readings, the process for incorporating these principles into a small UAS flight service company. Group 2 course.

UAS 260 -  Aerosonde UAS Ground Training  

Credit Hours: 4, Contact Hours: 5

Division: Aviation

This ground school and simulator course will provide the foundation training on the Textron Aerosonde UAS platform, one of the leading UAS platforms in the U.S. Students will learn the systems and operational procedures along with in-depth simulator training that will prepare them for the Aerosonde UAS Flight course. Group 2 course.

UAS 261 -  Aerosonde UAS Flight Training  

Credit Hours: 3, Contact Hours: 4

Division: Aviation

This hands-on flight course allows students to earn a manufacturer's certification from one of the leading UAS platforms manufacturers in the U.S. Students will participate in live flight training utilizing the Aerosonde Small UAS platform, a leading platform currently operated for U.S. Department of Defense customers around the globe. Group 2 course.