B.S. in Aeronautics with a Major in Air Traffic Control
The first program of its kind, this degree is designed to place students directly into this exciting field. Curriculum includes training that utilizes a state of the art Virtual Controller simulator and radar simulators plus study in a second field. Upon graduation, you will have earned a private pilot certificate or have taken the Survey of Flight course.
Air Traffic Control Program Mission
The mission of the Department of Aviation’s Undergraduate Program in Air Traffic Control is to provide educational opportunities for students that will develop individuals who possess excellent aviation technical abilities, superior communication and teamwork skills, are adaptable to change, seek life-long learning, can effectively utilize technology and have an appreciation of other cultures in order to ensure successful contributions in the global and dynamic aviation industry. This program will prepare graduates in seeking employment as air traffic managers.
AABI General Outcomes
The AABI general outcomes are derived from the Accreditation Criteria Manual section 2.3.1. These outcomes were first approved by the AABI Board of Trustees in July of 2007, and are subject to change by action of the afore mentioned board.
Aviation programs must demonstrate that graduates are able to:
- apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
- analyze and interpret data
- work effectively on multi-disciplinary and diverse teams
- make professional and ethical decisions
- communicate effectively, using both written and oral communication skills
- engage in and recognize of the need for life-long learning
- assess contemporary issues
- use the techniques, skills, and modern technology necessary for professional practice
- assess the national and international aviation environment
- apply pertinent knowledge in identifying and solving problems
- apply knowledge of business sustainability to aviation issues
Air Traffic Control Program Outcomes
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply tower operations.
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply radar operations.
- Knowledge of and the ability to apply non-radar operations.
- Knowledge of emerging industry procedures and techniques.
- Knowledge and ability to appy Air Traffic Management in an integrated setting.