B.S. in Air Traffic Management
The Applied Aviation Sciences Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Air Traffic Management (ATM). This degree is designed to provide a comprehensive education to prepare graduates for productive careers and responsible citizenship in the field of air traffic management. The degree provides global leadership in the field of air traffic management and offers coursework and laboratory experiences that prepare students for immediate productivity and career growth with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Defense, and commercial air traffic facilities. It is the intent of the Bachelor of Science in Air Traffic Management to accomplish this goal by:
- Emphasizing academic excellence in the teaching of all courses and programs.
- Pursuing research and creative activities that maintain and extend knowledge in the field of Air Traffic Management.
- Supporting each student's personal development by encouraging participation in internships and co-op programs.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Air Traffic Management requires successful completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours, normally completed in eight semesters. This includes a minor course of study or breadth area as approved by the Program Coordinator, Air Traffic Management.
General Education Requirements*
For a full description of Embry-Riddle General Education guidelines, please see the General Education section of this catalog. These minimum requirements are applicable to all degree programs.
|Communication Theory & Skills||9|
|Lower-Level Social Sciences||3|
|Lower or Upper-Level Humanities or Social Sciences||3|
|Upper-Level Humanities or Social Sciences||3|
|Mathematics (MA 111 and MA 112)||6|
|Physical and Life Sciences||6|
Embry-Riddle courses in the general education categories of Communication Theory and Skills, Computer Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences may be chosen from those listed below, assuming prerequisite requirements are met. Courses from other institutions are acceptable if they fall into these broad categories and are at the level specified in the Air Traffic Management vertical outline.
Suggested Program of Study
Students should be aware that several courses in each academic year might have prerequisites and/or corequisites. Please check the course descriptions in this catalog before registering for classes to ensure requisite sequencing.
|AT 202||Introduction to Air Traffic Management **||3|
|MA 111||College Mathematics for Aviation I||3|
|MA 112||College Mathematics for Aviation II||3|
|WX 201||Survey of Meteorology||3|
|Communication Theory and Skills||6|
|Computer Science Elective||3|
|Humanities Lower-Level Elective||3|
|Physical Sciences with Laboratory||3|
|AT 305||Introduction to Terminal Radar Operations||3|
|BA 201||Principles of Management||3|
|SF 201||Introduction to Health, Occupational, and Transportation Safety||3|
or SF 210
|Introduction to Aerospace Safety|
|SF 320||Human Factors in Aviation Safety||3|
|Communication Theory and Skills||3|
|Lower-Level Social Science||3|
|Upper-Level Humanities or Social Science||3|
|Upper or Lower-Level Humanities or Social Science||3|
|AT 315||Introduction to Air Traffic Control Tower||3|
|AT 401||Advanced Terminal Radar Operations **||3|
|AT 405||En route Radar Operations||3|
|BA 314||Human Resource Management||3|
|SF 462||Health, Safety, and Aviation Law||3|
|WX 301||Aviation Weather||3|
|Open Elective Upper-Level||6|
|AT 406||En route Non-Radar Operations||3|
|AT 425||Collaborative Air Traffic Management||3|
|Minor or breadth area - approved by the Applied Aviation Sciences Department||15-21|
|Open Elective (subject to Minor requirements)||3-9|
May be taken as a (HYB) Hybrid course.