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Air Traffic Control

The Air Traffic Control (ATC) minor provides the fundamental traffic controller knowledge and technical competency through a mix of classroom instruction, computer-based instruction, and realistic ATC laboratory simulations.

Embry-Riddle has a formal partnership agreement with the FAA that designates the University as an FAA-approved air traffic control training school. This partnership ensures that the learning objectives and the standards of student achievement are relevant to the needs of the FAA.

To earn a minor in Air Traffic Control, students must successfully complete the following:

AT 200Air Traffic Basics I3
AT 305Introduction to Terminal Radar Operations3
AT 401Advanced Terminal Radar Operations (*)3
AT 405En route Radar Operations (*)3
WX 201Survey of Meteorology3
Select one of the following:1-5
Principles of Aeronautical Science
Private Pilot Operations
FAA Private Pilot Certificate
Total Credits16-20
*

Pre-requisite of AT 302 or Instrument rating.

Note: This minor is not open to students pursuing a degree in Air Traffic Management