Basic Air Traffic Control I (ATC200)
This course will introduce students to topics on airport communications and airspace use, including separation, Federal Airworthiness Regulations (FARs), principles of flight, wake turbulence and aircraft characteristics and recognition, weather, with particular emphasis on air traffic control systems. A basic knowledge of meteorology is required. This course is intended for students who are not enrolled in the associate in applied science or bachelor in aircraft operations (flight) degree programs, but those who intend to become eligible for recommendation to the AT-CTI program. This course may be taken as an elective for some programs. Completion of this course with a grade of “C” or better, with ATC240 Air Traffic Control II, ATC220 Aviation Weather and FAA-required counseling, would allow students to become eligible for recommendation to the AT-CTI program. Refer to the AT-CTI program description in this catalog for more information on FAA requirements.