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SYST 560: Introduction to Air Traffic Control

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Introduction for those who plan professions in aviation industry. Surveys entire field, presenting history of ATC and how it came to be, technology on which system is based, procedures used by controllers to meet safety and efficiency goals, organizational structure of the FAA, challenges facing system, and means under investigation to meet these challenges. Involves some field work for data collection and analysis. Class project requiring system simulation required.

When Offered: Fall

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3


Graduate standing.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018