SCSU Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) Program

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					SCSU Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) Program
                                       (posted 3-26-09)

St. Cloud State University (SCSU) was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
in October 2008 as an Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) program. Students
were first admitted to the program Spring Semester 2009.

For detailed information on the FAA AT-CTI program see the FAA website.

Until June 1, 2009 SCSU AT-CTI program students must pass the AT-SAT aptitude exam with a
score of 70 or better and be admitted to the B.S. in Aviation Operations major (PDF) with the
following courses:

       AVIT 203 Instrument Ground
       AVIT 315 Introduction to Air Traffic Control
       AVIT 409 Airport Management
       AVIT 415 Advanced Air Traffic Control
       AVIT 419 Contemporary Issues (ATC related)

After June 1, 2009 students in the SCSU AT-CTI program must complete the following in order
to be to participate in the SCSU AT-CTI (the Aviation Department will publish the timetable):

   1. Personal interview with the designated SCSU AT-CTI contact
   2. Admitted to the B.S. Aviation Operations major
   3. In addition to normal curriculum requirements take and pass the Department specified
      entrance exam with a score of 80 or higher (material in AVIT 101, 103, 215 and 315)
   4. Pass the AT-SAT aptitude exam with a score of 70 or better (after 90 credits)
   5. Complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science Aviation Operations (120 credits)
      to include the following suggested classes:

          AVIT 203 Instrument Ground
          AVIT 215 Introduction to CTI*
          AVIT 315 Intro to Air Traffic Control
          AVIT 319 Tower Procedures*
          AVIT 415 Tracon Procedure*
          AVIT 417 Enroute Procedures*
          AVIT 409 Airport Management
          AVIT 419 Contemporary Issues (ATC related) As part of AVIT 419 students will
          take and pass an end-of-program qualifying exam based on the FAA ATC Basics
          curriculum with a score of 80 or higher.

*Proposed new courses or change in current course curriculum. Course topics will be phased into
the program starting Fall 2009 using SCSU special topics course numbering with full curriculum
approval of new courses and numbering anticipated by Fall 2010.
Questions see your faculty adviser or the Department Chairperson