Star Fleet Academy Class List

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Note: Courses highlighted in bold green are Core Courses.

Command and Administration School

Administration

Administration is the study of how fleet personnel are maintained and organized.

  • ADMIN101: Starfleet Operations
    • Gives background on the structure of Starfleet.
  • ADMIN110: Chain of Command and General Protocol
    • Forms and ceremony of etiquette required for operation within the Chain of Command.
  • ADMIN200: Starfleet Starships
    • Discusses the logistics of starship personnel administration.
  • ADMIN210: Starfleet Bases and Outposts
    • Discusses how Starbases and Outposts are administered by their commanding officers.
  • ADMIN300: Deployment
    • An in depth look at how Starfleet's ships are moved around Federation space.
  • ADMIN500: Personnel Management
    • Postgraduate course for officers ranked Lieutenant and above.

Diplomacy

The art or practice of conducting international relations, as in negotiating alliances, treaties, and agreements. Also, the understanding of the skills of dealing with foreign races or entities.

  • DIPL101: General
    • Introduction to contact with non-Federation species.
  • DIPL200: Hostile Species
    • Advanced training in tactics for dealing with hostile species.
  • DIPL250: Non-Traditional Situations
    • This course provides advanced training in how to deal with non-traditional situations on a starship or base. One example would be dealing with Pre-Warp cultures, should the Prime Directive somehow be compromised.

School of Engineering

Introductory Engineering

  • ENG101: General Electronics
    • Introduction to electronic components in both Federation and non-Federation systems.
  • ENG111: Intermediate Electronics 1
    • Continues where General Electronics left off by delving more in depth with Electronics in Federation systems, and provides a practical application for the knowledge in StarFleet. Covers Computer Systems, Transporters, Life Support Systems, and Shields.
  • ENG112: Intermediate Electronics 2
    • Continues where Intermediate Electronics 1 left off by covering Command Functions, Bio-Neural Components, and Programming.
  • ENG121: Colossal Failures in Engineering
    • A series of case studies regarding several major engineering disasters over the past centuries of space travel with particular focus on failures in management and effective communication.

Propulsion Systems Engineering

  • ENG201: Impulse Systems
    • A survey of modern impulse systems using fusion power and helium plasma. Students study the development of impulse technology and its use over the centuries, as well as modern impulse drives and their use aboard Federation starships. Simulations provide students with direct experience in operating and maintaining impulse drive systems, including emergency operations. A paper on the development of impulse in Federation history is required.
  • ENG202: Introduction to Warp Systems
    • The study of warp drive theory and development, from Zefram Cochrane to modern transwarp theories. Students study the design of warp drives, the formation of warp fields, and the potential effects of warp technology on normal space and subspace. Students experience developments in warp technology through a variety of simulations, including the original flight of the Phoenix and early Federation warp systems. A paper on the evolution and development of warp technology is required.
  • ENG203: Advanced Warp Systems
    • An in-depth study of warp drive technology and theory, including the structure of subspace, the formation of warp fields, subspace distortions and how they affect warp drive, and transwarp theories. Students study the operation, maintenance, and construction of warp drive systems using both simulation and hands-on experience. The class visits the Utopia Planitia Yards on Mars to examine the latest developments in warp technology. Students are expected to write a term paper on new developments in warp technology and to pass simulations on warp systems operations, including safety procedures during a warp core breach.
    • Prerequisite: Introduction to Warp Systems, or Intermediate Electronics 2
  • ENG301: Transwarp Theories
    • A survey of the theoretical limits of warp propulsion and various theories for the achievement of transwarp, or warp factor 10. A vessel in transwarp would theoretically have infinite velocity and therefore occupy all points in space simultaneously. Students examine theories on the achievement of transwarp velocity, from the Excelsior experiments in 2284 to modern transwarp development projects at the Utopia Planitia Yards.
  • ENG302: Alternative Faster-Than-Light Technologies
    • A look at alternative methods of achieving interstellar travel, such as the soliton wave, the graviton catapult, and the quantum slipstream drive.

Material Engineering

  • ENG211: Introduction to Material Engineering
    • An overview of material engineering history, theory, and practice. Systems of units; material balances and chemical reactions; gas laws; phase phenomena. Energy and material balances for systems with and without chemical reactions; design case studies. Emphasis on modern construction and building materials, including polyduranide and tritanium. Students study design and construction techniques, including the use of matter replication and molecular bonding. Hands-on work and simulations provide direct experience in structural design. Students design and construct working models as part of their study.
  • ENG212: Mechanics
    • Introduction to static and particle dynamics and rigid body dynamics. Two-, three-, and four-dimensional force systems; the concept of static and dynamic equilibrium; rotational and translational kinetic energy of rigid bodies; friction momentum and impulse principles; analysis of structure; development of movement and shear diagrams; strength of materials; virtual work; work-energy relationships. Analysis of bending, torsion, axial load bearing; diagrams; stresses and strains; structural reinforcement through energy fields. Students perform experiments and hands-on work in simulation to provide direct experience.
  • ENG213: Electromagnetics and Applications
  • ENG215: Introduction to Nanotechnology
  • ENG311: Starship Engineering
    • A study of the principles and theories of starship engineering, from the first manned space vessels to transwarp theories, with a focus on modern vessels. Students study a variety of different vessel designs and theories in simulation, and visit the San Francisco Fleet Yards to see the design and construction process in action. Students examine early Federation starship designs, from the Daedalus-class, through the Constitution-, Excelsior-, Ambassador-, and Galaxy-class vessels, and write papers describing the evolution of these vessels over the years.
  • ENG312: Subspace Mechanics
  • ENG315: Nanotechnology 1
  • ENG316: Nanotechnology 2
  • ENG415: Nanotechnology - Advanced
  • ENG510: Regulation of Chemicals, Radiation, and Biotechnology
    • Postgraduate class
  • ENG511: Sustainable Energy
    • Postgraduate class

Components Engineering

  • ENG231: Computer Memory and Personnel Interfaces
    • Focuses on computer cores for starships, as well as the interfaces which personnel use to access all ship functions.
  • ENG232: Replicators, Transporters and Holodecks
    • The design and maintenance of transporters and related systems such as replicators. Students study transporter theory from the earliest invention of the system, through developments such as the elimination of transporter psychosis and the use of active-feed pattern buffers, to experiments such as subspace transport systems and Elway's folded space transport theorem. Students experience suspension inside a transporter pattern buffer, and study a complete transporter system and all its components. The use of transporters in emergency situations, such as high-warp transports and ship-to-ship transports at warp speeds, is also demonstrated and tested through extensive simulations and field exercises.
  • ENG233: Sensors, Communications and Helm Systems
    • The design and maintenance of transmission and reception systems covering the complete range of available frequencies, from subspace emissions through electromagnetic radiation. Cadets learn communication and sensor protocols, signal traffic management, multiplexing, signal degradation and enhancement, and distribution of sensor time for maximum efficiency.
  • ENG234: Deflectors, Weapons and Security Systems
    • Introductory course on tactical and security engineering systems for non-engineering majors.
  • ENG330: Bio-Neural Components
    • Complete course on the expanding field of Bio-Neural circuitry.
  • ENG331: Operations and Command Functions
    • Advanced course on all systems which organize and regulate command and functional abilities on any given ship.
  • ENG332: Life Support Systems
    • Advanced course on all systems which regulate ship atmosphere and conditions, including those aboard diplomatic vessels with the capability to support non M-Class style conditions.
  • ENG430: Medical Systems and Equipment
    • Focuses on medical equipment used by standard Federation vessels.
  • ENG431: Shield Systems
    • A survey of the design and maintenance of force field generating systems, from starship shields to cascade force fields. Students examine the development of shield technology, the role of graviton manipulation in shield function, and the regeneration of shields under combat conditions.
  • ENG432: Weapons Systems
    • An extensive survey of starship weapon systems, their design and maintenance. Students study standard Starfleet weapon systems such as phasers and photon and quantum torpedoes. The course also provides information on nonstandard weapon systems such as Romulan and Breen disruptors and Talarian Merculite rockets. The capabilities of each weapon system are analyzed in various simulations, and students are provided opportunities to study the design and maintenance of each system under actual combat conditions at the Academy Firing Range. Students are expected to prepare a thesis comparing the uses of different weapon systems.
  • ENG433: Security Systems
    • Students study technological systems designed to enhance and provide security, including security force fields, locks and access devices, dampening fields, surveillance equipment, and the maintenance of security devices. Students learn to use security devices in a variety of simulation designed to test their limits. As a final exam, student teams work to design security measures for a situation presented by the instructor, while other students attempt to bypass the security and reach a prearranged goal.
  • ENG530: System Design
    • Postgraduate class
  • ENG531: Systems Architecture
    • Postgraduate class
  • ENG532: Systems Dynamics
    • Postgraduate class
  • ENG535: Advanced Replicator Theory and Application
    • Postgraduate class
  • ENG536: Advanced Transporter Techniques, Technology and Theory
    • Postgraduate class

Programming

  • ENG221: LCARS Programming 1
    • Introduction to LCARS programming (the standard software system for StarFleet), the process of designing and constructing software interfaces. Emphasizes the Artificial Intelligence modules, and builds on software development by means of an introduction to the features of the programming language. The course also covers some of the most fundamental data structures and algorithms that are useful to LCARS.
  • ENG222: LCARS Programming 2
    • Builds on the skills acquired in LCARS Programming 1, placing special emphasis on object oriented software design and data abstraction. Students are introduced to some of the most important and frequently used data structures: lists, stacks, queues, trees, graphs, and programming techniques such as quantum recursion. Other topics covered include analysis of algorithm complexity, program verification, and simulations. Programming assignments focus on the design and implementation of algorithms and data structures.
  • ENG321: Base-Mode Programming
    • In this course, students learn and gain practical experience with software engineering principles and techniques. The practical experience centers on a semester-long team project in which a software development project is carried through all of the stages of the software lifecycle. Topics in this course include requirements analysis, specification, design, abstraction, testing, and maintenance. Particular emphasis is placed on designing and developing maintainable software and on the use of object-oriented techniques throughout the software lifecycle.
  • ENG322: Base-Mode Operations
    • A complete course on the use of the base-mode program in emergency situations when the AI systems have been compromised.
  • ENG323: Application of Creative Design in Holodecks
  • ENG420: Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
  • ENG421: Automata, Computability, and Complexity
  • ENG425: Artificial Intelligence

School of Law Enforcement and Security

Armory

Armory courses teach the history and modern uses of weapons.

  • ARM101: Introduction to Weapons
    • Provides a basic overview of the many types of weapons issued and used by StarFleet, as well as their practical implementation.
  • ARM110: Hand Phasers, Phaser Rifles and Artillery
    • Discusses the development of the mentioned weapons, the current types of phasers, rifles, and artillery used by the Federation and other species, as well as the advantages to these weapons over others.
  • ARM120: Knives and other Small Weapons
    • Discusses the development of the mentioned weapons, the current types of knives and other small weapons used by the Federation and other species, as well as the advantages to these weapons over others.
  • ARM130: Non-traditional Weapons
    • Mostly investigates non-Federation weapons used in battle, such as the Ferengi Whip.
  • ARM200: Starship Phasers and Phaser Cannons
    • Discusses the development of the mentioned weapons, the current types of energy-burst weapons used by the Federation and other species, as well as the advantages to these weapons over others
  • ARM210: Photon Torpedos
    • Discusses the development of the mentioned weapons, the current types of torpedos used by the Federation and other species, as well as the advantages to these weapons over others.

Interstellar Law

The science and study of law; jurisprudence.

  • LAW101: Federation, General
    • Basic course on Federation laws.
  • LAW150: Non-Federation
    • Introductory course on the law systems of some non-Federation species.
  • LAW200: Federation, Constitutional
    • Focuses on the Federation Constitution.
  • LAW210: Federation, Administrative
    • Focuses on law guiding the Administrative members of the Federation.
  • LAW220: Federation, Contracts
    • Focuses on laws regarding contractual binding of services within the Federation system.
  • LAW240: Federation, Criminal
    • Focuses specifically on the trial law.
  • LAW250: Federation, Interplanetary
    • Comparative seminar on the law systems of different Major Species.

Survival

The study of outliving extraneous circumstances which would normally result in death.

Courses highlighted in bold green are Academy Core Courses.

  • SURV101: Starship Emergencies
    • In depth study of the procedures for staying alive during a plethora of starship emergencies. Required course for all StarFleet officers and enlisted men.
  • SURV110: Environmental Suits and Zero-G Training
    • Beginners course in Zero-G operations, and the complete uses and procedures for use of the standard Environmental Suit.
  • SURV150: Land-based Survival in Desert, Ocean, Jungle, and Moderate conditions.
    • Complete course on how to survive unfavorable conditions on most planetetary types. Required course for all Marine and Infantry soldiers.
  • SURV200: Captivity
    • A seminar for command and intelligence officers on living through a captivity experience, including overcoming pain of injury, and anti-interrogation techniques.

Tactics Department (Shared with School of Tactics)

The study of battle strategy and methods of fighting.

  • TAC101: Combat, Unarmed
    • Methods of hand-to-hand combat.
  • TAC110: Combat, Small Weapons
    • Complete training in the use of hand phasers, phaser rifles, small (Federation issue) artillery, knives, and some other small weapons.
  • TAC200: Combat, Martial Arts, Anbo-Jytsu and Federation Standard
    • Full histories and practice of both methods of Martial Arts.
  • TAC210: Combat, Marksmanship
    • In depth training in the exact use of the hand phaser and phaser rifle.
  • TAC220: Small Units
    • Training in the mobilization of small units in combat situations.
  • TAC230: Large Units
    • Training in the mobilization of large units in combat situations.
  • TAC300: Leadership
    • Methods of garnering the support and respect of those in your service.
  • TAC301: Strategy of Battle 1
    • General strategy of battle, focusing on the history and background of battle tactics.
  • TAC302: Strategy of Battle 2
    • Strategy of battle, focusing on modern methods and ethics of war.

School of Medicine

General Medicine

The study of medical practices.

  • MED101: First Aid and Field Medicine
    • Introductory course on emergency medical practices.
  • MED111: Bedside Manner
    • Focuses on a holistic healing approach to medicine, and a better understanding of the effect of a healer's demeanor on the patient.
  • MED150: Medical Ethics
    • An introduction to basic ethical theory and its application to confidentiality, the doctor/patient relationship, medical experimentation and research, informed consent, treatment decisions for the seriously ill, and conflicts of culture in medical practice.
  • MED175: Epidemiology and Medical Statistics
    • An overview of basic epidemiological concepts needed to critical analyze scientific and medical research.
  • MED201: Clinical Fundamentals
    • An introduction to clinical practice, evidence-based medicine, and differential diagnosis.
  • MED202: Diagnosis, Major Species
    • Establishes an understanding of a given Major Species' states of illness or disease and the art of recognizing possible cures.
  • MED203: Diagnosis, Minor Species
    • Establishes an understanding of a given Minor Species' states of illness or disease and the art of recognizing possible cures.
  • MED211: Pharmacology 1
    • Introduction to the composition, uses, and effects of drugs.
  • MED212: Pharmacology 2
    • Advanced course on drugs and their uses in a medical setting for both Major and Minor species.
  • MED301: Surgery, Major Humanoid Species
    • Advanced course on surgical procedures for Major humanoid species and post-operative care.
  • MED302: Surgery, Non-Humanoid Species
    • Introduction to surgical procedures for non-humanoid species and post-operative care.

Clincal Rotations

  • MED600: Internal Medicine
  • MED610: General Practice
  • MED620: General Surgery
  • MED630: Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • MED640: Pediatrics
  • MED650: Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • MED660: Medical Specialties
  • MED670: Surgical Specialties
  • MED680: Critical Care
  • MED690: Aerospace Medicine
  • MED701: Clinical Elective 1
    • Opportunity for medical students to spend more time in their area of interest.
  • MED702: Clinical Elective 2

Nursing

The study of nursing.

  • NURS101: Health Assessment & Promotion
  • NURS200: Pharmacotherapeutics
  • NURS301: Adult & Elder Nursing 1
  • NURS302: Adult & Elder Nursing 2
  • NURS310: Pediatric Nursing
  • NURS320: Maternity Nursing
  • NURS330: Acute Care Psychiatric Nursing
  • NURS401: Elective Clinical Placement 1
  • NURS402: Elective Clinical Placement 2
  • NURS500: Leadership & Management in Nursing

Psychology

The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.

  • PSY101: Terran, General
    • An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and its underlying cognitive and biological processes.
  • PSY102: (Non-Terran, Major Species)
    • An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and its underlying cognitive and biological processes for Major species.
  • PSY111: Two-lobed Interspecies Individuals
    • An introduction to the complexities of the psychology of interspecies individuals with two-lobed brains.
  • PSY112: Four-lobed Interspecies Individuals
    • An introduction to the complexities of the psychology of interspecies individuals with four-lobed brains.
  • PSY201: Terran Development
    • Overview of the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of humans throughout the lifespan.
  • PSY202: Non-Terran, Major Species Development
    • Overview of the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of Major species throughout the lifespan.
  • PSY211: Terran Personalities
    • An overview of the major theories of personality with special focus on contemporary personality theory and research.
  • PSY212: Non-Terran, Major Species Personalities
    • An overview of the major theories of personality with special focus on contemporary personality theory and research.
  • PSY221: Terran Gender
    • Examination of the biological, social, and psychological differences and similarities of females and males, with a focus on the naturenurture debate within the field.
  • PSY222: Non-Terran Gender
    • Examination of the biological, social, and psychological differences and similarities of non-Terran females, males, and sub-genders.
  • PSY301: Abnormal
    • An overview of the main psychological disorders, focusing on the major scientific theories of their etiology and treatment.
  • PSY302: Hostilities
    • An overview of the development of overt psychological tendancies towards hostility in both individuals and large-scale societies. Klingons and Romulans as a focus.

Xenobiology

  • BIO101: Concepts
    • The structure, function, heredity, evolution, and ecological interactions of living systems with emphasis on those concepts having major implications for humanoids and their societies.
  • BIO151: Cell Biology, Humanoid
    • The structure and function of humanoid cells with emphasis on evolutionary principles, basic biochemistry, and scientific epistemology.
  • BIO152: Cell Biology, Non-Humanoid
    • The structure and function of non-humanoid cells with emphasis on evolutionary principles, basic biochemistry, and scientific epistemology.
  • BIO201: General Physiology
    • A course introducing fundamental physiological concepts.
  • BIO202: Physiology, Major Species
    • The biological study of the functions of given Major Species.
  • BIO203: Physiology, Minor Species
    • The biological study of the functions of given Minor Species.
  • BIO211: Genetics, Humanoid 1
    • Fundamental principles of heredity, including both Mendelian and molecular genetics. Emphasis is on those principles with the greatest implications to understanding biological systems in general, and humans in particular.
  • BIO212: Genetics, Humanoid 2
    • Current research and paradigms in molecular genetics with emphasis on adaptive and developmental gene regulation, molecular evolution, manipulation for gene engineering, genomics, proteomics, and their implications.
  • BIO213: Genetics, Non-Humanoid
    • Overall view of the principles of sentient non-humanoid heredity, including Reatilian theories.
  • BIO221: Evolution, Humanoid
    • The mechanisms of evolution, principles of population genetics, selection and adaptation, and the history of life on Earth, and selected Major Species planets. Biological diversity and evolutionary issues for medicine are also covered.
  • BIO222: Evolution, Non-Humanoid
    • The mechanisms of evolution, principles of population genetics, selection and adaptation, and the history of life selected non-humanoid planets.
  • BIO223: Evolution, Superior Species
    • The mechanisms of evolution, principles of population genetics, selection and adaptation for species with higher intelligence or super-human abilities.
  • BIO320: Botany of Major Worlds
    • Survey of algae, nonvascular, and vascular plants, with emphasis on the origin, structure, development, and physiology of flowering vascular plants for select Major worlds.
  • BIO325: Zoology, General
    • A survey of the major phyla, classes, and orders of animals, with emphasis on basic body plans and organization, development, phylogenetic relationships, and the structure and function of representative organ systems.
  • BIO326: Zoology, Major Worlds
    • A comparison of the major phyla, classes, and orders of animals from the homeworlds of Major Species.
  • BIO231: Microbiology 1 (Bacteria)
    • Biology of bacteria. Laboratory includes culturing, identification, isolation from environment, and experimentation.
  • BIO232: Microbiology 2 (Virii)
    • Biology of virii. Laboratory includes culturing, identification, isolation from environment, and experimentation.
  • BIO233: Algae and Fungi, Major Worlds
    • Comparative ecology, physiology, and morphology of algae and fungi for select Major worlds.
  • BIO340: Immunology
    • Principles of immunology with an emphasis on the role of experimentation for understanding the response to infectious diseases and the development of new paradigms.
  • BIO401: Systems 1, Derm/Respir/Cardio/Hematol Systems
    • The major focus of this course is on disease mechanisms. Students will learn the processes that cause disease (pathogenesis), the impact of disease on the functioning of the body (pathophysiology), and the consequence of the disease on the structure of the body (pathology). The Dermatologic, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Hematologic are studied, with many opportunities for interdisciplinary learning.
  • BIO402: Systems 2, GI/Musc/Renal/Endoc/Reprod
    • Continuation of Systems 1 course, and focuses on Gastrointestinal, Musculoskelatal, Renal, Endocrine, and Reproductive organ systems.
  • BIO440: Pathology
    • Pathology is an introduction to general pathology, which represents an essential foundation for understanding cell and tissue responses to injury and the pathophysiology of diseases. The course focuses on general pathological mechanisms, including cell injury, inflammation, wound healing and angiogenesis, atherosclerosis and neoplasia, and will be taught primarily using problem-solving, case-based methods in small tutorial sessions and laboratories.
  • BIO450: Musculoskeletal Pathophysiology
    • The course covers growth and development of normal bone and joints, the process of mineralization, the biophysics of bone connective tissues and response to stress, calcium and phosphate homeostasis and regulation by parathyroid hormone and vitamin D, the pathogenesis of metabolic bone diseases and disease of connective tissues, joints and muscle with consideration of possible mechanisms and underlying metabolic derangements.
  • BIO460: Endocrinology
    • Students will study physiology and pathophysiology of the endocrine system. The format of the course will include both didactic lectures on the various glandular systems and presentation of clinical cases with relevant laboratory information. The cases serve to illustrate the pathophysiology and treatment of endocrine disease.
  • BIO470: Reproductive Biology
    • Designed to give the student a clear understanding of the pathophysiology of the menstrual cycle, fertilization, implantation, ovum growth development, differentiation and associated abnormalities. Disorders of fetal development including the principles of teratology and the mechanism of normal and abnormal parturition will be covered as well as will the pathophysiology of the breast and disorders of lactation. Fetal asphyxia and its consequences will be reviewed with emphasis on the technology currently available for its detection. In addition the conclusion of the reproductive cycle, menopause, and the use of hormonal replacement will be covered.
  • BIO480: Hematology
    • The course offers an intensive survey of the biology, physiology and pathophysiology of blood and the blood forming organs, with systematic consideration of hematopoiesis, blood cells, blood coagulation, blood groups, hematological malignancies, bone marrow transplantation, immunoglobulins and other plasma proteins. Emphasis will be given equally to basic scientific and clinical principles. Blood and bone marrow morphology are taught at the microscope. The goal of the course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of hematology for both the clinical and the basic scientist.
  • BIO490: Neuroscience
    • Basic principles of organization and function of the nervous system will be discussed and frequent reference will be made to pathophysiology of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Students will be provided with a clear picture of modern brain science and the applications of their work in alleviating disease, and of the ways that disease can provide insight into basic scientific questions. The course will span modern neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to perception and cognition, including the following major topics: Anatomy and Development of the Brain; Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia; Ion Channels and Electrical Signaling; Synaptic Transmission, Integration, and Chemical Systems of the Brain; Sensory Systems, from Transduction to Perception; Motor Systems; and Higher Brain Function (Memory, Language, Affective Disorders).

School of Sciences

Anthropology & Archaeology

Anthropology & Archaeology is the scientific study of societies and the things they leave behind. It encompasses humanoid and non-humanoid life from the distant origins of the universe to the present day.

  • ANTH101: General Anthropology
    • An introduction to the study of lost civilizations and the basic methodologies of anthropology.
  • ANTH102: General Archaeology
    • An introduction to the study of ancient artifacts and we they can be deciphered.
  • ANTH110: From Time Immemorial
    • An elective for non-majors providing an overview of the most ancient life forms discovered in our galaxy, and how we know they existed.
  • ANTH111: History of Archaeologic Thought
    • An overview of the various approaches to the philosophy of archaeology in Federation Core Worlds, from treasure hunter to conservationist.
  • ANTH112: Archaeology in Different Cultures
    • Prerequisite: ANTH111
    • A continuation of ANTH111, exploring approaches to archaeology in atypical Federation Cultures and on non-Federation worlds.
  • ANTH113: Museums and Collections
    • A study of the various approaches to organizing and displaying artefacts, including case studies of the major collections in the Alpha and Beta quadrants.
  • ANTH114: Avoiding Imposition: Recognizing and Mitigating Cultural Assumptions in Archaeology
    • A course that teaches students how to to explore and recognize their own cultural biases and the impacts that those biases may have on the interpretation of archaeologic evidence. Aditionally students will learn techniques for mitigating those biases.
  • ANTH115: Theories of Cultural and Social Anthropologies
  • ANTH120: Wonders Beyond Our Galaxy
    • An elective for non-majors providing an overview of all life discovered from beyond our galaxy, especially those encountered by such venerable ships as the USS Greyhound and the USS Enterprise.
  • ANTH131: Galen's Ancient Humanoids
    • A detailed study of the coded genetic program discovered by Dr. Richard Galen and completed by Captain Jean-Luc Picard that led to the discovery of the most ancient humanoid life in the galaxy and what it means for us today.
  • ANTH132: The Preservers
    • A detailed study of the Preservers, a highly-advanced alien race who passed through the galaxy rescuing primitive cultures in danger of extinction, and seeding them on other worlds where they could be allowed to grow and thrive.
  • ANTH201: Advanced Anthropology & Archaeology
    • Advanced methodology and application of anthropological and archaeological principles.
  • ANTH300: Ancient Empires
    • An elevtice for non-majors providing an overview of the many ancient empires that ruled vast areas of our galaxy eons ago.
  • ANTH321: Iconia: Demons of Air & Darkness
    • A detailed study of everything known about the Iconian empire and those the Iconians ruled.
  • ANTH322: The T'kon Empire: Masters of the Stars Themselves
    • A detailed study of the ancient T'kon Empire and the many worlds they protected.

Astronomy

Astronomy is the scientific study of matter in outer space, especially the positions, dimensions, distribution, motion, composition, energy, and evolution of celestial bodies and phenomena.

  • ASTRO101: General Astrophysics
    • A study of the general physics of stellar phenomena.
  • ASTRO121: The First Three Minutes of the Universe
    • An elective course for non-majors covering current theory regarding the origin of the universe.
  • ASTRO122: The Grand Tour
    • An elective course for non-majors providing an overview of the planetary classification system using the Sol, Vulcan, Andor, and Tellarite systems as examples. A mandatory weeklong visit to one of the systems will be arranged during the semester.
  • ASTRO123: Strange Sightings & Spatial Anomalies
    • An elective course for non-majors covering spatial anomalies and other unusual phenomena encountered by various starships throughout the centuries.
  • ASTRO200: Advanced Astrophysics
    • Specifics of the forces divining movement of interplanetary bodies, blackholes and wormholes.
  • ASTRO250: Stars
    • Teaches the evolution and gravitational forces of stars.
  • ASTRO301: Stellar Cartography 1
    • Class on the basics of how stellar maps are assembled and analyzed.
  • ASTRO302: Stellar Cartography 2
    • Class on advanced stellar map-making and analysis.

Chemistry

The science of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems.

  • CHEM101: Concepts
    • The theories, models, structures, and reactions of modern chemistry are introduced to the nonscience major. Historical antecedents in the development of current concepts of matter are explored. Mathematical problem-solving in a chemistry context is included.
  • CHEM201: Organic Chemistry 1
    • The compounds of carbon with an emphasis on structure, nomenclature, and stereochemistry. Laboratory course.
  • CHEM202: Organic Chemistry 2
    • The compounds of carbon with an emphasis on reaction mechanisms and spectroscopy. Laboratory course.
  • CHEM301: Physical Chemistry 1
    • Application of physical principles and mathematical descriptions to chemical systems. Quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, chemical kinetics, and chemical dynamics.
  • CHEM302: Physical Chemistry 2
    • Application of physical principles and mathematical descriptions to chemical systems. Chemical and statistical thermodynamics.
  • CHEM400: Advanced Inorganic
    • The elements and the periodic table with emphasis on modern structural theory.
  • CHEM450: Biochemistry
    • General biochemistry course covering chemical principles of biologic systems: protein and membrane structure and function, metabolism and nucleic acid structure, and molecular biology.

History

The study and analysis of past events.

  • HIST101: Birth of the Federation
    • Complete background on the origins and evolution of the United Federation of Planets.
  • HIST110: Pop Culture
    • A survey of historical popular culture of various Federation worlds.
  • HIST120: The Reawakening: Surak All Over Again
    • A detailed study of one of the most pivotal eras in Vulcan history: the Reawakening of Surak's philosophy just prior to the forming of the Federation.
  • HIST130: Klingon Opera
    • An introduction to some of the greatest masterpieces created and their historical context within the Empire.
  • HIST160: Earth's Eugenics Wars
    • A comprehensive course covering the emergence of Earth's eugenics practices all the way to the fallout from the Eugenics Wars themselves.
  • HIST200: Starfleet History
    • An overview of Starfleet's history, from its early beginning as the Earth Starfleet to its modern form.
  • HIST210: The Five-Year Mission
    • A closer look at the famous five-year voyage of the original USS Enterprise under the command of Captain Kirk and how lessons learned then can still be applied today.
  • HIST220: The Romulan Mystique
    • A detailed examination of the Federations encounters with the Romulan Empire from Captain Archer's first encounter to the present day.
  • HIST240: The Cardassian Border Wars
    • A detailed overview of the decades-long border war between the Federation and Cardassian Union that ultimately set the stage for the Dominion War.
  • HIST250: The Dominion War
    • A comprehensive course covering the most destructive conflict in modern history.

Language

The study of oral and written communication.

  • LANG101: Federation Standard
    • Course on writing and speech of the Federation Standard language.
  • LANG __0: (Major Species)
    • Courses on writing and speech of the given species. Offers Level 100, Level 200, Level 300, and Level 400.
    • First digit of the course code species the level of the course:
      • Level 100: Elementary
      • Level 200: Intermediate
      • Level 300: Conversational
      • Level 400: Advanced Composition and Speech
    • Second digit of the course code species the Major Species:
      • 1: Terran/Human
      • 2: Vulcan
      • 3: Andorian
      • 4: Tellarite
      • 5: Betazoid
      • 6: Trill
      • 7: Klingon
      • 8: Romulan
      • 9: Cardassian
    • Example: LANG170 corresponds with the course "Elementary Klingon" and LANG320 corresponds with the course "Conversational Vulcan."
  • LANG _0_: (Minor Species)
    • Courses on writing and speech of the given species. Offers Level 100, Level 200, and Level 300.
    • First digit of the course code species the level of the course:
      • Level 100: Elementary
      • Level 200: Intermediate
      • Level 300: Conversational
    • Second digit of minor species xenology courses is always 0:
    • Third digit of the course code species the Minor Species:
      • 2: Deltan
      • 3: Denobulan
      • 4: Bolian
      • 5: Orion
      • 6: Gorn
      • 7: Tholian
      • 8: Ferengi
      • 9: Bajoran
        • LANG101 is reserved for "Federation Standard."
    • Example: LANG109 corresponds with the course "Elementary Bajoran" and LANG204 corresponds with the course "Intermediate Bolian."

Specialty Courses - Postgraduate Study

Special topic courses for the enthusiastic student of language. Course availability varies by semester.

  • LANG525: The Vulcan Approach to Critical Analysis
    • An examination of the logical analysis of situations and motivations, as well as similar approaches by Terran philosopher John Stuart Mill and Denobulan philosopher Karix.
  • LANG540: The Element of Argument
    • An introduction to Tellarite debating strategies, with study of both theory and application.
  • LANG573: Klingon Love Poetry
  • LANG575: Shakespeare in the "Original" Klingon
    • Comparison of the works of the famous playwright from Earth (such as Romeo and Juliet) and remarkably similar-though often bloodier-works by several historical Klingon playwrights (such as Aktuh and Maylota).
  • LANG590: Cardassian Fables
    • A study of several Cardassian fables for children as well as the literary classic The Never Ending Sacrifice.

Mathematics

The study and analysis of numbers, equations, and theorums.

  • MATH101: Concepts
    • Introduction to mathematical systems, including Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus. Discusses modern applications of these systems, additionally.
  • MATH110: Functions and Models
    • Study of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions within the context of mathematical modeling.
  • MATH120: Calculus, Advanced
    • Study of limits, differentiation, and integration of functions of one variable.
  • MATH200: Discrete
    • An introduction to the discrete paradigm in mathematics and computer science. Topics included are induction, recursion, algorithmic problem-solving, graph theory, number theory, and counting techniques.
  • MATH250: Differential
    • Study of ordinary differential equations and systems of equations, through the use of analytic, qualitative/ geometric, and numerical techniques. Applications from physics, biology, chemistry, engineering, economics, and psychology will be presented.
  • MATH270: Linear Algebra
    • Solving linear systems, matrix algebra, vector spaces and linear transformations, eigenvectors, orthogonality.
  • MATH300: Combinatorics
    • Continues the ideas of counting, graph theory, and algorithms from Mathematics 200. Topics may include Ramsey Theory, designs, coding theory, generating functions, and optimization. Offered in alternate years.
  • MATH320: Analysis
    • A rigorous study of the structure of the real line and the properties of real-valued functions. Topics include sequences, limits, continuity, differentiabililty, and integrability.
  • MATH330: Probability and Statistics
    • Theory of probability and mathematical statistics including an introduction to descriptive statistics and exploratory data analysis, basic concepts of probability theory, discrete and continuous random variables, special distributions, moment-generating functions, multivariate distributions, sampling distribution theory, and the Central Limit Theorem.
  • MATH400: Solipsistic Mathematics
    • A survey of recent advances in solipsistic mathematics and their applications to new understandings of quantum theory. Emphasis is placed upon matter replication and transporter mechanisms.
  • MATH440: Topology
    • A rigourous study of topology and conceptions of N-dimensional space.

Physics

The science of nature, or of natural objects.

  • PHYS101: Concepts
    • A conceptual study of the implications of modern physics on how we view space, time, and reality. Includes an introduction to the ideas of relativity and quantum physics.
  • PHYS180: Elementary Temporal Mechanics
    • An overview of basic theories regarding time travel and temporal mechanics, with various case studies examined in detail.
  • PHYS201: General Physics 1
    • Mechanics, heat, and sound.
  • PHYS202: General Physics 2
    • Electricity, magnetism, and optics.
  • PHYS225: Classical Mechanics
    • Central force problem, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, and special relativity.
  • PHYS250: Vibrations and Waves
    • Mechanical and electromagnetic waves. Fourier analysis and vector calculus.
  • PHYS275: Electrodynamics
    • Electrostatics, electromagnetic fields, currents, and Maxwell's equations.
  • PHYS300: Quantum Mechanics
    • Mathematical formalism of quantum theory. The Schrodinger equation and operator algebra. Bound state solutions and angular momentum.
  • PHYS350: Thermodynamics
    • The laws of thermodynamics, classical and quantum distribution functions, and an introduction to statistical mechanics.
  • PHYS400: Warp Theory
    • Advanced and complete course on warp theory, from Zephram Cochrane to Bio-matter systems.

Xenology

The study of the history, governments, general physiology, and current state of affairs of various species.

  • XEN101: General
    • Introduction to Xenology and Major Species.
  • XEN __0: (Major Species)
    • Studies of the origins and evolutions of the major Federation species. Offers Level 100, Level 200, and Level 300.
    • First digit of the course code species the level of the course:
      • Level 100: Background on species, and early history.
      • Level 200: Early history through atomic age, or equivalent.
      • Level 300: Atomic age through modern era.
    • Second digit of the course code species the Major Species:
      • 1: Terran/Human
      • 2: Vulcan
      • 3: Andorian
      • 4: Tellarite
      • 5: Betazoid
      • 6: Trill
      • 7: Klingon
      • 8: Romulan
      • 9: Cardassian
    • Example: XEN160 corresponds with the course "Introduction to Trills" and XEN340 corresponds with the course "Tellarite History from the Atomic Age through the Modern Era."
  • XEN _0_: (Minor Species)
    • Courses on given Minor Species. Offers Level 100 and Level 200.
    • First digit of the course code species the level of the course:
      • Level 100: Background on species, and development through iron age, or equivalent.
      • Level 200: Iron age through modern era.
    • Second digit of minor species xenology courses is always 0:
    • Third digit of the course code species the Minor Species:
      • 2: Deltan
      • 3: Denobulan
      • 4: Bolian
      • 5: Orion
      • 6: Gorn
      • 7: Tholian
      • 8: Ferengi
      • 9: Bajoran
        • XEN101 is reserved for "Introduction to Xenology."
    • Example: XEN104 corresponds with the course "Introduction to Bolians" and XEN208 corresponds with the course "Ferengi History from the Iron Age through the Modern Era."
  • Specialty Courses
    • Offers special courses on the following species or groups:
      • XEN500: Borg
      • XEN510: The Dominion
      • XEN520: Species 8472

School of Tactics

Astrogation

Astrogation is the study of the navigation of a spacecraft in flight.

  • ASTRG101: Navigation of Starships, Sublight
    • How Federation and non-Federation starships can be manuevered at sublight speeds.
  • ASTRG102: Navigation of Starships, Warp Speed
    • How Federation and non-Federation starships can be manuevered at warp speeds.

Piloting

The art of steering vessels.

  • PILOT100: Land Vehicles
    • Complete course in a variety of land-based vehicles.
  • PILOT101: Runabouts and Shuttles
    • Complete overview of the procedures for piloting shuttles and runabouts at both sublight and warp speeds.
  • PILOT200: Work Vessels
    • Complete understanding of work vessel manuevering and functionality.
  • PILOT210: Minor Ships
    • Advanced manuevering for small-scale starships < 1,000,000 tons.
  • PILOT220: Major Ships
    • Advanced manuevering for large-scale starships > 1,000,000 tons.
  • PILOT230: Non-Federation Ships
    • Overview of manuevering for starships used by most Major Species.

Tactics (Shared with School of Law Enforcement and Security)

The study of battle strategy and methods of fighting.

  • TAC101: Combat, Unarmed
    • Methods of hand-to-hand combat.
  • TAC110: Combat, Small Weapons
    • Complete training in the use of hand phasers, phaser rifles, small (Federation issue) artillery, knives, and some other small weapons.
  • TAC170: Combat, Introduction to Starship Combat
    • An introductory course on the attack and defense patterns of Shuttles and Runabouts, as well as Minor and Major starships.
  • TAC175: Combat, Phasers and Photon Torpedos
    • Complete training in the use of Phasers and Photon Torpedos on Federation starships.
  • TAC220: Small Units
    • Training in the mobilization of small units in combat situations.
  • TAC230: Large Units
    • Training in the mobilization of large units in combat situations.
  • TAC250: Combat, Shuttles and Runabouts
    • Course on the attack and defense patterns of shuttles and Runabouts.
  • TAC260: Combat, Minor Starships
    • Course on the attack and defense patterns used in small-scale starships > 1,000,000 tons.
  • TAC270: Combat, Major Starships
    • Course on the attack and defense patterns used in large-scale starships < 1,000,000 tons.
  • TAC280: Combat, Non-Federation Starships
    • Course on the attack and defense patterns used in most Major Species starships.
  • TAC301: Strategy of Battle 1
    • General strategy of battle, focusing on the history and background of battle tactics.
  • TAC302: Strategy of Battle 2
    • Strategy of battle, focusing on modern methods and ethics of war.

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