ACADEMY DEGREE PROGRAM

Commodore Franklin Newman III,
Director
franklinnewman3@gmail.com
29935 Augusta Ct.
Chesterfield, MI 48051


Introduction

Welcome to the Academy Degree Program. Here is where you gather all the certificates you have earned over the years and earn Academy-wide Degrees.

The Degree Application is hyperlinked to the bottom of this page for your convenience.

Should any of your SFA certificates not be listed in your records, or if you have any questions about the program, please contact the Program Director for assistance.

Requirements Revised August, 2015


Acronyms Defined

  • IOAS - Institute of Alien Studies
  • IOCS - Institute of Cadet Studies
  • IOFHS - Institute of Fantasy, Horror, and the Supernatural
  • IOHG - Institute of History and Government
  • IOIE - Institute of Intelligence and Espionage
  • IOIS - Institute of International Studies
  • IOLS - Institute of Leadership Studies
  • IOLSS - Institute of Life Science Studies
  • IOMA - Institute of Medical Arts
  • IOMS - Institute of Military Studies
  • IOPE - Institute of Performing Arts and Entertainment
  • IOPFR - Institute of Police, Fire, and Rescue
  • IOSC - Institute of Science
  • IOSFE - Institute of Science Fiction Entertainment
  • IOSFL - Institute of Science Fiction Literature
  • IOSS - Institute of Space Studies
  • IOSA - Institute of Sports and Athletics
  • IOSTS - Institute of Star Trek Studies
  • IOTK - Institute of Technology
  • IOTA - Institute of The Arts
  • SFA - STARFLEET Academy
  • SFMCA - STARFLEET Marine Corps Academy


Degrees Offered

  • Associate (60 courses)
  • Bachelor (120 courses)
  • Master (180 courses)
  • Doctorate (240 courses)


Areas Of Study

  • Alien Studies - Culture, language, and history of non-human species
  • Arts & Culture - Social studies, culture, artistic design, and general arts
  • Command Studies - STARFLEET International and Star Trek departmental studies
  • Communications - Languages, media, and methods of communication
  • Fantasy, Horror, & the Supernatural - Fantasy, horror, and the supernatural studies through various forms of media
  • Federation Studies - History and culture of the Federation
  • Fire & Rescue Studies - Civilian firefighting and rescue operations
  • History & Government - History of government, warfare, space flight, and genealogy
  • Intelligence Operations - Military and civilian spec-ops and espionage
  • Law Enforcement Media - Civilian law enforcement in a variety of media
  • Law Enforcement Science - Civilian law enforcement strategies, history, and material
  • Liberal Arts - A well rounded general education in both SFA and SFMCA
  • Life Science Studies - Biological sciences
  • Military Media - Tactical and military subjects in a variety of media
  • Military Science - Tactical and military strategies, history, and material
  • Performing Arts & Entertainment - Stage and screen from actors to history to design to film, plays, and television
  • Physical Science Studies - Physical sciences
  • Science Fiction Studies - Sci-Fi as presented in movies, television and literature
  • Space Studies - Interstellar, planetary, and space exploration studies
  • Special Operations - Special Operations in the armed forces and as presented in movies
  • Technology Studies - Technological sciences and equipment


Special Conditions

No degree may contain more than 20% of its courses from SFMCA. The completion of SFMCA courses is optional for this program. Courses in parentheses are equivalent courses to those listed. Students may choose either, but not both, to satisfy their majors.

SFMCA/SFA Equivalents are as follows:

  • Andorian Orientation College (SFA) = School of Xenostudies, Andorian (SFMCA)
  • AOC-102 = XA-111
  • AOC-103 = XA-121
  • AOC-201 = XA-201
  • Cardassian Orientation College (SFA) = School of Xenostudies, Cardassian (SFMCA)
  • COC-101 = XC-101
  • COC-102 = XC-111
  • COC-103 = XC-121
  • COC-104 = XC-211
  • COC-201 = XC-201
  • Romulan Orientation College (SFA) = School of Xenostudies, Romulan (SFMCA)
  • ROC-101 = XR-101
  • ROC-102 = XR-111
  • ROC-103 = XR-121
  • ROC-201 = XR-201
  • Vulcan Orientation College (SFA) = School of Xenostudies, Vulcan (SFMCA)
  • VOC-101 = XV-101
  • VOC-102 = XV-111
  • VOC-201 = XV-201
  • STARFLEET Academy College of Medicine (SACOM) = School of Medicine (MD)
  • COM-301 = MD-221
Students must apply for the highest degree qualified for at time of application. If a student is qualified for a Doctorate, he/she may not apply for Associate or Bachelor degrees as well.

Cadets, former cadets, adults with mental/developmental disabilities, and adults who Beta Test Cadet courses may use IOCS courses to fulfill Elective requirements.

Cadets and adults with mental/developmental disabilities may use appropriate IOCS courses to fulfill Major requirements.

Only the first two Doctorates are eligible for double majors; subsequent Doctorates must be single majors only.

"Created" and "Beta Tested" credits can be used to fulfill requirements.


Core Requirements

All Degrees (30 courses)

OTS
OCC
FOS-101 (or all three of former Command, Configuration, and Leadership)

Three (3) other courses from IOLS (Optional: up to 2 of these may be from the following SFMCA branches: PD, NCO, LD, OD).

Twenty-four (24) additional courses: Students must have at least one (1) course from each Institute within SFA (excluding IOLS and IOCS).

  • Associate Requirements (60 total courses)
    Additional 20 courses in Major
    Additional 10 electives for a total of 60 courses
    Maximum 12 courses from SFMCA


  • Bachelor Requirements (120 total courses)
    Additional 60 courses in Major
    Additional 30 electives for a total of 120 courses
    Maximum 24 courses from SFMCA


  • Master Requirements (180 total courses)
    Additional 90 courses in Major or a Major of 60 and a Minor of 30
    Additional 60 electives for a total of 180 courses
    Maximum 36 courses from SFMCA


  • Doctorate Requirements (240 total courses)
    Additional 120 courses in Major or a Double Major of 60 each
    Additional 90 electives for a total of 240 courses
    Maximum 48 courses from SFMCA


College Listing for Majors

Though some of these majors may not have enough courses to earn upper-level degrees, it is expected that these areas will expand in the future as courses are written for them.

Courses on a student's record that are no longer offered will be evaluated for content on a case-by-case basis for inclusion into the ADP.

A course may only be used ONCE on any application. For example: a course used to satisfy Core requirements may not be used again to satisfy Major, Minor or Elective requirements.

Alien Studies
Institute of Alien Studies (IOAS): Any course
Institute of Science Entertainment(IOSFE):
-- College of Alien Contact: Any course
-- College of Babylon 5: B5-107/108/109/110/111
SFMCA School of Xenostudies: Any course

Arts & Culture
Institute of International Studies (IOIS): Any course
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: Any AR series course
Institute of the Arts (IOTA): Any course

Command Studies
Institute of Leadership (IOLS): Any course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Security: Any course
-- College of Security in Trek: Any course
-- College of Strategy and Tactics: Any course
Institute of Star Trek Studies (IOSTS):
-- College of Federation Studies: Any course
-- College of Starship Operations: Any course
SFMCA School of Leadership: Any course
SFMCA Non-Commissioned Officer Academy: Any course
SFMCA School of Officers Development: Any course
SFMCA School of Professional Development: Any course
SFMCA School of Strategy and Tactics: Any course
SFMCA School of Support: Any course

Communications
Institute of Intelligence and Espionage (IOIE):
-- College of Cryptography: Any course
-- College of Intelligence Operations: SIH-106, SIG-104/204/304/305/404/405
Institute of International Studies (IOIS):
-- College of International Language Studies: Any course
Institute of Leadership Studies (IOLS):
-- STARFLEET Officer Leadership College: SOLC-104
Institute of Performing Arts & Entertainment (IOPE):
-- College of Humor: Any course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Special Operations Resources: Any COMM course
Institute of the Arts (IOTA):
-- College of Communications: Any course
-- College of English: Any course
Institute of Technology (IOTK):
-- College of Computer History: Any course
-- STARFLET Officer's Radio School: Any course
Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- College of Online Chat: Any course
-- STARFLEET in Cyberspace: Any course
-- Flag Officer School: FOS-310
-- College of Unusual Knowledge: Any SWK course
-- STARFLEET Academy College of Medicine: COM-111/302/303/316
SFMCA School of Officer Development: OD-161/251
SFMCA School of Support: SU-181/240/270

Fantasy, Horror, & the Supernatural
Institute of Fantasy, Horror, and the Supernatural (IOFHS): Any course
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: AS-PAR 101/102, AS-ALC 101/102
Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: VAS-304
-- College of Medicine: COM-303

Federation Studies
Institute of History and Government (IOHG):
-- College of History: COH-113, COH-114, COH-116
Institute of Intelligence and Espionage (IOIE):
-- College of Intelligence on Television: Any SIAD or SIAT course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- School of Security in Trek: Any course
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: Any MI series course
Institute of Star Trek Studies (IOSTS): Any course
SFMCA School of Xenostudies: Any course

Fire & Rescue Studies
Institute of Police, Fire, and Rescue (IOPFR):
-- College of Emergency Technology: Any course
-- College of Law Enforcement and Fire History: Any SFH course
-- College of Firefighting & Rescue Studies - Rescues: Any course
-- College of Firefighting & Rescue Studies - Basic Firefighter: Any course
-- College of Firefighting & Rescue Studies - HAZMAT: Any course
-- College of Firefighting & Rescue Studies - NIMS: Any course
-- College of Firefighting & Rescue Technology: Any course

History and Government
Institute of History and Government (IOHG): Any course
Institute of Intelligence and Espionage (IOIE):
-- College of Intelligence Operations: Any SIH course
-- College of Military Intelligence: Any MIH course
Institute of International Studies (IOIS):
-- College of Australian History & Culture: Any course
-- College of Down Under: Any course
-- College of United Kingdom: Any course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Security: COS-103
Institute of Police, Fire, and Rescue (IOPFR):
-- College of Law Enforcement and Fire History: Any course
Institute of Space Studies (IOSS):
-- College of Spaceflight History: Any course
Institute of Technology (IOTK):
-- College of Computer History: Any course
-- College of Engineering: SOEH-101/102/103/104
-- STARFLEET Officer's Radio School: SORS-201/202/203/204
Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- College of Unusual Knowledge: Any SHK course
SFMCA Aerospace School: AE-120
SFMCA Armor School: AR-120
SFMCA Combat Engineers College: CE-120
SFMCA Infantry School: IN-120
SFMCA Maritime Operations School: MO-120
SFMCA MECHA School: ME-120
SFMCA School of Military History: Any course
SFMCA Non-Commissioned Officers Academy: NCO-120
SFMCA School of Professional Development: PD-120
SFMCA Special Operations School: SO-120

Intelligence Operations
Institute of Intelligence and Espionage (IOIE): Any course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Strategy and Tactics: Any course
SFMCA School of Officer Development: OD-221
SFMCA School of Strategy and Tactics: Any course
SFMCA School of Support: SU-250

Law Enforcement Media
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Security in Trek: Any course
Institute of Performing Arts & Entertainment (IOPE):
-- College of NCIS: Any course
-- College of Sherlock Holmes: Any course
Closed Colleges/Courses:
College of American Law Enforcement on Television: Any course
College of Detectives in Media: Any course
College of JAG: Any course

Law Enforcement Science
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Security: COS-102, COS-103, COS-202, COS-301
Institute of Police, Fire, and Rescue (IOPFR):
-- College of Evidence: Any course
-- College of Law Enforcement: Any course
-- College of Law Enforcement Assets: Any course
-- College of Law Enforcement and Fire History: Any SLEH course
-- College of Law Enforcement Resources: Any course
-- College of World Wide Law Enforcement Agencies: Any course

Liberal Arts
Requires that at least ONE (1) course for Associate, TWO (2) courses for Bachelor, THREE (3) courses for Master, and FOUR (4) courses for Doctorate are taken from each Institute within SFA (excluding IOCS), with a maximum of 20% of the total from SFMCA Schools that offer 100-level through 300-level courses.

Life Sciences Studies
Institute of Life Science Studies (IOLSS): Any course
Institute of Medical Arts (IOMA): Any course
Institute of Science and (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: Any BS/MS/SS series course
SFMCA School of Medicine: Any course
Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- Vulcan Academy of Science:
VAS-101/102/201/202/203/204/209/210/301/302/303/304

Military Media
Institute of Performing Arts & Entertainment (IOPE):
-- College of Action & Drama: CSM-101/105/119
-- College of John Wayne Movies: Any JWM course
-- College of NCIS: Any course
Closed Colleges:
-- College of Military Movies: Any course

Military Science
Institute of History and Government (IOHG):
-- College of Military History: Any course
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Military Knowledge: Any category/course
-- College of Strategy and Tactics: Any course
SFMCA School of Strategy and Tactics: Any course

Performing Arts & Entertainment
Institute of Performing Arts and Entertainment (IOPE): Any course
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: AR-MUS-101/102/103/104

Physical Science Studies
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- College of Chemistry: Any course
-- College of Geographical Science: Any course
-- College of Geology: Any course
-- College of Oceanography: Any course
-- College of Paleontology: Any course
-- College of Physics: Any course
-- College of Thermodynamics: Any course
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: Any ES/PS series course Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: VAS-105/108/206/307/308/310

Science Fiction Studies
Institute of Science Fiction Entertainment (IOSFE): Any course
Institute of Science Fiction Literature (IOSFL): Any course
Closed Colleges/Courses:
Institute of Science Fiction Cinema (IOSFC): Any course
Institute of Science Fiction Television (IOSFTV): Any course

Space Studies
Institute of Science (IOSC):
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: Any SP series course, PS-PRO-101/102
Institute of Space Studies (IOSS): Any course
Institute of Star Trek Studies (IOSTS):
-- College of Starship Design: Any course
Institute of Technology (IOTK):
-- College of Aerodynamics: Any course

Special Operations Studies
Institute of Military Studies (IOMS):
-- College of Special Operations Resources: Any course
-- College of Special Operations Training: Any course
-- College of Special Operations Units: Any course
SFMCA School of Special Operations: Any course

Technology Studies
Institute of Science and Technology (IOST):
-- College of Acoustic Technology: Any course
-- College of Mathematics: Any course
-- College of Thermodynamics: Any course
-- STARFLEET Officer's Radio School: Any course
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: PS-AD 101, PS-EN 101, PS-LA 101, PS-RO 101
Institute of Space Studies (IOSS):
-- College of Orbital Mechanics: Any course
-- College of Rocketry & Propulsion: Any course
-- College of Spaceflight History: Any course
Institute of Technology (IOTK):
-- College of Aerodynamics: Any course
-- College of Computer History: Any course
-- College of Engineering: Any course
-- College of Laser Technology: Any course
-- College of Plasma Technology: Any course
-- College of Robotics: Any course
Closed Colleges/Courses:
-- Vulcan Academy of Science: VAS-107/205/207/305/306

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