Cadet Academy

This is school instructs its students in all aspects of SFMC Aerospace operations. Students will learn the roles and responsibilities for ground and maintenance crews, how to perform as forward aerospace controllers, and even advanced aerospace combat techniques. The Aerospace School is administered through the Office of the Commandant, STARFLEET Marine Corps Academy by the Aerospace Branch Director. Courses are currently available through the AE-301 level and all are available online for immediate credit.

The manuals necessary  for these courses can be downloaded from the SFMCA Library.
To request any of these courses please use the course request form.

Courses Available

AE-100 Aerospace Basic Course: This is step on in the Aerospace Branch Education Program. This course acts as an introduction to all phases of the Aerospace Branch. Prerequisite for this course: PD-100.

AE-110 MOS Familiarization: This course is designed to make the student aware of the MOS's available to Aerospace Branch Marines and to educate them on the courses they will need to take in order to be fully qualified for the various occupational specialties. Prerequisite for this course: PD-100.

AE-120 History and Traditions: This course focuses on the rich history and traditions of SFMC Aerospace Branch   The course covers both real and fictional Aerospace and other Aero activities as well as other aspects relevant to the topic. Prerequisite for this course: PD-100.

AE-201 Aerospace Advanced Course: Step two in the Aerospace Branch Education Program. This course delves into Aerospace Operations in more depth and detail. Prerequisite for this course: AE-100.

AE-291 Aerospace Atmospheric Pilot Training: An alternative to the AE-301 Course, the AE-291 course offers Marines an alternative route to earning the right to wear SFMC Aerospace Wings. AE-291 does not, however, confer a degree upon successful completion. This challenging course concentrates on the real-life aspects of aerodynamics, control surfaces, navigation, flight hazards, instruments, and military flying. Prerequisite for this course: AE-201.

When requesting this exam please include your preferred "Callsign" that you would like to use. Upon successful completion of this course your chosen "Callsign" will be assigned to you if it is available.
AE-295 Flight Engineering School: The next test in the flight qualification series is the AE-295. This school is designed to challenge the student to learn more about the technical aspect of aviation in the Star Trek realm. The AE-291 concentrated on different aspects of flying a craft, the AE-295 concentrates on the technical aspects of a craft. Prerequisite for this course: AE-291.

AE-301 Aerospace Independent Study Course: For the final step in the Aerospace Branch studies the student must complete an independent studies project. The independent studies project must either consist of a paper or another approved project. The student MUST submit a topic or project description to the Branch Director for approval. Once approved the student will then have 10 weeks to submit their independent studies project for grading. After submittal and if the student receives a passing grade, then the student will be awarded a Bachelor of Military Science Degree with a Concentration in Aerospace Studies. Prerequisite for this course: AE-201.

When requesting this exam please include your preferred "Callsign" that you would like to use. Upon successful completion of this course your chosen "Callsign" will be assigned to you if it is available.

Before sending a request for a level -30 project please read the following:
  1. The Branch Director has the authority to approve or deny any and all requests for this course and their decisions are final.
  2. Projects MUST in some way shape or form relate to the SFMC and the branch for which you are applying to.
  3. You must submit a topic or project description when requesting this course. Any requests without a topic or project description will not be honored.
Below are some SUGGESTED projects. A student can either use the suggested projects or any other project that they can think of. Please note however that these are suggestions only and that directors may or may not approve them.
  1. College-style papers.
  2. Specifications / descriptions and/or technical drawings of new technology relating to the branch.
  3. A short story that utilizes the material in the branch.
  4. An addition to the branch's manual relating to a topic not covered by the existing manual.
  5. A new exam and answers for the branch (Please note that this is at the Branch Directors discretion).