If you happen to be a student at the Berkeley campus of the University of California, then you can now partake in a brand new course who’s purpose is to help you enjoy the art of competitive Starcraft.
This is part of the Democratic Education in Cal initiative. This class is student run and students can recieve college credit for taking it. Other classes in the initiative include: The Ethics of Star Trek, There Be Dragons, and Begginer’s Scrabble: Strategy, Knowledge, and Fun.
Here is the tentative course outline pulled directly from the source article.
Week 1: Orientation / Competitive Gaming Industry Overview / StarCraft Boom in Korea
Week 2: Units, Strength, Weakness, Attributes, Stats
Week 3: Fighting Micro and Unit Use
Week 4: Army Movement and Positioning
Week 5: Expo and Macro
Week 6: Building Placement and Base Layout
Week 7: Scouting and Counters
Week 8: Harass
Week 9: Overloading the Enemy, Multi-plays
Week 10: Economic Basis, Micro vs Macro
Week 11: Timing and Evaluation of Resources
Week 12: Deception
Week 13: Mindset and Series Play
Week 14: Tournament
I don’t know about you, but this makes me with I was at UC Berkeley so that I could learn the art of competitive Starcraft instead of Fundamentals of Speech.