Saturday, January 31, 2009

10 Weird College Courses

Just for fun, here's a list of 10 real college classes that are sort-of "out there." Hope you enjoy!

P.S. - Comment below with the most unique / interesting class you've taken (mine is "Stress Management").

  1. Brewing Science and Society (New Mexico State University)
  2. Philosophy and Star Trek (Georgetown University)
  3. The American Vacation (University of Iowa)
  4. Zombies! The Living Dead in Literature, Film and Culture (University of Alabama)
  5. Learning from YouTube (Pitzer College)
  6. Tightwaddery (Alfred University)
  7. American Golf: Aristocratic Pastime or the People's Game? (Carnegie Mellon)
  8. Maple Syryp (Alfred University)
  9. Whiteness: The Other Side of Racism (Mount Holyoke)
  10. Shops and Shopping (Yale)


  1. My brother was a history major and took history of surfing. It was a high level course and quite challenging. Great list!

  2. I took "Science Fiction Literature" It was actually really interesting and I wrote my final paper for the class comparing Star Wars characters to tarot card archetypes.