Most bizarre college courses!

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  1. Gustavo Machado macrumors newbie

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    Most Bizarre Courses In The World

    You gotta be kidding me? There is a course about star trek in a university in washington? A course about David Beckham in the UK?

    The non violent responses to terrorism looks like a nice bizarre course. :eek:
     
  2. ethical macrumors 68000

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    I once wandered into a lecture on terrorism by mistake. It was only when it got to the end and the lecturer mentioned assignments that I realised I was in the wrong place :eek:
     
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    That was the first lesson. How to make people think you are not terrorists :p.
     
  4. kellen macrumors 68020

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    In undergrad I took a class called murder. It had a sociology classification. Basically taught you how to examine murders and why they were done and who is the likely suspect. Really popular course, 500 people in the class and more would how up just to listen.
     
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    I don't know how you can call any of these 'useless' until you know the content of them.
     
  6. kellen macrumors 68020

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    Who called them useless?
     
  7. TheQuestion macrumors regular

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    Location is relative, no?
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    That's the title of the article/graphic
     
  8. Rodimus Prime macrumors G4

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    It looks like some classes I think would be interest to take. honestly I would want to take the Star Trek one. Now knowing how a lot of college honor College system work I have a feeling a lot of those class fall into that system so any of the normal students are SOL and stuck with a very limited choices to fill some core credits.
     
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    The most likely suspect is the dude spending the entire term auditing the course not on the class roles taking notes and not officially there for the letter grade--either that or the spouse or lover with the obsession for cop shows like CSI and those crime programs on TRU TV LOL
     
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    Social Science 89: intro to gangs
    Social Science 120: intro to transnational gangs
    Social Science 164C: intro to prison gangs

    I got A+++++ in all of them:D

    And the most weirdest class of all in my school is

    Biological Sciences 199: the anatomy of creatures in the world of Harry Potter
     
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    Extra 50 or so would show up. It was at UW.
     
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    My personal favorite is "The Phallus". Seems like it would be a hard class.
     
  13. Ttownbeast macrumors 65816

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    Hey, theres a reason why the call Washington state the land of serial killers LOL
     
  14. ltldrummerboy macrumors 68000

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    Name of school. Now.
     
  15. Xavier macrumors 68020

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    Not really "bizarre" in the sense that the class was outrageous, but "bizarre" in terms of the content.

    Electronic Music History. Excellent course and I loved it. Everything from Xenakis to Girl Talk.

    Iannis Xenakis - Metastasis
     
  16. Dagless macrumors Core

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    That's not exactly true. The Beckham one was part of a module, not the course itself. It was actually about the "sociological importance of football" (according to wiki).

    Didn't Zoidberg study Art History? He's not doing so well.
     
  17. jbute2k2 macrumors member

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    My old university had a course titled "Understanding Death & Dying"
     
  18. ltldrummerboy macrumors 68000

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    Just went through the Fall class list at my school and found "yoga for educators". I don't know what to make of that one. I guess a prerequisite is that you have your degree in education.
     
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    I took an Art History class. Worst class ever.


    Mine does too. I get to take it next spring as a sociology credit. yay me. not.
     
  20. ejb190 macrumors 65816

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    The more shocking part to me was the fact that Horticulture is listed among the lowest paying majors! I guess people just don't value their green spaces...

    I don't see what's strange about Golf Management. A golf course is a business with it's own ins and outs.
     

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