The 8 Coolest Real Classes Being Offered On Campuses

The 8 Coolest Real Classes Being Offered On Campuses
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Believe it or not, colleges are actually offering some of the coolest classes aside from the same old stuff. From classes revolving around the “whiteness of Barbie” to Lady Gaga’s psychology of fame, there are an array of classes that we’re sure you didn’t even know existed.

Check out the 8 coolest real classes being offered on campuses across the nation.

Learning From YouTube

Pitzer College offers a course that teaches students how to most effectively utilize the wide variety of tutorials and lessons one can find on Youtube. From dance moves to computer software, this class is all about learning how to basically do anything without leaving your house. Because, you know, you need a course to teach you how to look up stuff on Youtube.


Nothing But a G Thang

Liberal wonderland Oberlin College has an Experimental College where students can teach their own course for a semester. This one is all about the history of rap music and its significance in American society. I wonder if it’s actually possible to teach the cultural depth of “Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre is at the do.”


Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame

Yup, that’s right, a course at the University of South Carolina all about Lady Gaga and the meaning and importance of her music. I wonder if you get extra credit for every live creature/inanimate object attached to each outfit you wear to class.


Kinky Crafts

I always thought that the biggest problem with craft courses was that the clothes would never really serve a purpose. Reed College to the rescue with Kinky Crafts, a course in which students learn to make things like leather cuffs and collars that they can either sell or keep for themselves at the end of the semester. As shameful as it may be to tell your parents you’re taking this course, the way I see it, the more people thinking of new accessories to spice up our love lives, the better.


Arguing with Judge Judy: Popular Logic on TV Judge Shows

Don’t believe it’s physically possible to win an argument with Judge Judy? UC Berkeley begs to differ with this course that teaches students to effectively attack character and raise your voice so you can eventually make rude know-it-all’s everywhere look like like idiots when they try to belittle you. Out of all the classes on this list, it’s safe to say that this one is the most applicable to the real world.


Harry Potter Lit

Finally, the most important and inspiring literary series of the past ten or so years is finally being acknowledged for its revolutionary story telling ability. Ohio State is one of many colleges offering this course that the most dedicated fans would have no trouble waiting on a line for days to register for.


The Unbearable Whiteness of Barbie

Occidental College has taken it upon themselves to expose the subliminal racism that the cult of Barbie represents. Hopefully the students that take this course will be concerned with social issues rather than pink lamborghinis and abnormally tan men.


The American Vacation

The University of Iowa offers a course on the traditional American family vacation. The syllabus probably consists of learning how to correctly embarrass your friends in front of unsuspecting strangers or become unbelievably miserable on a sunny beach with beautiful women.

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