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    Strange College Classes

    Who knew Underwater Basket Weaving was a real class?

    I'm guessing #7 and #5 may be of particular interest to CF members.

    The 15 Strangest College Courses In America | Online Colleges



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    This reads like Shonn Greene's transcript.


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    Re: Strange College Classes

    You've gotta be kidding me on a few of those.



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    I'm trying to think of the best course I took. I think it had to be a May term course called "outdoor rec" where the final was a 5 day trip down the Bufallo River in AK. First night there was 5 inches of rain and the instructor decided we would be better off to stay in state parks instead of floating.
    It ended up being a 5 day party. AWESOME! and we all got A's. Last college course I ever took.


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    I want to take this class. The lady in the picture is way too freaking happy for the subject matter.
    USD - Seminar - Political Science


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    Philosophy and Star Trek. ZOMG I am so there!



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    Beer and Society. Not as easy or fun as it sounds, but a good course nonetheless. Learned how to homebrew, the history of beer, and beer's shifting role in society. My group made the best beer, a Belgian wheat, and I still failed to get an A.



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    I had a roommate who took a class in the Sociology Dept called "Courtship and Marriage"...

    Anybody know if it's still offered at ISU ?


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    Re: Strange College Classes

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    You've gotta be kidding me on a few of those.
    What, you don't think The Art of Walking qualifies as a valid course?



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    It was always fun to look at some of the temporary or experimental classes they would have posting. I think I remember seeing some sort of Star Wars class posted at one time...



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    The Honors program at ISU offers some interesting seminars at times. Tolkien's Mythology is pretty popular - we read the entire Silmarillion and some of the Unfinished Tales.



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    Re: Strange College Classes

    Wow, 3 of these are at Cal-Berkeley and a few others in the U of C system...and not really surprised that Columbia College in Chicago had one. :)



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    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    I had a roommate who took a class in the Sociology Dept called "Courtship and Marriage"...

    Anybody know if it's still offered at ISU ?
    We called it Woo & Screw when I took it in the '70's.

    My son is taking an AM class at UNI this term affectionately know as "Porn in the Morn". I don't know what the actual title is, but he never misses it!


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    We called it Woo & Screw when I took it in the '70's.
    I was born in the 70's.


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    Re: Strange College Classes

    I knew about the Philosophy of the Simpsons one.

    I know a few guys who could teach the Starcraft one...

    Really surprised a class about studying WoW isn't up there



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