Bizarre College Courses

Friday, Aug 28, 2020, 7:19 pm
By:Tony Williams

1.Tree Climbing Course

Climbing a tree is an art because if you don't do it right, you'll end up flat on your back. Some people learn how to climb trees from their peers during their adolescent years, but for the people who never learned the art-form, you can take a course to help you out. Cornell University offers an interesting course that focuses on 'Climbing Trees. The majority of students in that class must be monkeys.

Tree Climbing Course-Bizarre College Courses

2.Thug Life College Course

Being a Gangster/Gangsta is not an easy thing to do. It takes hard work and dedication to be a part of the 'Thug Life,' at least that's how one university makes it seem. At Oberlin Experimental College, students can tap into their inner thug by taking a course that allows them to be a gangster for one semester.

Thug Life College Course-Bizarre College Courses

3.Mail Order Brides Course

If your ultimate goal in life is to be a Mail Order Bride, then there's a course at John Hopkins University that might pique your interest. The university offers a called, 'Mail Order Brides: Understanding the Philippines in Southeast Asian Context.' The course is actually set up to explain the stereotyping of Filipino women when it comes to the topic.

Mail Order Brides Course-Bizarre College Courses

4.The Art of Walking Course

Walking or how humans learn to walk isn't really an interesting topic of discussion. It's a natural part of life that people don't think about until the ability is gone. Apparently, the Centre College feels that 'walking' is something that should be studied. The institution offers a course called 'The Art of Walking.' Hopefully, there's a section that covers 'How to Skip.'

The Art of Walking Course-Bizarre College Courses

5.The Science of Superheroes

It's always interesting to see how superheroes get their superhuman powers and thanks to one university, students can study that phenomenon. At the University of California Irvine this course studies physics as it relates to superheroesand their abilities. Since Batman and Robin don't have any real superpowers, they're probably not included in this course.

The Science of Superheroes-Bizarre College Courses

6.Zombies College Course

Studying dead people is something that happens in every student's collegiate career. Studying the undead is something only the students at Columbia College in Chicago can do. There is a course at the college known as, 'Zombies in Popular Media.' The course teaches students the daunting task of how to survive a Zombie attack.

Zombies College Course-Bizarre College Courses

7.Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur Course

Tupac Shakur made strides in the Hip Hop industry, so much so that he has a course devoted to him. At the University of Washington, students can take a course known as 'The Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur.' The course takes a look at the fallen emcee's approach to rapping in a cultured sense.

Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur Course-Bizarre College Courses

8.Bubbles Course

Bubbles are here one minute and then gone the next. Someone thought that these floating pieces of water are so interesting that Cal-Tech University saw the need to make a college course centered on them. The institution has a course that tackles the intricate and breathtaking 'Amazing World of Bubbles.

Bubbles Course-Bizarre College Courses

9.Maple Syrup Course

To most people, maple syrup is an ordinary substance used to heighten the taste of food. But for the students at Alfred University, it's much more than that. The university has an entire course devoted to the sticky substance called, 'Maple Syrup: The Real Thing.' If your kid fails this course, then they probably need to give up on their career goals.

Maple Syrup Course-Bizarre College Courses

10.Elvish: The language of "Lord of the Rings"

You know the world has gone to pits when universities start making college courses that focus on made-up languages. The Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular movie franchises to-date, but that still doesn't mean a college course should be devoted to it. At the University of Wisconsin, students can take a course called, 'Elvish: The Language of "Lord of the Rings."'

Elvish: The language of "Lord of the Rings"-Bizarre College Courses

11.How To Win A Beauty Pageant Course

If you child tells you they're taking a course on 'How To Win A Beauty Pageant' in college, you should stop all tuition payments ASAP! This college course is offered at Oberlin College in Ohio. The actual name of the course is 'How to Win a Beauty Pageant: Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity,' but that still doesn't make it any better.

How To Win A Beauty Pageant Course-Bizarre College Courses

12.Street Fighting Mathematics

The name of this course will make any video game buff leap for joy, but it's not what it appears to be. MIT (one of the most prestigious universities in the United States) offers a course called 'Street Fighting Mathematics. The course analyzes fighting with math. This is course must be the handbook all nerds read when they first enter into the world of nerd-dom.

Street Fighting Mathematics-Bizarre College Courses



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