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Electives/Fun/Interesting classes

burningbrightburningbright Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
edited July 2009 in College Life
What electives have you taken and are planning to take this fall just because you're interested in them? What was worth it, what wasn't? I have two free spaces, and I'm taking 2 different languages classes: contemporary literature of my native tongue, and French conversation. Really excited! What about you?
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Replies to: Electives/Fun/Interesting classes

  • somebodynewsomebodynew Registered User Posts: 2,895 Senior Member
    I'm taking French I and Tagalog I this fall for fun. In the Spring, I'm going to take either Tennis or Bowling.

    I've taken random literature classes (lower level ones that don't count for my major) for fun. Last semester I took "American Masculinity in 20th Century American Lit and Film," and while studying abroad I took 15 credits worth of Spanish classes that didn't count for my English major (6 of them did form the beginning of a Spanish minor, though).
  • CboeCboe User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 198 Junior Member
    I'm not taking any electives this semester. But next Spring I'm considering trying Japanese. If not I'll probably do something related with Journalism or even Kinesiology.
  • llpitchllpitch Registered User Posts: 4,318 Senior Member
    I'll probably doing Beginning or Intermediate Weightlifting.
  • christalena2christalena2 Registered User Posts: 1,667 Senior Member
    My favorite 'only-for-fun' classes were 'History of the Modern Middle East' and all of the anthropology classes that had nothing to do with my major. Now I have a minor in it.
  • WantsBrownWantsBrown Registered User Posts: 925 Member
    My step-brother is taking "The History of Torture" class next semester
  • convosationalistconvosationalist Registered User Posts: 17 New Member
    WantsBrown wrote:
    My step-brother is taking "The History of Torture" class next semester

    In my limited experience courses with fun names are incredibly workload-heavy.
    Also, probably not the best course to have on your transcript if you apply to med school.
  • Mr. BojanglesMr. Bojangles Registered User Posts: 824 Member
    Advanced Organic Chemistry is my elective.

    For some reason I like filling up my free electives with more science courses. Medical microbiology, behavioral pharmacology, and advanced organic....they just interest me and I want to take them rather than some history or sociology bullcrap class
  • PlattsburghLoserPlattsburghLoser Registered User Posts: 5,487 Senior Member
    I'd like to take an Introduction to Modern Torture class.

    I bet there's a lot of evil hand rubbing and exchanging shifty glances in there.
  • October47October47 Registered User Posts: 1,021 Senior Member
    I'm interested in taking some P.E. classes, like tennis and dance, but I'll probably wait until I transfer to a four-year school to take them.
  • rsxwheeeeeersxwheeeeee Registered User Posts: 1,269 Senior Member
    Weight Training & Rock N Roll History
  • Cards4LifeCards4Life Registered User Posts: 1,211 Senior Member
    Intro to Human Sexuality. It was basically Sex Ed for college kids, and if you went to class it was an easy A.
  • Mesquite_girl24Mesquite_girl24 Registered User Posts: 977 Member
    history of the US NAVY!
  • AodhanAodhan Registered User Posts: 61 Junior Member
    I took a semester of Japanese, and I really didn't like it as much as I thought I would (and I had already taken 6 years of the language before college). I haven't taken an elective since, unfortunately.
  • panicpanic - Posts: 966 Member
    Social Psychology was pretty interesting.
  • IR09IR09 Registered User Posts: 239 Junior Member
    Scuba Diving, and a personal liberties class.
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