10 of the Easiest Classes at the University of Northern Colorado

10 of the Easiest Classes at the University of Northern Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) offers an extraneous amount of courses for students to take. Some of those classes being easier than others, which can be fun to take as well as help relieve stress levels while focusing on the harder classes. These are the 10 easiest classes at the University of Northern Colorado that can also get you a high GPA.

1. PSY 265 – Social Psychology

This is a 3 credit course at UNCO that looks into the major social areas in psychology and in human behavior when in social situations. With a basic in general psychology, this class is relatively easy.

2. ART 333 – Life Drawing

While there are a few pre-requisite classes that must be taken before one can enroll in this class including ART 181, 182, 183, 184, and 234, this class is set aside for sophomores and above. Focusing on the fundamentals of drawing life forms and the human body, this class is one of the easier art courses at UNCO and offers 3 credits upon completion.

3. HIST 118 – History of Mexico

Covering content of Mexican history dating back to Pre-Columbian times, this class goes into depth on the socioeconomic, political, cultural, and societal change that has occurred throughout Mexican history and is very interesting.

4. SOC 237 – Sociology of Minorities

Examining the relationships and interactions of status and power in minority groups in social situations, this class looks into the historical development of sociological changes in minority groups across time.

5. COMM 100 – Basics of Public Speaking

A 1 credit class, this course is very easy and teaches the basics of effective communication via public speaking and how to overcome nervousness in order to properly influence and persuade an audience.

6. FILM 120 – Introduction to Film

A class where you practically get to watch movies and analyze them, this class is fun, easy, and interesting as students get to watch and analyze a variety of film genres made in Hollywood and non-Hollywood settings.

7. PSCI 306 – Constitutional Law

If you’re one who is interested in politics and the governmental system, then this is one of the easier classes that UNCO offers that might be worth your while. Only available to sophomores and upper-class students, this class looks at the political system and how the Supreme Court’s decisions involving civil liberties between them and all other branches of the government.

8. GEOL 390 – Colorado Geology

One of the more interesting courses at UNCO, Colorado Geology looks at the different rocks, minerals, fossils, landforms, oil, and geological hazards found in the state of Colorado. There are pre-requisites to this class including GEOL 100 or GEOL 201.

9. MUS 307 – History of Instruments and Instrumental Practice

This class focuses on the historical comings and development of musical instruments and the ways they are used to perform with when played. If you’re a music buff and are looking for an easy class to take, then this is one worth looking into.

10. BAMK 366 – Retailing

Offered to business majors and juniors and above only, this is one of the easiest classes to take at UNCO. An intro course into the world of retail institutions, students learn how retail stores operate and what impact they have in the business world.

These were 10 of the easiest classes offered at the University of Northern Colorado. Hopefully, when choosing your schedule for next year you choose to take one of these classes to help lighten your course load or to have some fun. Not all of the classes taken in college have to be stressful and full of coursework, it’s nice to take a break every now and then with an easy, fun class.


Author: Arrionna Farricker

Hi, my name's Arrionna! I was born and raised in Colorado. I'm a Sport and Exercise Science major with a concentration in occupational therapy and hope to work with disabled veterans and the elderly and also am minoring in Art and Design. Writing is most definitely one of my favorite hobbies as well as reading and photography.

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