10 of the Easiest Classes at U of L

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Looking for an easy way to get good grades and raise your GPA? Then you’ve come to the right place! This is a list of the 10 easiest classes taught at the University of Louisville, made just for U of L students!

1. ASL 101 – American Sign Language I

Sign language is not only a great skill to have, but it’s extremely important to be able to communicate with hard-of-hearing and deaf people. This course takes a functional-notional approach to learning beginning American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop a basic knowledge of and understanding of conversational ASL and cultural features of the language and community. This is just a beginner sign language class, so you won’t be expected to have any prior knowledge or experience with ASL. You will be learning the very basics, like the alphabet and everyday phrases.  Hands signing "ASL" in American Sign Language

2. ANTH 201 – Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

This class is not only interesting, but it’s easy! This course introduces cultural anthropology and surveys its fundamental questions, concepts, methods, and data. The overall question it seeks to answer: what does it mean to be human? To answer this question and many related ones involves learning concepts such as culture, cultural relativism, universal-ism, evolution, race, gender, and class. This is just an introductory course, so it doesn’t go super in depth or discuss difficult topics. Take this class for an easy A without being bored!Cave drawings

3. ARTH 203 – Introduction to Art

Even those who aren’t “artistically gifted” can enjoy this class! You don’t need to be amazing at painting or drawing, all you need is are ideas and opinions. This course is an introduction to the visual arts, involving analysis, interpretation, and criticism. You’ll be looking at different forms of art and talking about them! Sounds easy enough, right?

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4. COMM 111 – Introduction to Public Speaking

This is a super easy class, even for those with stage-fright or speech anxiety. Public speaking is the process or act of performing a speech to a live audience. This course teaches students fundamental processes and attributes of effective public speaking. The main workload is writing and delivering your speeches. As long as you practice your speeches, you’ll get an A!Microphone in front of audience

5. ENGL 101 – Introduction to College Writing

At this point in your life, you probably have a lot of writing experience. Whether is was using a crayon to write the ABCs, a poem you wrote in elementary school, or a high school essay you typed, you’ve probably got the hang of it by now. Well what if you could take a college course where you do just that; write? In this course, students engage in critical thinking and writing by developing their writing processes and producing finished prose. Write your way to a higher GPA!Hand writing in pen

6. GEOG 200 – Human Geography in a Changing World

Are you interested in how humans have affected and altered the planet? Then look no further! In this course, students will study the geographic distributions of human activities at global, regional and local scales, and the causes and consequences of those activities. Specific topics covered include population distribution and movement, economic activity, sustainable development, urban and rural settlements, and cultural and political environments. This is definitely one of the easiest and most interesting classes taught at U of L.Fields, city, and people

7. MUH 204 – Music in Western Civilization

Do you love listening to music? Then this easy class is perfect for you! This is an introductory course surveying history of Western art music from the Middle Ages to present. Special attention is given to social, cultural, and political contexts in which music was created and performed throughout its history. You’ll get to listen to popular music of different eras and learn the history and social context behind those songs. How neat!Person listening to music

8. PSYC 201 – Introduction to Psychology

Who doesn’t think our minds are a fascinating thing? They control everything we say and do! This is an introduction course to the methods and major content areas of psychology: sensation, perception, learning, cognition, human development, abnormal and social psychology. You’ll learn about how the mind functions while you’re asleep, how mental illnesses and disorders develop, and much more. Since it’s only an introductory course, it’s easy! You will learn about the basics, not the more complicated topics. Puzzle pieces and human head

9. SOC 201 – Introduction to Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture. This class is an introduction to the study of human societies. Topics discussed include how societies are organized and changed and the implications of social organization on everyday life. This class is just an introduction to Sociology, so it only covers the basics. You’ll be learning all about society and cultures all the while raising that GPA.Jumbled words related to Sociology

10. SPAN 121 – Spanish Language and Culture for Low Beginners I

Interested in learning another language? This is an introduction course to the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond to familiar topics in spoken and written Spanish as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. Don’t worry, they don’t expect you to already have a grasp of the language, so this class is perfect for beginners. This class will teach you the very basics of Spanish, like short phrases, colors, numbers, and the alphabet. It’s so easy, you’d have to try to not get an A.Person writing in Spanish with black markerThere’s no easier way to get good grades and raise your GPA than by taking these courses. So go ahead, add these to your class schedule and enjoy a relaxed, laid-back semester as you work your way to that degree.

Author: Brittany Junkins

Brittany Junkins is a Business Advertising student at the University of South Florida. She is in the Honors College and the Zimmerman Advertising Program.

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