10 Coolest Courses at Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher learning. Its programs serve a very diverse community of students. With a strong orientation toward educational disciplines in sciences, professions and technical areas, Tuskegee also emphasizes the importance of the liberal arts as a foundation for successful careers in all areas. Of the many courses offered at the institution, below are some of the coolest.

1. ENGL 0327 – Public Speaking

A microphone on a stage in front of an audience

Speaking in public requires confidence and skill. This course teaches students both. Students taking this course will learn how to compose and deliver speeches to different audiences. Throughout the course, students will write and present speeches in class as part of the classwork. Students who wish to pursue a major in English need to enroll in this course.

2. COMM 0324 – Nonverbal Communication

People in office wear with the words nonverbal communication written above them

Communication can either be verbal or nonverbal. This course in communication discusses the concepts and techniques of nonverbal communication and how they apply in the communication process. Students will learn and practice the various nonverbal cues in the class sessions. The course is recommended for students who wish to pursue a major in communications.

3. FPAR 0101 – Art Appreciation

A person's face painted with different colors

Art is generally beautiful and interesting. This course allows students to appreciate different forms of art. Students will interact with and analyze various pieces of art throughout the course as they try to understand the nature of art pieces and what the artist intended to bring out. This course is recommended for students who wish to pursue a major in Fine and Performing Arts.

4. MUSC 0112 – Marching Band

A matching band playing different instruments

Being in a band is fun. Imagine the symphony of the instruments as you play. This course teaches students how to play various instruments while marching in a band. Students will practice with their instrument of choice in a makeshift band during the course. At the end of the course, students are expected to play their instrument of choice comfortably while marching in a band.

5. CSIT 0265 – Web Design

A poster written WEB DESIGN with different components

If you love computers and how they work, you can gain a new skill by enrolling in this course. The course teaches students the fundamentals of web design using various programming languages. The course is very practical as students will interact with various design tools and programs. At the end of the course, students will be able to create basic web pages that can be hosted on the internet.

6. PHED 0315 – Kinesiology

human skeletal and muscular images

This course discusses the concepts and principles of anatomy and mechanics related to human motion and physical activity. Students will learn very interesting facts about how the human body functions. This course is recommended for students who wish to pursue a major in Physical Education.

7. HIST 0210 – History of the United States

The American Flag with the words "UNITED STATES HISTORY" written on it

Learning History is always fascinating since you learn interesting facts that you were not aware of. This course discusses the History of America and focuses on the social, political and economic developments in North America from the Age of Discovery to present times. Students will learn through readings and research.

8. FREN 0101 – Elementary French I

The word "French" written on a background of the French flag and the Eiffel tower

Learning a foreign language is important in the contemporary world. If you wish to learn French, this course teaches students the essentials of novice-level French communication. Students will learn how to speak, write, listen, and read in elementary French. The coursework will be delivered through readings, films and audio clips.

9. PHIL 0203 – Introduction to Ethics

A poster written Ethics and other words on pieces of paper

For students who wish to pursue a major in Philosophy, this is a very interesting course to enroll in. The course acts as an introduction to the concepts related to ethics including all the major ethical theories and their applications. Students will analyze writings from various writers as they try to understand morality.

10. PSYC 0272 – Child Psychology

A child speaking to a female psychologist

This psychology course discusses human development from conception through late childhood. Students will learn very interesting facts about the development stages of children. Students will learn through readings and research projects. The course is recommended for students who wish to pursue a major in Psychology.

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