Colleges Courses: From Muppets to e-Bay

Perhaps one of the greatest things about going to college is the self-exploration that students experience. Students can break free from just taking required courses and take anything from the history of rock ‘n’ roll to studio art. But what you’ll see listed below —some past, some present —are not your “father’s courses.”

“Muppet Magic: Jim Henson’s Art” at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Theater Arts Department

“Oprah Winfrey, The Tycoon” at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, History Department

“Shakespeare Studies: Shakesqueer” at American University, English Department

“‘The Simpsons’ and Philosophy” at the University of California, Berkeley

“Getting Dressed” at Princeton University, Freshman Seminar

“e-Bay for Seniors – Selling on e-Bay & Consumer Protection” at Raritan Valley Community College, Business Program

“The Science of Harry Potter” at Frostburg State University, Physical Science Department



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