Marist College offers many different courses every year. In order to boost GPA and get a higher grade, students usually look for easier classes to take during the year. These classes could be both in person or online class. Here are 10 of the easiest classes at Marist College.
1. ART 110 – Basic Drawing
This course is designed to introduce the student to the materials and techniques of
drawing, focusing on the representation and interpretation of objects and natural
forms. This course assumes no previous experience.
2. ANTH 101 – Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Physical anthropology. An investigation of human ancestors and continual
human physical evolution to modern times. Emphasis is placed on human’s early
chronology during the Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Near Eastern periods.
3. ART 231 – Introduction to Digital Media
This course is designed to introduce students to the field of computer art.
Students will learn how the digital media are transforming the fine arts, graphic
design, advertising, and education. Students will explore such topics as desktop
publishing, digital photography, animation, and multimedia applications,
including the creation of CD-ROMs, through a combination of lectures,
demonstrations, and hands-on experiences.
4. BIOL 214 – Life on Earth
A course in biological evolution designed for students not majoring in the
sciences. Science as a process and how science differs from religion will be
examined. Topics include: Darwin, natural selection and other mechanisms that
cause change, evolutionary medicine, how life began, and selected examples of
animal evolution and adaptation.
5. BUS 120 – Financial Literacy
This course is intended to make basic financial topics accessible to non-finance
majors. It focuses on bank accounts, borrowing, budgeting, planning, investing,
saving for retirement and taxes. At the end of the course, the student will have
a working knowledge of these financial components.
6. CMPT 103 – Technology for the 21st Century
This hands-on course will provide students with an overview of the types of
information resources found in libraries and with a working knowledge of
the electronic resources available in the Marist College Library. In addition,
information available via the Internet and the World Wide Web will be explored.
Search techniques will be demonstrated and practiced. Critical thinking and
evaluation of information resources will be emphasized throughout the course.
The impact of the use and availability of information locally, nationally, and
globally will be discussed. MLA and APA citation style will be used. Students
will learn “when” and “why” to use computer skills as well as “how.” Students
will develop information and computer literacy by applying various computer
skills as part of the learning process.
7. HLTH 110 – Introduction to the Health Professions
This course is designed to introduce students to the various health professions
through a series of presentations by health-profession practitioners. Each
speaker will give an overview of his or her specific profession, requirements for
application to professional school, the nature of professional-school education,
daily routine, personal experiences, opportunities, income potential, and other
information. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
8. MUS 105 – Introduction to Music
Designed as an introduction to music form, genres, and performance. The class
will concentrate on the vocabulary of music and performance within an historical
9. SPAN 150 – Cultures of Spain
A study of Spain past and present: its culture, history, literature, and/or fine arts.
The course is offered in English and requires no knowledge of Spanish. Offered
when there is sufficient student interest.
10. SOC 101 – Introduction to Sociology
Students are introduced to three major sociological theories, conflict,
functionalism, and symbolic interactionism, within an ongoing holistic analysis
of contemporary society. Emphasis is on how the major social institutions, the
economy, government, education, religion, and the family, profoundly shape
individuals’ personal identities and everyday lives.