During college, students find it hard to balance activities with good grades. Often, it becomes a hard choice to make when choosing easy classes that can boost your credit and give time for fun activities. We have compiled a list of easy and online classes at Pace University that can help you out in this regard.
1. ANT 101 – Introduction to Anthropology
Through discussions and films, this course is a voyage to discover. When, where, and how humans appeared, how they evolved in their understanding and use of nature to develop a wide diversity of cultures within environmental constraints, and the hundreds of different ways they devised for meeting needs for food, sex, courtship, marriage, shelter, communications, tools, child-rearing, medical practices, religious beliefs, and social, political, and economic organization.
2. ART 102 – Art History: Ancient through Gothic Art
The first half of a year-long introductory survey of Western art’s significant monuments from ancient history through the Gothic period. Works of architecture, sculpture, and painting are studied with special attention given to the development of style and the various techniques and qualities of each medium. The principles, basic methods, and terminology of art historical analysis are introduced.
3. DAN 105 – Musical Theater Dance Styles
A combination of Modern, Ballet and Jazz stylistically focuses on Contemporary Musical Theater dance.
4. ENV 100 – Water, Wildlife, and Windmills
An Introduction to Environmental Studies and Sciences
5. GRK 101 – Elementary Classical Greek I
This is a course for those who wish to read Homer in the original tongue but know no Greek or are only just beginning to work through a Classical Greek course and wish to read Homer from a very early stage. It assumes no previous knowledge of Greek
6. HW 105 – Yoga
Postures, movements, deep breathing, meditation, and visualization for complete mental and physical relaxation. Emphasis will be on the practice of postures, movements, and breathing.
7. JPN 101 – Elementary Japanese I
An introduction to the Japanese language and culture through a comprehensive approach designed to develop fundamental communication skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Supplementary videos, tapes, films, and other materials are incorporated into the course.
8. MUS 110 – Jazz
A study of the historical and musical origins of jazz, and a survey and analysis of the primary schools and trends of jazz. The elements of jazz performance are examined, and there will be an in-depth study of historically significant performers and performing groups as a means of understanding the evolution of jazz practice.
9. PHI 110 – Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophical Problems
An examination of some of the major philosophical problems and an introduction to some of the great figures in philosophy’s history. The emphasis will vary from semester to semester. Still, the course will generally focus on questions concerning the sources of knowledge, the meaning of moral and other value judgments, the nature of the human mind, the justifications for political authority, and the intellectual presuppositions of religious belief.
10. WS 115 – Introduction to Women’s & Gender Studies
This course offers an introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary field that asks critical questions about the meanings of sex and gender in society. This course’s primary goal is to familiarize students with key issues, questions, and debates in Women’s and Gender Studies, both historical and contemporary.