At the University of Oregon, the best courses are available for you to boost your grades. Some of the courses are easier than others. Here are some of the easiest courses you will find there.
1. PS 201 – Introduction to United States Government and Politics
Description and analysis of American politics and government, including such topics as interest groups, parties, elections, media, the presidency, Congress, the Constitution, and the courts.
2. Classics 110 – Introduction to Mythology
Introduction to the myths of ancient Greece and Rome, the cultural context of these myths, and contemporary approaches to studying mythology. Lectures include discussion of history, literature, and art.
3. MUJ 350 – History of Jazz
History, biography, multiculturalism, and racism in early jazz and swing through modern jazz. Includes Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis.
4. PS 204 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
Major concepts of comparative politics applied to various political settings; the United States, Western Europe, Communist regimes, and developing countries.
5. ASTR 121 – The Solar System
This first term of introductory astronomy covers the early history of astronomy, the origin of the solar system, and what is known about the Sun, Earth, Moon, and other Solar as well as extra-Solar planets. This course requires minimal mathematics – some arithmetic and a little algebra
6. ENVS 201 – Introductory Environmental Study
This course introduces some of the significant contributions of the social sciences to understand how and why environmental problems happen—the social ‘root causes’ of these problems. Environmentally harmful human behaviour is not merely a fact of life: it is a product of specific social conditions, which can be studied, understood, and changed.
7. TA 211 – Theater Production I
This course introduces and explores theatre from page to stage as a live performing art. Topics include the relationship between theatre and society (historical and contemporary), dramatic structure, theatrical representation, and the crafts of theatre artists such as directors, designers, playwrights, and actors. We will also engage with live performances and video archives of past performances.
8. MUS 125 – Understanding Music
The course begins by examining basic music literacy and core musical elements such as melody, rhythm, harmony, form, and texture. Throughout the course, students apply their understanding through music composition and focus on music’s various purposes and functions, tracking these categories through historical transformations and focuses on sacred music, music for stage and screen, music for public entertainment, music as identity, and music as media.
9. GEOL 304 Fossil Record
This course examines how scientists reconstruct events and life forms of the prehistoric past. In discussion sections, students will be introduced to reading the scientific literature and interpreting examples of data sets, plots, and charts used to analyse the fossil world.
10. J100 Media Professions
Get an introduction to the SOJC majors and a range of dynamic media and communication professions, opportunities, and issues. The course has its hashtag: #MPATUO. Check out what current students are saying.