A lot of students have been asking if there are any easy classes to take at Scranton to help them boost their GPA. Here, we have compiled a list of 10 of the easiest classes at University of Scranton.
1. ART 110 – Basic Drawing
A foundation course designed to develop skills in basic drawing and perception. Various media are employed in exercises involving the use of line and shading, shape and space, and design and composition.
2. ARTH 225 – Art of the Twentieth Century
Beginning with pre- World War I works by Matisse and Picasso, this course surveys the painting, sculpture, architecture and photography of the period known as modernism, ending with an exploration of the contemporary phenomenon of postmodernism. Through examination of both artworks and texts by artists and critics, considerations of style and technique will be integrated with an analysis of historical context.
3. ARAB 101 – Beginning Arabic
Designed for non–Arabic-speaking students, this course studies modern standard Arabic and aims to enable students to use and properly pronounce simple Arabic words and to listen, speak, read and write simple sentences. This course also offers a preliminary approach to Arabic grammar. This class could be taken as an online class.
4. NUTR 110 – Introduction to Nutrition
An introduction to the interrelationship among nutrition, food and the environment as they impact health. Emphasis is placed on the multiple factors that influence food intake. The role and function of nutrients in health promotion and wellness throughout the life cycle will be discussed.
5. GEOG 134 – World Regional Geography
Introduces the major concepts and skills of geography. A regional approach stresses the five themes of geography including location, place, human environment interaction, movement and region.
6. PHIL 210 – Ethics
An examination of moral issues through close readings of important historical texts such as the writings of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Kant or Mill. Themes will include happiness, virtue, the nature of justice, free choice, conscience, natural law and obligation, God and morality.
7. WOMN 215 – Feminism and Social Change
This course examines the relationship between feminism and social change, studying feminist movements and how feminist ideologies, strategies, and individuals influence social movements. Counter-movements and the impact of feminism on society and on individuals will also be studied. This class is great because it fulfills a Women’s Studies foundational course requirement.
8. SOC 110 – Introduction to Sociology
Fundamental principles in the field of sociology. Stratification, ethnicity, deviance; basic institutions of society; social change and demographic trends.
9. WRTG 105 – College Writing I
The first of a two-course sequence that fulfills the University’s Written Communication requirement, this course concentrates on defining and focusing problems, creating arguments, and providing evidence in academic essays.
10. EXSC 212 – Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
Role of nutrients in optimizing human performance. Consideration of caloric and nutrient exercise requirements, gender-specific needs, weight loss/eating disorders, and nutritional ergogenic aids