10 Easiest Classes at UT at Austin

Looking for courses that will not only ease the rigorous stress of college, very enlightening and a good boost for your GPA? Look no further. These lists of easy courses in the University of Texas will help you out.

1. PGE 301 – Engineering, Energy, the Environment

Enrollment limited to beginning students in petroleum and geosystems engineering. Introduction to the field of petroleum engineering. Overview of energy supply and demand. Studies subsurface engineering and engineering problem-solving methods, with an emphasis on fossil energy exploitation and geologic CO2 storage. Includes aspects of basic petroleum geology. Prerequisite: Credit with a grade of at least C- or registration for Geological Sciences 401 or 303. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. This is a Rotation Hybrid section. The students enrolled will be divided into groups and notified by the instructor which class days you will be allowed to participate in the physical classroom and which days you will participate online.

2. TD 303 – Fundamentals Of Acting

Not open to theatre and dance majors. Basic principles of acting and practical work in scenes from plays. Theatre and Dance 303 and 313C may not both be counted. Designed to accommodate 35 or fewer students. Taught as a Web-based course.

3. EDP 363 – 3-Human Sexuality

Selected approaches to the study of the dynamics of behavior, its antecedents and its appraisal. Taught from a psychological perspective with attention to the physiological, emotional and relationship dimensions of sexuality. Presents factual information and promotes scholarly examination of social and personal factors in developing healthy relationships and sexual expression. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Psychology 301 or another introductory behavioral science course; additional prerequisites may be required for some topics. Additional hour(s) to be arranged. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

4. AMS 310 – Intro to American Studies

An interdisciplinary introduction to the historical exploration of American culture. American Studies 310 and History 315G may not both be counted. May be counted toward the cultural diversity flag requirement. Designed to accommodate 100 or more students. Taught online during scheduled times. Same As: HIS 315G

5. HIS 315K – United States, 1492-1865

Survey of United States history from the colonial period through the Civil War. May be counted toward the cultural diversity flag requirement. Taught online during scheduled times. Includes live-streaming video and requires real-time participation. Go to http://www.laits.utexas.edu/tower/online/courses/ for additional information and to test your computer and internet connectivity.

6. SOC 318 – Juvenile Delinquency

Environments in which juvenile delinquency develops; delinquent subcultures and peer groups; societal reactions in schools, courts, and other agencies. Meets core curriculum requirement for Social & Behavioral Science (I). Designed to accommodate 100 or more students.

7. AET 304 – Foundation Of Art/Entertain Tech

Broad overview of digital media technologies, software, and applications associated with the intersection of the arts and technology. Introduction to the core concepts of the three emphases of the Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies: Music and Sound, New Performance Technologies, and Game and Mobile Media Applications. Also considers the cultural, philosophical, ethical, and practical aspects of entertainment technology. Designed to accommodate 100 or more students. Restricted to Arts and Entertainment Technologies majors. Taught as a web-based course.

8. RTF 305 – Introduction Media Studies

Introduction to historical, cultural, political, economic, and international characteristics of film, television, and other media in society. Meets core curriculum requirement for Visual & Performing Arts (I). Hour(s) to be arranged. Taught as a Web-based course.

9. PHL 304 – Contemporary Moral Problems

Primarily for lower-division students. Philosophical examination of selected moral problems arising out of contemporary society and culture. May be counted toward the ethics flag requirement. Taught partially as a web-based course.

10. AST 103L – Astronomical Observations.

For non-science majors. Observations of the night sky with the naked eye and small telescopes; indoor laboratory activities. May not be counted by students with credit for Astronomy 101L, 302, or 303. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Astronomy 301 or 307. Designed to accommodate 35 or fewer students.

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