In this post, we take a look at some of the easiest courses you can take at Virginia Commonwealth University that are proven to help you attain that perfect grade you always wanted. Here is a list of 10 of the easiest classes at VCU.
1. ANTH 103 – Introduction to Anthropology
A general survey of anthropology with emphasis on learning about and from global cultures, and on the four fields of anthropology.
2. ARTE 250 – Computer Technology in Art Education
The use of computer as a tool for creating electronic imagery, as a filtering mechanism for traditional media and to develop teaching materials for the pre-K through 12th-grade classroom. The course includes an introduction to presentation technology, digital imaging and Web page design. Ethical and copyright issues related to new technologies will be addressed.
3. ADLT 402 – How Adults Learn
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Overview of the adult as a learner. Topics include how and what adults learn, why adults participate in learning and major barriers to learning for adults. Implications for teachers/trainers of adults are explored.
4. BIOL 103 – Environmental Science
Online presentations, assignments, debates and exams require students to understand situations and ideas that involve scientific, social and economic concepts associated with Earth’s environment. Laboratory exercises reinforce major course concepts. Integrates aspects of biology, chemistry, geology, physics and sociology. Topics include ecology, evolution, natural resources, air and water resources, energy and recycling, population biology, and sustainable global societies. Not applicable as a prerequisite for any biology course at the 200 level or above, nor for credit toward the B.S. in Biology.
5. ENGL 206 – American Literature II
An introduction to the literature of the United States from the 1860s to the present, emphasizing connections among the representative works.
6. ENVS 105 – Physical Geology
A descriptive approach to physical geology dealing with the history and structure of the earth, catastrophic events and geology as it relates to the contemporary environment.
7. HIST 300 – Introduction to Historical Study
This introduction to the historical discipline is required of all history majors. It is designed to enhance basic research, writing and study skills in order to increase student appreciation of, and performance in, the advanced courses within the history major.
8. HPEX 201 – Individual Sports and Lifelong Leisure Activities
Health, physical education and exercise science majors only. Prepares students to develop educational skills and methodology for instruction of individual sports in the classroom, gymnasium and outdoor field settings; students acquire skills needed to teach individual sports in middle and high school environments.
9. MATX 602 – History of Media, Art, and Text
Examines the history of communication technologies in their social and cultural contexts, with an emphasis on the development of contemporary digital technology and new media. Students will explore how the interactions between communication practices and technologies are related to institutions, identity formation, cultural values, social practices and economic conditions.
10. PADM 585 – Power, Influence and Organizational Competence
This course will explore the strategies and tactics of power and influence use in large-scale public organizations. A framework for use of influence strategies will be presented and tactical methodologies will be examined through case study and simulation.