Picking out your university classes can be one of the most stressful things ever. You know what courses you need to take and what elective options you have but deciding on which class is best for you is the hardest thing. If you have some harder classes, you may be tempted to pick at least one bird course that can allow you to relax a bit. With that in mind, here are 10 classes at 10 of the Easiest Classes at Western University (UWO) that are easy just for you.
1. Psychology 2040 – Child Development
A survey of theory and research in developmental psychology including learning, cognition, perception, personality and social development in infancy and childhood.
2. Philosophy 2715 – Health Care Ethics
Ethical issues in healthcare represent some of the most pressing issues faced by Canadians. In this course, students will learn about the most important bioethical issues across the human life span, from conception to death.
3. Expository Writing 2101 – Introduction to Expository Writing
An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.
4. Computer Science 1033 – Introduction to Multimedia and Communications
This course is an introduction to multimedia concepts and explores the use of different types of media components (text, images, sound, animation and video) to convey ideas and facilitate interaction delivered through a web site.
5. Mathematics 1229 – Methods of Matrix Algebra
A lot of students find this course pretty easy. If you did well in high school advanced functions and calculus. This course should be a bird course.
6. Political Science 1020E – Introduction to Political Science
Students will learn some of the most important ideas, arguments, theories, and ideologies produced in the history of political thought in the West, including power, democracy, freedom, justice, liberalism, conservatism, socialism, feminism, and ecologism.
7. Classics 1000 – Ancient Greece and Rome
Although this course will necessarily include a brief historical outline, it is less concerned with battles and politics than with the cultural and social life and achievements of Greece and Rome.
8. Geography 1400 – Introduction to the Human Environment
This course introduces students to the central problems, concepts, methods and applications of human geography. It pays particular attention to the ways humans interact with the world; for example, population growth, use of natural resources, culturally-based activities, urbanization and settlements, agricultural activities, and industrialization.
9. Earth Science 1089 – Earth, Art and Culture
An examination of Earth materials used over the history of human culture. Topics include: Earth materials as media in the Visual Arts (pigments, stone and clay); rocks, minerals and fossils as motifs in famous works of art; landscape photography; gemstones and jewelry; earth materials in wine and cuisine, and modern technology.
10. Geography 2090 – Space Exploration
This course concerns the exploration of ‘outer’ space, past, present and future, and looks at many ways in which space exploration interacts with our lives and our culture. We will look at space as a place, as a newly accessible part of the domain of human activity.