Looking for some whacky courses? Something like a course on the Beatles or on happiness for that matter. Then, you should try in these colleges. Here’s a list of some of the most whacky courses.
Yale University, Happiness?
If whacky is your calling, head to these colleges for their unusual courses. The most popular class that was started at the beginning of this year was Psychology and the Good Life. The thrice a week lectures began with 300 students. It was taught by Laurie Santos. However, due to its rising popularity, the professor decided not to offer the course at the varsity, but instead make it available for free on an online education platform.
Birmingham City University, Horology
This one of a kind course available in the Birmingham City University focuses on the art and science of time measurement. It is helpful in discovering new designs, materials, and theories behind clocks and watches. It is an undergraduate full-time course starting in September 2018 for three years and costs about $12,000 per year.
Liverpool Hope University, Beatles Music
Unusual as it may seem, this university situated in the home of The Beatles is the only education institute that offers a Masters course in The Beatles, Popular music and Society. The curriculum focuses on the significance of their music in the construction of identities, audiences, ethnicities, industries, and localities. The tuition fee for this unique course is $15,000 approx.
South Devon College, Yacht Operations
This institute, which is part of The University of Plymouth, offers a bachelor’s degree in Yacht operations. This course combines practical qualifications with academic study and provides skills and relevant experience to excel in the marine sector. This is a two-year course and costs about $10,000 per year.
Penn State University, Turfgrass Science
The Turfgrass Science major is a two and four-year undergraduate degree that provides a study in basic and applied sciences, business management courses, and an internship for careers in turfgrass management and related areas. The fee, depending on the credits taken with the flat rate for 12 or more credits per semester, is $6,742.
Source: The Economic Times