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Crazy College Classes You Need to Take ASAP

Want to learn about Harry Potter or Game of Thrones? There’s a class for that. How about a class that teaches you all about selfies? Yes, there’s a class for that too. Colleges across the nation are starting to offer more diverse courses to include popular culture topics. These classes can sometimes be counted towards your major or just for you to take as an elective. If your college offers any of these classes or something similar, take advantage and sign up!

Here are 15 crazy, unique and interesting college classes you definitely want to take:

Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame

University of South Carolina

Department: Sociology

Lady Gaga
Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse – Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior

Michigan State University

School of Social Work

zombie attack
The Physics of Star Trek

Santa Clara University

Department: Physics

Star trek space ship
Ice Cream Short Course

Penn State University

Department: Food Science

ice cream
Game of Thrones

University of Virginia

Department: English

Game of Thrones cast
Politicizing Beyoncé

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Department: Women & Gender Studies

Beyonce singing
Nip, Tuck, Perm, Pierce, Tattoo, Embalm: Adventures with Embodied Culture

Alfred University

Department: Social Sciences

tattoos on arm
‘California Here We Come’ The O.C. & Self-Aware Culture of 21st Century America

Duke University

Department: English

THE O.C.- The cast of The O.C. L-R: Adam Brody, Rachel Bilson, Peter Gallagher, Kelly Rowan, Benjamin McKenzie, Mischa Barton, Melinda Clarke
The Art of Walking

Centre College

Department: Environmental Studies

woman walking for exercise
Jay Z and Kanye West

University of Missouri

Department: English

Jay Z and Kanye West
#SelfieClass

University of Southern California

Department: Writing

bearded man taking a selfie
The Sociology of Miley Cyrus

Skidmore College

Department: Sociology

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 21:  Singer Miley Cyrus poses in the Elvis Duran Broadcast Room during the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 21, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Clear Channel)
Wordplay: A Wry Plod from Babel to Scrabble

Princeton University

Department: Freshman Seminar

scrabble board
Kingdom: To Hogwarts, Harry: An Intensive Study of Harry Potter Through the British Isles

Central Michigan University

Department: English/Study Abroad

Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy
Comics and Graphic Novels

University of Pennsylvania

Department: English

comic book sketch

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