There are a ton of easy courses at the University of Iowa. Whether you’re looking for a GPA boost, or it’s your senior year and you want to take something completely different, we have the courses for you. Keep reading for these easy courses, general ed. edition.
1. Elements of Art (ARTS:1010) : 3 semester hour
A drawing is due every week and a presentation every 2 weeks. There is no exam, but a portfolio is due at the end of the semester!
2. Element of digital photography (ARTS:1060): 3 semester hour
There is an assignment due every 2 weeks and there is no exam. THe only thing that is due is a short story at the end of the semester. Attendance is mandatory for this class!
3. The first year Japanese (JPNS:1002): 5 semester hour
There are no more than two assignments every week with a quiz every 2-3 weeks.Quiz: There is a midterm and a final, so be ready to take exams. Attendance for this class is mandatory.
4. Creative writing (CW:1800): 3 semester hour
Homework every week on peer reviewing other people’s writing and individual essays/poems are also required. There a short quizzes and readings throughout the semester. There is no exam, but there is a portfolio due at the end of the semester. Attendance for this class is mandatory!
5. Physics everyday experience (PHYS:1200): 3 semester hour
The assignment is either online or 5-10 homework due on paper per week. There is a quiz usually every two weeks. There is a midterm and a final to keep in mind. Attendance is mandatory for this class.
6. History of jazz (MUS:1720): 3 semester hour
There are weekly essays and readings due for this class, so be ready to read and write. There is a midterm and a final exam that are based on songs. Attendance is done at random around 5 times per semester.
7. Recital attendance for non-major (Mus:1010): 1 semester hour
You have to attend 11 rehearsals otherwise nothing else is required for this class, not even attendance.
8. Intermediate Jazz (DANC:2020): 2 semester hour
This course is based off of your final performance with no exam.
9. Element of Jewlery and metal arts (ARTS:1030): 3 semester hour
Attendance is mandatory and your grade is based off of making jewelry.
10. Voice for non-major (MUS:1020): 1 semester hour
There is a final performance, otherwise there are no assignments or exams. Attendance for this class is mandatory!