One of the great ironies in college is that the harder and more prestigious a school is, the stupider the classes that are offered there. Radar Magazine put together a great article highlighting the dumbest of the dumb. Here's a bit
1. Lessons from Lost: A Case StudyVanderbilt UniversityCan you churn anything through the academic meat-grinder and come out with a course about gender, race, and class? Professor John Sloop's freshman seminar uses the plotlines, website, and clever multimedia clues of ABC's abs-driven drama to teach students about "the function of television in everyday politics." Sloop recently told the Vanderbilt Register that he hopes his course will help students "become more reflective about language, word uses, symbols, signs." Perhaps in preparation for The World According to Jim: Religious Iconography and the Belushis.
Journey through the world of wasted tuition with Radar's 10 Most Moronic College Classes.