While higher education can certainly increase your job prospects and marketability, we are not sure about the purpose of these 25 extremely strange and bizarre college courses.
Maple Syrup: The Real Thing
At Alfred University you can explore the history of maple syrup, and maybe even learn to make it yourself.
Street Fighting Mathematics
This course offered at MIT analyzes fighting with math.
How to Win a Beauty Pageant
Technically the full name of the course offered at Oberlin College is “How to Win a Beauty Pageant: Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity”.
Raptor Natural History, Conservation, and Captive Management
Okay, this course at Cornell University isn’t really about velociraptors. It’s about birds of prey. We know…we were disappointed too.
Elvish, the language of “Lord of the Rings”
At the University of Wisconsin you can let your nerdiness flow unhindered.