Buzz·Posted on Aug 9, 201323 Awesomely Weird College Classes To Enroll In ImmediatelyFor when you have that extra elective to fill.by Calvin KasulkeBuzzFeed FellowFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Introduction to Turntablism Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF cheezburger.com Where it's offered: Oberlin Experimental CollegeCourse description: An intro course to becoming the DJ you always knew you could be. Giant robot mask not included. 2. Raptor Natural History, Conservation, and Captive Management Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF fuckyeaharchergifs.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Cornell UniversityCourse description: Unfortunately the "raptors" in this case are birds of prey, not dinosaurs. Bummer. 3. Elvish, the language of "Lord of the Rings" pagetopremiere.com New Line Cinema Where it's offered: University of WisconsinCourse description: For those interested in chatting it up with Legolas and Thranduil, look no further than this course taught by the leading expert in Sindarin (the official term for elvish, for the uninitiated.) 4. Circus Arts Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF youaintpunk.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Triton CollegeCourse description: From magic tricks to juggling to unicycling to whatever "man wheel" is, this class should have all you need to run away from your student loans and join the circus. And yes, the class does include clowning lessons. 5. How to Win a Beauty Pageant ehow.com Where it's offered: Oberlin CollegeCourse description: The full title of this course is "How to Win a Beauty Pageant: Race, Gender, Culture, and U.S. National Identity," and analyzes how gender, class, race and sexuality intersect within pageantry. The class also gets to go on a field trip to a beauty pageant. Yay? 6. The Phallus en.wikipedia.org Where it's offered: Occidental CollegeCourse description: Explore a variety of theories on the phallus through the lenses of Freud, feminism, and queer theory, and the relation of the phallus to the penis. Drop a letter grade every time someone makes a "that's what she said" joke. 7. Street Fighting Mathematics Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF astillaentumente.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCourse description: For those interested in measuring the velocity of a punch to the jaw, this course teaches students to analyze fighting with math. 8. Maple Syrup: The Real Thing blisstree.com Where it's offered: Alfred UniversityCourse description: If you want to explore the history of the creation of maple syrup while learning how to make the sticky stuff yourself, this is the class for you. 9. Superior Beings: If They Exist, How Would We Know? victoria-von-blood.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Alfred UniversityCourse description: In this course students apply game theory to "Omnipotence, Omniscience, Immortality and Incomprehensibility." Whoa. 10. Cyberporn and Society Noah Kalina / Via vi.sualize.us Where it's offered: University at BuffaloCourse description: Unfortunately for porn connoisseurs, this class explores internet porn's effects on technology and human relationships — nothing about appreciation or production. Bummer. 11. Golf Course Management Orion Pictures Corporation / Via ghostbustersnews.com Where it's offered: Tarleton State UniversityCourse description: Maintain the green, build a better sand trap, budget your business, and take field trips to golf courses. Awesome. 12. Xtreme Lit Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF lovegifs.net Where it's offered: Northern Illinois UniversityCourse description: Not content to let their students be worshippers of Thoreau without ever visiting a pond themselves, this course sends participants on outdoor adventures that correspond with the class readings. 13. Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling WWE / Via images4.fanpop.com Where it's offered: MITCourse description: Do you want to explore "the masculine drama of professional wrestling?" Or just watch a bunch of clips of Rey Mysterio kicking people in the head? Here you go. 14. Writing for Video Games and Emerging Media Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF gamerswwag.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Ithaca CollegeCourse description: Students learn how to write for and design their own video games. A class for students who want to write something more brain-melting than Bioshock: Infinite. 15. The Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion Warner Brothers / Via images4.fanpop.com Where it's offered: Moorpark CollegeCourse description: Want to enchant strangers, hex your enemies, transfigure vermin into tea kettles, and anthropologically dissect the differences between various belief systems? This course does one of those things. 16. Tightwaddery, or The Good Life on a Dollar a Day Disney / Via baekdal.com Where it's offered: Alfred UniversityCourse description: The class teaches frugality and the trappings of capitalism, the irony of which is probably not lost on the students enrolled in a private college. 17. The Meaning of Life someecards.com Where it's offered: Rhode Island School of DesignCourse description: Sometimes philosophy classes cut right to the chase. 18. Introduction to Wines Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF reddit.com Where it's offered: Cornell UniversityCourse description: Here's the class that teaches people to use words like "oaky" and "tannins" and how to taste if the barrel the wine was stored in was oak or mahogany. What pairs well with boxed wine? 19. Furniture Making ikea.com Where it's offered: MIT Course description: Did you really like shop class in high school? Is shop class still a thing? Whatever, this class teaches you the history of furniture making and woodworking techniques so you can furnish your dorm with a bunch of sweet handcrafted coffee tables. 20. UFOs in American Society Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF purveyor-of-sin.tumblr.com Where it's offered: Temple UniversityCourse description: An exploration into American society's reaction to the UFO phenomenon, from the military to cults. 21. Soviet Visual Propaganda forkparty.com Where it's offered: Rhode Island School of DesignCourse description: Comes in handy if you want to influence people of the evils of capitalism, or just like using a lot of red in your art. 22. Kitchen Chemistry AMC / Via techno-dads.com Where it's offered: MITCourse description: This course focuses on the chemistry of cooking food in your own kitchen, and experimenting with food to illustrate chemical principles. So basically it's really, really high-level home economics. 23. Underwater Basket Weaving streamwood.net streamwood.net streamwood.net Where it's offered: Reed CollegeCourse description: Exactly what it sounds like.