Which Bizarre Class Should You Take at MSU? Getting Credits off the Beaten Path

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Are you tired of sifting through thousands of MSU classes to find the perfect elective to fill your schedule with? Let ing help you find the best, unique class that you definitely won’t fall asleep in.

  1. What’s your favorite way to take advantage of warm weather?
    1. Lay out in Adams Field and play frisbee with friends!
    2. Scope out the best darty.
    3. Plan the best summer outfits on Pinterest.
    4. Go for a run.

  2. What is on your travel bucket list?
    1. All of the National Parks.
    2. Anywhere tropical.
    3. Paris, New York, Milan… the big cities!
    4. The Amazon rainforest.

  3. How would your friends describe you?
    1. Skillful
    2. Mischievous 
    3. Creative
    4. Energetic

  4. How would you describe your style?
    1. Practical
    2. Preppy
    3. Fashion-forward
    4. Casual

  5. Pick a hobby:
    1. Gardening
    2. Cooking
    3. Drawing
    4. Hiking

  6. What’s your favorite thing about MSU’s campus?
    1. All 5,200 acres of it!
    2. The Rock.
    3. The Red Cedar River.
    4. All of the different gyms to choose from!

  7. Which quote resonates with you the most?
    1. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir
    2. “I am Beyonce, always.” -Michael Scott
    3. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must alwaysbe different.” -Coco Chanel
    4. “Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” -Jackie Chan

  8. What do you plan to do after graduation?
    1. Achieve the “American Dream” with the perfect yard and a white picket fence.
    2. Move to a big city and never look back!
    3. Be a lifelong learner.
    4. Take a gap year and travel.

If you got mostly A’s… you should take CSS 202: World of Turf! You know what you want and are motivated to get there. You want to soak up all the knowledge that you can, so why not learn all there is to know about turf? It may seem boring to some people, but this offers information you can use for the rest of your life.

Class description: Role of turf in society and the environment. Principles underlying establishment and maintenance of turf on athletic fields, parks, home lawns and golf courses. Aesthetic, safety and economic aspects of turfgrass management practices.


If you got mostly B’s… you should take HRT 430: Exploring Wines and Vines! College is always fun, but it’s also serious… or, it can be both. Taking a wine class will help you move past your Moscato phase (seriously, it’s time) while equipping you with knowledge to impress your friends and family!

Class description: Consumer-oriented study of wine history, production methods, climatic influences, cultural impacts, social responsibility and economic impact of wine industry as part of modern agriculture. Sensory evaluation and its relationship to food pairings. Field trip required.


If you got mostly C’s… you should take ATD 325: Design by Draping! You’ve always been the more creative type. Some people may think drapes are boring, but after this class, you’ll be even more creative than you thought you could be!

Class description: Execution of original designs by fabric manipulation on a form. Evaluation of fit, drape and balance.


If you got mostly D’s… you should take KIN 102N: Introduction to Wing Chun! Your adventurous spirit always leads you to try new things, even if you don’t know exactly what’s going to happen next. Why not get out of your comfort zone and stay in shape while doing it?

Class description: Learning to balance, focus and self-defense techniques of Wing Chun.