Cool Courses

Explore our ever-expanding list of must-take Rollins College classes and go behind the scenes of some of the most interesting college courses you’ll find anywhere.

The Science of Sustenance

Edible experiments are making students rethink their relationship with food.

Cool Class: The Science of Sustenance

Creating the Digital Future

This project-based course goes beyond learning HTML to examine how computer science, the web, and digital media are shaping our society.

Cool Class: Creating the Digital Future

Strategies for Changemakers

This 300-level course is all about learning what it really takes to become, as Gandhi encouraged us to do, the change we want to see in the world.

Cool Class: Strategies for Changemakers


A new RCC course for first-year students culminates with an exhibition at Rollins’ Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

Cool Class: AfroFantastic

Physics for Future Presidents

First-year students jump at the chance to become scientifically literate, learning how things work so they can understand why they’re important.

Cool Class: Physics for Future Presidents

The Science of Superheroes

From the Hulk to Spider-Man, a Rollins College class examines the powers of superheroes.

Cool Class: The Science of Superheroes

American Dreams & Nightmares in 20th-Century Literature

First-year students study how culture and context influence our values, fears, and aspirations.

Cool Class: American Dreams & Nightmares in 20th-Century Literature


First-year students eager to dive into college get a crash course in how the world works and how they can be part of changing the narrative.

Cool Class: Globalization

Incarceration and Inequality

Rollins students examine how well our country actually guarantees equal justice under the law.

Cool Class: Incarceration and Inequality

Job Market Boot Camp

Graduating seniors don their best business attire and get intensive training on how to excel in the global workforce.

Cool Class: Job Market Boot Camp