Some common college classes in the U.S. are freshman composition and U.S. history, states HumanitiesIndicators.org. Other common college classes include introductory literature and Western civilization/culture courses and language courses such as introductory and intermediate Spanish.
Common college courses taken by bachelor degree recipients also include general psychology, physical education activities, introduction to philosophy and general biology. Taking some specific courses such as economics, computer programming, calculus and statistics can make students more likely to be employed after graduation, according to Forbes. Taking courses in communications, management and financial planning is also likely to increase the degree of employability for a college grad.