A spokesperson for the college told Fox News Digital that it "occasionally offers elective courses like this as an opportunity to analyze social issues.
Descriptions of these courses, while alarming to some readers, help students decide if they wish to engage in serious investigation of controversial subjects," the spokesperson said.
As part of this analysis, Westminster College and universities across the county often examine potentially offensive topics like pornography to further understand their pervasiveness and impact.
Our approach to this billion-dollar industry is as both a cultural phenomenon that reflects and reinforces sexual inequalities but holds the potential to challenge sexual and gender norms and as an art form that requires serious contemplation," the course description states.
Westminster College will be offering the class, titled "Film 300O Porn," and states on its website that "hard core pornography" is more popular than "Sunday night football.