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FYS 129 Courses

First Year Studies offers a variety of of 129 sections every fall and spring semester. The topics will vary every semester and year, dependent upon what the professor wishes to offer. So if you see something you want to take, make sure you sign up now; it may not be offered next semester!


Title Professor CRN Session Time
42: The Rest of the Story Steven Waller 25808 First Mondays and Wednesdays 10:10 AM -11:00 AM (First Session Only)
American Sign Language Linguistics Jeffrey Davis 25867 Full Tuesdays 5:05 PM-6:20 PM
Better by science? Todd Freeberg 25853 Full Mondays 3:35 PM - 4:25 PM
Bought & Sold: Buying & Selling Online Joel Diambra 25870 Full Mondays 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
Can a Robot Have a Mind? Bruce MacLennan 25854 Full Wednesdays 4:40 PM-5:30 PM
Cities through the Cinema Ron Kalafsky 25809 First Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:40 AM-10:55 AM (First Session Only)
Classic Film Noir Ernest Bernard 25873 Full Tuesdays 5:05 PM-6:20 PM
CSI Knoxville – 1863 Robert Freeland 25877 Full Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:40 PM -4:55 PM (Second Session Only)
Developing Healthy Romantic Relationships Spencer Olmstead 25872 Full Thursdays 12:40 PM-1:55 PM
Diets and Body Health Guoxun Chen 25855 Full Wednesdays 3:35 PM-4:25 PM
Gardening for Life Joanne Logan 25878 Second Tuesdays 3:40 PM-5:30 PM (Second Session Only)
Harry Potter and Culture Patricia Freeland 25857 Full Mondays 4:40 PM-5:30 PM
Jazzing it up Around the World Miroslav Hristov 25869 Full Wednesdays 2:30 PM-3:20 PM
Leather Mask Making Marianne Custer 25858 Full Thursdays 3:40 PM-4:55 PM
Meditation for Academic Success Kenton Yeager 25859 Full Fridays 10:10 AM-11:00 AM
Mind::Games .. Augmenting Reality to change your mind… Cary Staples 25860 Full Tuesdays 3:40 PM-4:55 PM
Out of the Past, Into the Future Donna Braquet 25871 Full Mondays 12:20 PM-1:10 PM
Radio-TV Sports Norman Swan 25879 Second Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:40 AM-10:55 AM (Second Session Only)
Restoring Nature: Sustainability in the Real World Michael McKinney 25861 Full Tuesdays 12:40 PM-1:55 PM
SEC Football Mark Windham 25862 Full Tuesdays 8:10 AM -9:25 AM
So you want to be a veterinarian? Kim Newkirk 25863 Full Wednesdays 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
Social Comment in Science Fiction Films of the 1950s and 1960s Robert Trigiano 25864 Full Wednesdays 5:45 PM-7:35 PM (Two-Hour Course)
Sociology and Science-Fiction Films: Artificial Intelligence, Love, and Utopia Harry Dahms 25874 Full Tuesdays 2:10 PM-3:25 PM
The Business of Fashion Michele Childs 25865 Full Thursdays 2:10 PM-3:25 PM
The Living Library: Who Do You Think You Are? Camille Hall 25868 Full Mondays 1:25 PM-2:15 PM
Truth, Justice, & Superheroes Stergios Botzakis 25880 First Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:10 PM-3:25 PM (First Session Only)
Wellness: The Art and Science of Healthy Living (Wellness LLC only) Sarah Colby 25866 Full Wednesdays 12:20 PM-1:10 PM
Who do you think you are? Shawn Spurgeon 25810 First Mondays and Wednesdays 11:15 AM -12:05 PM (First Session Only)

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