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FYS 129 Courses

First Year Studies offers a variety 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
A Well World: Personal Wellness and Global Food Systems Sarah Colby 25486 & 25487 Full Term Two different sections: Section 1- Tuesdays 3:40PM-4:55PM Section 2 - Thursdays 3:40PM-4:55PM
American Protest Music, 1930-2018 Scott Frey 25489 Full Term Thursdays 9:40AM-10:55AM
American Sign Language Studies Jeffrey Davis 25495 Second Tuesdays 5:05PM-7:45PM
Are you a cyborg? Amy Elias 25474 Full Term Tuesdays 2:10PM-3:25PM
Creatively Connect with Youth Melinda Gibbons 25429 First Mondays and Wednesdays 12:20PM-1:10PM
CSI Knoxville – 1863 Robert Freeland 25494 Full Term Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:05PM-6:20PM
Diets and Body Health Guoxun Chen 25475 Full Term Wednesdays 3:35PM-4:25PM
Exploring the Music of the Grateful Dead Peter Frenandez 25476 Full Term Wednesdays 2:30PM-3:20PM
Fast and Furious: The Robin Hoods of Modern Times Michael Martinez 25430 First Wednesdays 2:30PM-4:25PM
Gardening For Life Joanne Logan 25493 Second Tuesdays 3:40PM-6:20PM
Harry Potter and Culture Patricia Freeland 25477 Full Term Mondays 2:30PM-3:20PM
Kendrick Lamar, Urban Prophet? Steven Waller 32498 First Mondays and Wednesdays 10:10AM-11AM
Marion Morrison to John Wayne Ernest Bernard 25478 Full Term Tuesdays 5:05PM-6:20PM
Marketing for Musicians Barbara Murphy 25485 Full Term Thursdays 9:40AM-10:55AM
Mathematics and Finances Luis Finotti 25483 Full Term Mondays 11:15AM-12:05PM
MIND :: GAMES Cary Staples 25491 Full Term Tuesdays 5:05PM-6:20PM
Mirror Matter in the Universe Yuri Kamyshkov 25479 Full Term Tuesdays 3:40PM-4:55PM
So you want to be a veterinarian? Kim Newkirk 25480 Full Term Wednesdays 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
The Business of Fashion Michelle Childs 25483 Full Term Wednesday 4:40PM-5:30PM
The Greening of America’s Cities Jon Hathaway 25481 Full Term Mondays 12:20PM-1:10PM
The Science of Basketball Shooting Mark Fly 25490 First Thursdays 2:10PM-3:25PM
Truth, Justice, & Superheroes Stergios Botzakis 25431 First Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:10 PM-3:25 PM (First Session Only)
Young Adult Lit Book Club Susan Groenke 25488 Full Term Wednesdays 1:25PM-2:15PM
Zombies in Film Since 1968 Robert Trigiano 25482 Full Term Wednesdays 5:45PM-7:35PM

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