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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
Always Be Skeptical Todd Freeberg 25362 Full Term Wednesdays 10:10AM-11AM
American Sign Language Studies Jeffrey Davis 33287 Second Tuesdays 5:05PM-7:45PM
Apocalypse in Science Fiction Cinema Harry Dahms 25311 Full Term Tuesdays 2:10PM-3:25PM
Can a Robot Have a Mind? Bruce MacLennan 25368 Full Term Fridays 2:30PM-3:30PM
Community Gardening Joanne Logan 25373 Second Tuesdays 3:40PM-5:30PM
Developing Healthy Romantic Relationships Spencer Olmstead 25356 Full Term Monday 12:40PM-1:55PM
Diets and Body Health Guoxun Chen 25367 Full Term Wednesdays 3:35PM-4:25PM
Digging in the Archives: Knoxville’s Queer History Donna Braquet 33286 Full Term Thursdays 5:05PM-6:20PM
Fast and Furious: The Robin Hoods of Modern Times Michael Martinez 25310 First Wednesdays and Fridays 2:30PM-3:30PM
Greatest Movies You’ve Never Seen Ernest Bernard 25364 Full Term Tuesdays 5:05PM-7:15PM
Harry Potter and Culture Patricia Freeland 25372 Full Term Mondays and Wednesdays 1:25PM-2:15PM
Inside Tennessee Athletics Robin Hardin 25357 Full Term Wednesdays 12:20PM-1:10PM
Jazzin’ It Up Around the World Miroslav Hristov 25354 Full Term Wednesdays 12:20PM-1:10PM
Mathematics and Finances Luis Finotti 25369 Full Term Mondays 11:15AM-12:05PM
Media and Democracy Mark Harmon 25360 Full Term Wednesdays 2:30PM-3:30PM
Meditation for Academic Success Kenton Yeager 25363 Full Term Friday 10:10AM-11AM
Seed Library Teresa Walker 33288 Full Term Thursdays 3:40PM-4:55PM
So you want to be a veterinarian? Kim Newkirk 25358 Full Term Wednesdays 11:15 AM-12:05 PM
SS Titanic – History and Enduring Pop Culture Lessons Shelley Binder 33080 Full Term Tuesdays 9:40AM-10:55AM
The Apocalypse Before Zombification Gregor Kalas 25366 Full Term Mondays 2:30PM-3:30PM
The Business of Fashion Michelle Childs 25359 Full Term Wednesday 12:20PM-1:10PM
The Human Race: Running and Society Meredith Hale 25365 Full Term Tuesdays 3:40PM-4:55PM
The Science of Basketball Shooting Mark Fly 25355 Full Term Thursdays 2:10PM-3:25PM
Walk in the Woods Lori Roessner 33289 Full Term Tuesdays 11:10AM-12:25PM
Young Adult Lit Book Club Susan Groenke 25370 Full Term Wednesdays 12:20PM-1:10PM
Zombies in Film Since 1968 Robert Trigiano 25361 Full Term Wednesdays 5:45PM-7:45PM