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Fall 2018 Course Offerings for Audit

For information on the Lifelong Learning at King program, contact the office of registration and records at 423.652.6317 or Books for the classes can be purchased at or most online book retailers.

BIBL 2251: The Old Testament and Interpretation

Alderman, Brian; TR 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM , Sells Hall 201

A survey of the content, message, and literary forms of the books of the Old Testament with attention given to the principles of biblical interpretation.

BIOL 110: Principles of Biology

Ong, Han Chuan; MWF 10:10 AM – 11:10 AM, Nicewonder 104

Introductory biology for non-majors offered on all delivery platforms. This course is not appropriate for students who wish to pursue a career in the health or natural sciences. This course does not count toward major requirements in Biology, and Biology majors who receive credit for Biology 2110 cannot receive credit for this course. Topics include the hierarchical organization of life, cell structure and function, cellular metabolism, cell reproduction, transmission and molecular genetics, and diversity of organisms. Four hours of lecture, two hours of laboratory per week. 

CRJU 1500: Introduction to Criminal Justice

Mongold, Jennifer; TR 9:40 AM – 11:10 AM, Sells Hall 211

This is an introductory course for the Criminal Justice program. It is a survey of the history and function of the different sections of the American criminal justice system including courts, corrections, and law enforcement. Additional topics will include the future of the justice system as well as an introduction to alternatives to our current justice responses.

ENGL 3610: Early American Literature

Story, Brandon; MWF 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM, Sells Hall 101

An introduction to the writings and documents of the first generations of European settlers throughout the revolutionary period.

FINE 2210: History of Art I

Sproll, Dagmar; TR 1:10 PM – 2:40 PM, Sells Hall 201

A survey of the history of western art through investigation of the architecture, painting, and sculpture from the Paleolithic Age through the Renaissance.

HIST 3775: Great Depression/World War II

Osborn, Kyle; MWF 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM, Kline 120

This class will cover American history from 1919 to 1945. It will analyze the consequences of WWI, the causes of the Great Depression, and the achievements and limitations of the New Deal. The class will further highlight the causes of WWII, America’s tepid response to the international crises of the 1930s, and American involvement in the war. The class will also analyze the varied transformations wrought on American society during these tumultuous years. This course will provide an upper level elective for history majors/minors.

MATH 1500: Cryptology: The Science of Secret Writing

Linderman, Bill; MWF 1:40 PM – 2:40 PM, White Hall 120

A study of the classic methods of encryption and decryption, focusing on several historical methods of encryption and simple techniques involving transposition ciphers, modular arithmetic, and matrices.

MUSC 2000: Music in Context

Flannagan, Pat; MWF 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM, Chapel 18

An introduction to the fundamentals of music, exploring a variety of musical genres and developing an understanding of diverse musical styles. Emphasis is given to the development of listening skills, musical vocabulary, the cultural and historical context of music, and musical styles. Out-of-class listening assignments and attendance at live concerts are required.

PHIL 3500: History of Philosophy Survey

Streetman, Craig; MWF 11:20 AM – 12:20 PM, Sells 211

This course offers a survey and examination of significant thought from within the history of philosophy. The course content will cover pivotal metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical movements from the ancient Greek era to 21st Century. It will provide understanding of the philosophical underpinnings of current ways of thought, a stream of thought against which to compare Christian beliefs, along with some measure of insight into the fundamental questions of human life.

PSYC 4050: Abnormal Psychology

Thompson, Chuck; TR 9:40 PM – 1:10 PM, White Hall 011

This course covers the diagnostic criteria and major theoretical explanations for various psychological disorders, including anxiety, mood, psychotic, and personality disorders.

RELG 2430: Encountering the World’s Religions

Kreiss, Dan; TR 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Sells Hall 108

This course is a survey dealing with the ideas and practices of the world’s major religions. This introduction provides opportunity for Christian interface with world religions, cults, and sects.