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Lifelong Learners Course Offerings

Lifelong Learners Program at King

Spring 2023 Courses

(Remote options available.  Please email [email protected] for information.)


BIOL 1020 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (no Lab)

Dr. Laura Ong

MWF 10:10-11:10am

A continuing study of the structure and function of the human organ systems including the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, reproductive, renal, and endocrine.


CRJU 2800 Serial and Mass Murders

Professor Colette Wilcox

MWF 11:20am-12:20pm

This course explores current research and case studies of serial killers and mass murders. Topics of discussion will include profiling, behavioral case studies, typologies, the history of these phenomena, and our culture’s fascination with this behavior.


FINE 2220 History of Art I

Professor Dagmar Sproll

TR 1:10-2:40pm

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


HIST 3900 History of Ancient Rome

Dr. Kyle Osborn

MWF 11:20am-12:20pm

This course covers the political, military, and cultural history of Rome from the city’s origins to the fall of the Empire in AD 476.


HIST 4001 Scotland In the Age of Renaissance and Reformation

Dr. Martin Dotterweich

TR 1:10-2:40pm

The Renaissance and Reformation came to Scotland against a backdrop of ancient clan loyalties and feuds, divisions between Highlands and Lowlands, concerns about fairies, hunger for prophecy, and fear of witchcraft. We’ll encounter personalities like Mary, Queen of Scots and John Knox, learn to read letters, plays, and songs in Scots, and explore art, architecture, and theology along the way.


PHIL 2440 Asian Philosophy

Dr. Craig Streetman

TR 9:40-11:10am

Survey of principal writings within the Asian philosophical tradition, from the Upanishads to the Buddhist scriptures, and examination of their metaphysical, epistemological, psychological, and ethical standpoints .


PHIL 3720 Ethics

Dr. Craig Streetman

TR 1:10-2:40pm

A study of philosophical and religious theories of ethics and of their application to selected problems.


PSYC 3000 Social Psychology

Dr. Kevin DeFord

MWF 8:00-9:00am

An analysis of the ways in which the social environment influences thought, affect, and behavior. Topics covered include how we perceive our social world and the causes of events, stereotyping and prejudice, attitude formation and change, group processes, close relationships, self- concept, and self-esteem. Emphasis is on the use of both theory and research to understand the social influences on why we think, feel, and behave the way we do .


THTR 1110 Acting I

Professor Alaska Vance

TR 2:50-4:20pm

Students will develop a character in rehearsal and perform the role as part of a theatre production. Students will apply elements of the acting process in rehearsal and performance, engage in play analysis, and assist in a technical area.


THTR 3900 Theatre for Youth

Professor Alaska Vance

TR 1:10-2:20pm

This practice-based course explores topics in theatre for and by young audiences. Students will gain experience developing and performing meaningful work for children and will learn strategies for effectively directing children and youth.


For information on the Lifelong Learning at King program, contact Glenn Sanders, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, at 423.652.4842 or [email protected].

Submit completed application to [email protected].

Note: Books for the classes can be purchased at or most online book retailers.