Online – Undergraduate

Taking classes online allows you the flexibility to go home, travel, or work during the summer and still earn UT credit. You may review the courses offered online here. In the timetable, Distance Education Campus denotes courses in fully online degree programs. Students not enrolled in those programs should select the Knoxville Campus and the attributes for three types of online classes. Current students will register for classes using MyUTK. Visiting college students will complete a VIP application at One Stop Student Services, then register using MyUTK.

Undergraduate Online Courses

 

General Education Courses

3 credit hours
Instructor: Billingsley
Major concepts and methods in the study of culture; survey of cross-cultural similarities and differences in subsistence, social organization, economic, political, and religious institutions; language, ideology and arts. Contributions of anthropology to resolving contemporary human problems. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Social Sciences. Credit Level Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 130 and 137.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Staples
An overview of design as visual message-making and as an act of cultural interpretation. Contemporary and historic design and its forms are examined, along with an introduction to design and creative concepts. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Arts and Humanities.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Hunter
Combination online and in-class delivery mode. Conception through adulthood in various social/ecological contexts. Interrelationships among various aspects of development ― physical, cognitive, emotional, social. Normative and non-normative development. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Social Sciences. Registration Restriction(s): Non-child and family studies majors only.

4 credit hours
Instructor: Baker
Theory of consumer behavior, theory of firms, supply and demand, costs of production, market models, national income and employment theory, money and banking, monetary and fiscal policy, debt, and international economics. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Social Sciences.

3 credit hours
Instructor: McKinney
Study of the earth as an integrated system between physical and biological processes. Focus is on human disturbances, such as habitat destruction and pollution. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Natural Sciences. Credit Restriction: May not be applied toward the geology major. Students may not receive credit for both 202 and 208.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Fowler
Online class with some on-campus sessions. For students not planning to major in the physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, or computer science. Calculus of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, with applications. Credit Restriction: Students who receive a grade of C or better in 141, 147, or 152 may not subsequently receive credit for 125. Prerequisite(s): 119 or 130 or 123. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Quantitative Reasoning.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Murphy
Nutritional concepts, current consumer issues in nutrition, nutritional needs through life cycle, and international nutrition concerns and/or issues. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Natural Sciences.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Dees
Introduction to religion in culture and society, including examination of religious traditions from China, India, and the Mediterranean world. Writing-emphasis course.
Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultures and Civilizations.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Darby
Introduction to religion in culture and society, focusing on cross-cultural interpretation and the treatment of common problems and themes within religious traditions. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultures and Civilizations.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Stevens
Data collection techniques. Graphical and numerical summaries of data. Introduction to probability and probability distributions. Binomial and normal distributions. Inference for a single mean, a single proportion, difference in means and difference in proportions using confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Simple linear regression and correlation. Association between categorical variables. Use of statistical computing software. Applied course appropriate for a general audience. Satisfies General Education Requirement: Quantitative Reasoning. Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 125 or Mathematics 141.

Additional Undergraduate Courses

3 credit hours
Instructor: Nownes
Popular culture related to American politics and government focusing on the role of film, television, fiction, music, drama, art, and sports. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Cinema Studies 312; Political Science 312).

4 credit hours
Instructor: Jain
Completely online with proctored exams. First semester of a two-course sequence. Covers amino acid and protein structure and chemistry, protein folding, enzyme reactions mechanisms, carbohydrate and lipid structure, function and metabolism, photosynthesis and carbon fixation, membrane biochemistry, thermodynamics of biological systems, vitamins and coenzymes, citric acid cycle and oxidative phosphorylation, and signal transduction. Prerequisite(s): Chemistry 350. Corequisite(s): Chemistry 360. Intended for biology majors in BCMB concentration but also open to biology majors in other concentrations.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Nownes
Popular culture related to American politics and government focusing on the role of film, television, fiction, music, drama, art, and sports. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as Cinema Studies 312; Political Science 312).

3 credit hours
Instructor: Dunn
Application of concepts, principles, techniques, and models from educational psychology to facilitate student learning and creation of effective classroom environments. Registration Restriction(s): Admission to teacher education.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Milloway
Materials for children in leisure time or classroom activities. Criteria for selecting books, magazines, recordings, films, and related materials. Storytelling and other devices for encouraging reading.
4 credit hours
Instructor: TBA
Calculus of functions in two or more dimensions. Includes solid analytic geometry, partial differentiation, multiple integration, and selected topics in vector calculus. Prerequisite(s): 142 or 148.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Dydak
Development of major ideas in mathematics from ancient to modern times and the influence of these ideas in science, technology, philosophy, art, and other areas. Includes at least one in-class essay examination and 3,000 words of writing outside the classroom. Writing-emphasis course. Prerequisite(s): 251 or 257. Prerequisite(s): 300 or 307.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Dydak
Axiomatic and historical development of neutral, Euclidean, and hyperbolic geometry stressing proof technique and critical reasoning. Models of Non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite(s): 300 or 307.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Collins
Introduction to basic concepts of business, career options in business, and fundamentals of management, leadership, and organizational design. Corequisite(s): Accounting 200.

3 credit hours
Instructor: McConville
Online with on-campus exams. Theory and practice of basic elements of music.

1 credit hour
Instructor: Colby
Developments, issues, and problems in nutrition. Topics will vary. Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 3 hours. Registration Restriction(s): Nutrition majors only; minimum student level ― junior. Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Fall
Theories and principles of public relations. Overview of public relations in management of business, government, institutions and organizations. Brief case studies and public relations projects.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Freeland
Selected public policy issues confronting the nation, including the background, nature, and effects of present policies, and options for the future. Writing-emphasis course.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Nownes
Popular culture related to American politics and government focusing on the role of film, television, fiction, music, drama, art, and sports. Writing-emphasis course. (Same as American Studies 312; Cinema Studies 312.)

3 credit hours
Instructor: Sharma
Law as a process through which social problems are addressed in the United States. Examples from case law, legislation, and administrative regulation. Writing-emphasis course.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Pacelle
Courts as components of political systems and public policy-making through judicial decision-making.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Kim
Understanding of behavior of individual and family, demographics, family life cycle, family dynamics and roles, cultural and ethnic influences, and individual and family decision making.

3 credit hours
Instructor: Lim
Issues concerning the use of the Internet and related technologies to improve and/or transform retail businesses. Emphasizes analysis of consumers and product/service types in online retailing and the effective management of online catalogs. Also direct retailing methods that involve technology such as interactive TV and m-commerce (mobile). Prerequisite(s): 210 or Management 201.

All courses are subject to availability, and the above descriptions are subject to change. Always consult the timetable and online catalog for the most recent information.