Kutztown University Announces Two Free Alumni Courses for Spring 2021

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KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown University, in conjunction with the Kutztown University Foundation (KUF), offers free online courses for all alumni of the university. Registration for the 2021 spring semester alumni classes is now open.

This spring's classes include:

  • Successful Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Planning, Dr. Peter Roland
  • "Play it again, Sam!” – Music in and on film, Dr. Nicole McClure

These classes are 100% online and will appear on your transcript; however, they may not be used toward a degree program at Kutztown University. Classes are graded on a Pass/Not Pass basis. These classes do not count toward any Act 48 credits.

Spring 2021 classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Successful Retirement Wealth Accumulation and Planning

There is a retirement crisis in this country. Many people will have inadequate financial resources in their retirement stage of life. This course is beneficial to anyone who wishes to achieve a successful retirement no matter their stage in life. Through knowledge and the use of basic strategies tailored to one’s unique personal situation, the chances of a successful retirement are greatly enhanced. This course is designed to be practical in nature so that participants can act in their own personal lives to help reach their goals.

"Play it again, Sam!” – Music in and on film

"Play it again, Sam!” – Music in and on film provides a survey of the symbiosis of music and cinema and the critical role that music plays in making meaning in cinema. Students will study the invention of sound in cinema, cinematic scores and soundtracks, and various ways music plays front in the center of narrative and documentary film, including musician biopics, documentaries, narrative films, musicals, and more. This is a 1-credit course for alumni via distance education.

For more information visit https://www.kuf.org/alumni/alumni-courses or contact Erin Gautier, administrative assistant, KUF, at 610-683-4110 or alumni@kuf.org.